Heart & Soul Gala!


Saturday, February 19, 2022, VIP Reception 6 PM / Event 7 PM

The 2022 Heart and Soul Gala, presented by Union Symphony, will be an exclusive evening to remember. Enjoy stories from Union Symphony members, patrons and musicians along with musical performances by Union Jazz, under the direction of Dennis Contreras, and professional vocalist, Theresa Eaman, a VIP reception, live auction, and more. Evening Attire is suggested.

Supporting our annual Gala provides a chance for our community to come back together again and support our music programs to ensure we provide the highest quality performances and continue our efforts to educate, serve and inspire through music.

The VIP Reception is your ultimate opportunity to mix & mingle with fellow music lovers before the Gala to create a memorable and exclusive experience. Guests are invited to make reservations for this upscale reception which includes hors d’oeuvres, libations, and entertainment.

Front door drop-off accessibility.

THANK YOU to the 2022 HEART and SOUL GALA SPONSORS

Platinum Presenting Sponsor
The Grande Victorian

 

VIP Reception Sponsor
Anne Dowd

 

Gold Sponsor
Eagle Engineering Inc.

          

 

 

Table Sponsors

William Hardman

 

BetterCarPeople

 

 

 

 

Jannawall, Inc.

The John Wiggins Family

 

 

 

Bronze Sponsors

Gay and Steve Clyburn

Jeffrey and Michele King

Richard and Brenda Yercheck

 

Goulston Technologies

 

R.W. Price Realty Associates

 

 

A Conversation with Union Jazz Director Dennis Contreras
By David Brandt

All Gala reservations are expected to sell out quickly! You don’t want to miss this exclusive evening to remember.

Sponsorships are available. Please visit http://www.unionsymphony.org/symphony-gala/ for information and reservations. Or call, 704-283-2525.
Thank you for considering a sponsorship of our 2022 Union Symphony Gala.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

PRESENTING SPONSOR $6,000 – SOLD
• ‘Presented by’ title placement with logo in all event communications and 15 second commercial
• Verbal recognition at event
• Prominent recognition in A/V display at event
• Listing in concert programs and patrons page
• Social media tags during event promotion – special promotion
• Logo and link on US website, patrons page and recognition in our newsletter
• Premier seating for 6 with complimentary champagne for table, access to VIP reception prior to the event
• Event Floral Centerpiece designed by August Lily
• ‘Sponsored by’ placement of name at event

 

VIP RECEPTION SPONSOR $5,000 – SOLD
• Opportunity for a 10 second commercial
• Verbal recognition at event
• Prominent recognition in event A/V display
• Link on US website, patrons page and newsletter
• Exclusive social media posts prior to event date
• Premier seating for 4 with complimentary champagne for table, access to VIP reception prior to the event
• Event Floral Centerpiece designed by August Lily
• ‘Sponsored by’ placement of name at event

 

GOLD SPONSOR $3,000 ($2,810.30 + $189.70 Sales Tax) – ONE AVAILABLE 

• Verbal recognition at event
• Recognition in A/V display, on US website and newsletter
• Social media posts prior to event date
• Reservations for 4 with Premier Seating, and complimentary champagne for table
• Event Floral Centerpiece designed by August Lily
• ‘Sponsored by’ placement of name at event


SILVER SPONSOR $2,000 ($1,873.54 + $126.46 Sales Tax) – TWO AVAILABLE

• Verbal recognition at event
• Recognition in A/V display, on US website and newsletter
• Social media posts prior to event date
• Reservations for 2 with Premier Seating.
• Event Floral Centerpiece designed by August Lily
• ‘Sponsored by’ placement of name at event


Table Sponsor $1,500 ($1405.15 + $94.85 Sales Tax) – Multiple available

• Verbal recognition at event
• Premier seating for 6
• ‘Sponsored by’ placement of name at event


Bronze Sponsor $500 ($468.38 + $31.62 Sales Tax)
HIGH VISIBILITY SPONSOR NAME OPPORTUNITY – Multiple available
 

• Your name or company name will be featured in a prominent location on the event set or on screen during the event.
• ‘Sponsored by’ placement of name at event
• Raffle for Event Floral Centerpiece designed by August Lily

 

Union Symphony Society, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization, Federal Tax ID# 22-3951143
You can deduct only the amount of your payment that is more than the value of the goods or services received.

Safety Measures

Our Gala will be held at The Grande Victorian in Monroe, which has a capacity of 200+. We are planning for 150 people in attendance to ensure ample space for social distancing. The Symphony will follow any/all mandates by the local jurisdiction. We will update page with any new protocols as we get closer to the Gala. All attendees are encouraged to wear masks indoors when not actively eating or drinking. Masks will be provided at the event for all attendees who require them. Hand sanitizer will be provided at the Gala, and additional cleaning measures will be taken before the event. Food and drink will be served with your health and safety in mind.

 

 

Thank you to our Season Partner, Union County Community Arts Council.

Union Symphony is pleased to have the support of The Braswell Trust, City of Monroe, The Dowd Foundation, Union County Community Foundation, Union County Public Schools and Wingate University.

For a complete list of our partners and patrons, please view our membership page.