Contributions from those who enjoy Music of the Baroque concerts and believe in the value of the performing arts make it possible for us to engage Chicago’s very best musicians, program large-scale choral masterpieces by Bach and Handel, feature world-class soloists and conductors, and introduce Chicago audiences to undiscovered musical treasures from the rich and varied repertoire we explore.
There are numerous ways you can make a gift to Music of the Baroque:
Invest $1,500 or more and enjoy the special benefits of membership in the Con Brio Society.
Our 2022 Gala was held on Saturday, October 15, 2022. Next year's gala will take place on October 21, 2023! Please contact Director of Development Jason Givan for information about individual, corporate, or raffle sponsorship opportunities.
Gifts of appreciated securities are a convenient way to support Music of the Baroque and at the same time generate tax savings. In many cases, you can avoid capital gains tax by transferring an appreciated asset rather than selling it and donating the proceeds. For information about transferring stock to Music of the Baroque click here, or contact Director of Development Jason Givan
Many companies match employees’ charitable contributions. You may be able to double or even triple the value of your gift in this way, and receive increased benefits and visibility that come with a new giving level. Contact your employer’s human resources or public affairs department to see if your gift to Music of the Baroque qualifies for a matching gift.
Remember Music of the Baroque in your will. Legacy gifts made through your will or estate plan express your love of music and help to secure Music of the Baroque’s future while offering tax and financial advantages to you and your estate. When you choose to honor Music of the Baroque with a planned gift, you become a member of the Baroque Forever Society and receive special benefits and recognition. For more information, or to inform us that you have already included Music of the Baroque in your estate plan, contact Declan McGovern, Executive Director.