As ticket sales only account for 30% of the APO’s annual revenue, your support directly impacts the quality and variety of programs on our stage and engagement throughout the Big Country. As a thank you for your support, the APO is proud to provide a variety of unique benefits and experiences.
Corporations, foundations, and government agencies are key partners in the Abilene Philharmonic's success. Helping to sustain the Orchestra's rich tradition of artistic excellence and support new ways of deepening our engagement with communities throughout Abilene and the Big Country. Grants and sponsorships can provide general support or can be directed to a particular program based on a funder's interests and philanthropic goals.
The Abilene Philharmonic works with corporate partners to help deliver their message through a wide variety of sponsorship assets and extensive marketing and activation platforms. Our partnerships are designed to help brands engage with our highly desirable audiences of music lovers, authentically integrate into the concertgoers’ experience, and access unique hospitality opportunities.
Founded by Conductor Laureate, George Yeager, the Abilene Philharmonic Foundation manages an endowment that ensures the future financial well-being of Abilene’s professional orchestra. Gifts that build this endowment establish a source of predictable annual revenue, in perpetuity. They offer protection from budget constraints and help build a secure financial future.
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The success of the Abilene Philharmonic and our commitment to the community depends on volunteers from the surrounding area who help create an outstanding experience for all patrons. Whether you are a high school or college student, working adult or retiree, we have opportunities for you to enrich your life and the lives of others, meet people with similar interests, and help fulfill the Philharmonic's mission while having fun!
An Abilene Philharmonic volunteer is an individual who chooses to give his or her time and talents as part of a team, with dedication, enthusiasm, and flexibility.