BENEFITS


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ENJOY THE BENEFITS.

When you support Music by the Lake, you contribute to the entertaining summer events presented by the festival for the Geneva Lake area and surrounding communities. In appreciation, you can receive exclusive benefits that enhance your Music by the Lake experience. Give today!

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PATRON ($500)
  • Name in season program

FRIEND ($1,000)
  • Name in season program
  • Advance ticket sales
  • GWC Dining Club membership

BENEFACTOR ($2,000)
  • Name in season program
  • Advance ticket sales
  • GWC Dining Club membership
  • One on-campus season parking pass

MARQUEE ($3,000)
  • Name in season program
  • Advance ticket sales
  • GWC Dining Club membership
  • One on-campus season parking pass
  • Two orchestra section season tickets

Ticket benefit value: $680


BRAVO ($6,000)
  • Name in season program
  • Advance ticket sales
  • GWC Dining Club membership
  • One on-campus season parking pass
  • Two dress circle section season tickets

Ticket benefit value: $830


VIRTUOSO ($10,000)
  • Name in season program
  • Advance ticket sales
  • GWC Dining Club membership
  • One on-campus season parking pass
  • Two dress circle section season tickets
  • Opportunity for boat parking *

Ticket benefit value: $830


IMPRESARIO ($25,000)
  • Name in season program
  • Advance ticket sales
  • GWC Dining Club membership
  • One on-campus season parking pass
  • Four dress circle section season tickets
  • Opportunity for boat parking *
  • A performance underwritten in your name

Ticket benefit value: $1,660


SPOTLIGHT ($50,000 and Above)
  • Name in season program
  • Advance ticket sales
  • GWC Dining Club membership
  • Two on-campus season parking passes
  • Four dress circle section season tickets
  • Opportunity for boat parking *
  • A performance underwritten in your name

Ticket benefit value: $1,660

 

* Space is limited and must be reserved in advance

Seating is assigned in order of contribution and length of giving. If you have further questions, please call 262-245-8512.

ARRIVAL BY BOAT
Guests may be dropped off and picked up by boat at the George Williams College main pier. We ask that you notify us in advance so we can prepare for your arrival.

 
BOAT
PARKING

The opportunity for boat parking is reserved for Music by the Lake donors at the Virtuoso level and above. Space is limited and must be reserved in advance. To become a donor at the Virtuoso level or above, support online or contact Karen Berthiaume at  262-245-8512  or kberthiaume@gwc.aurora.edu for more information. If you are a donor at the Virtuoso level or above and are interested in reserving dock parking for an event, please contact Yvette Somerville at 262-245-8536 or ysomerville@gwc.aurora.edu.

 

MORE WAYS TO GIVE.

In addition to annual contributions made through the Friends campaign, you can contribute to Music by the Lake's success through other important ways.


PLANNED GIVING

Ensure Music by the Lake's future by including a charitable gift within your overall estate and financial plans. A planned investment through a will, annuity, life insurance or life income agreement also offers a number of tax advantages for you and your family. Leave a legacy that will ensure Geneva Lake entertainment and education for future generations.

TRIBUTE GIFTS

Contribute a gift in honor or memory of a loved one to celebrate their legacy. Your honorary or memorial gift is a special tribute to someone important in your life.

CAPITAL GIVING

Music by the Lake has grown and prospered thanks to capital gifts from supporters. In the coming years, a number of proposed projects will commence on the George Williams College campus, enhancing the amenities of Music by the Lake.

MATCHING GIFTS

Many companies offer matching gifts opportunities when you make a charitable contribution. Search our matching gift finder on the support page.

NAMED ENDOWMENTS

In addition to general endowment support, many opportunities are available to help create a permanent endowment fund to secure the long-term future of Music by the Lake. Named endowment funds can be established to support individual performances, young artist scholarships and educational outreach initiatives.

EVERY GIFT MAKES A DIFFERENCE.


For more information about giving opportunities, please contact Karen Berthiaume at  262-245-8512  or kberthiaume@gwc.aurora.edu.