The economic impact of the Symphony on Corpus Christi is considerable every year, with a budget of approximately $800,000 added to the community. What’s more, the CCSO keeps cultural entertainment dollars in the community, indirectly supporting our hotels and restaurants, attracting tourists and skilled workers and improving Corpus Christi’s image as a “culturally diverse and enticing city” in which to visit, work and live.
The Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra maintains a strong presence in the Coastal Bend, serving thousands through subscription concerts, educational programs for children and adults, and other special events. CCSO patrons are typically well educated and highly sophisticated. There are many opportunities available for sponsorships. Corporations may sponsor general operations or align themselves with one of the following programs:
Subscription Concerts and other special events
By offering its talents and those of world class guest performers to local audiences, the CCSO acts as a cultural ambassador for the entire Coastal Bend area. The CCSO produces a series of 6 subscription concerts annually, a special non-subscription concert from time to time , and other events, many of which feature internationally reknown guest artists. Concert, Artist and other types of sponsorships afford your company branding rights and other benefits and privileges based on the level of sponsorship.
As the leader among performing arts organizations in the Coastal Bend, the CCSO strives to introduce orchestral music to new listeners, develop the appreciation of experienced listeners, supports and mentors young artists and champions the work of other arts education programs. Through financial support of our Youth Symphony program, Youth Education Concerts, Pre-Concert lectures, live broadcasts, student vouchers, and a variety of other education programs, your company can assist the CCSO in touching the lives of thousands of area residents of diverse ages and cultures in a way no other program is able to accomplish. Your company will also receive branding rights and other benefits and privileges based on the level of sponsorship.
Why should your company invest in the CCSO?
- To support quality-of-life programs that attract businesses and employees to Corpus Christi.
- To let others know you are an active corporate citizen willing to invest in our community.
- To support performing arts education in and outside our public schools and to the general community.
How can you justify this with the shareholders?
- It associates your company with excellence.
- It keeps entertainment money in the community.
- Your company will be identified as a partner for the continuation of the performing arts in this community and in assisting/promoting economic development.
What do you get in return?
There are a variety of exclusive benefits and privileges your company will receive according to your level of sponsorship. These may include advertising in our program book; inclusion of your corporate logo or name in media (including TV) and print advertising; complimentary tickets; invitations to dress rehearsals; post concert receptions to meet the conductor, musicians, and guest artists; inclusion in the multimedia presentation in the lobby of the Performing Arts Center before concerts; access to our database; inclusion on our website and more.
If you are interested in becoming a corporate sponsor, please contact the Symphony office at (361) 882-2717.