The Madison Symphony Orchestra is a key contributor to our community’s cultural, intellectual and creative vibrancy, helping to keep Madison an attractive center for innovation and economic development – essential for businesses looking to recruit and retain investors and employees. Partnering with the Symphony is one of the most powerful investments your business can make. We welcome companies of all sizes to become business partners.

Become a Business Partner!
INVEST in high-quality classical music concerts and community engagement programs

CONNECT with fellow Symphony supporters

ENTERTAIN clients and employees
"Madison and the MSO
are a shining example of what is
right with the American orchestra."

Carl St. Clair, Music Director
Pacific Symphony

Reach an Attractive Audience
Becoming a business partner presents a valuable opportunity
for your company to raise its profile among an attractive
demographic of Symphony subscribers:
  • 90% of subscribers have a four-year college degree or higher
  • 61% have an annual household income of $75,000 or more
  • 69% are married or have a life partner
  • 53% are women

Corporate Giving Opportunities and Benefits
Concert Sponsorship
Businesses and professionals who support concerts are central in bringing some of the world's finest artists to Madison. Concert sponsorship is a great way to make a lasting impression on the hearts and minds of a distinctive audience. Partner with us today and your business will be listed among the region’s leaders in supporting our community.

Business Leadership Circle
Business Leadership Circle contributors provide critical support for MSO programs. Join the Business Leadership Circle and raise your company’s profile among our patrons and throughout the community.

Education & Community Engagement Program Sponsorship
Help the MSO reach people of all ages and abilities throughout our community. Support at any level is welcome. We would be happy to discuss the variety of opportunities available.

List of Business Donors

Representatives and guests of Hooper Foundation/General Heating & Air Conditioning
celebrate after their sponsored concert with Music Director John DeMain and guest artists.
Photo by Greg Anderson.

Please Contact Us
To discuss your potential sponsorship, please contact MSO Director of Development Casey Oelkers at
(608) 257-3734 or

The Madison Symphony Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and relies on charitable contributions to fund approximately one-third of its annual operating budget. Contributions to the MSO are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.