Ways to Support the Symphony

Thanks to the generosity and commitment of hundreds of donors, the Fort Smith Symphony has become a major success and an outstanding community resource.  The Board of Directors invites you to join the many families and individuals throughout western Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma who support the orchestra and help it continue to grow in quality and service.  Please consider one of the following ways to support Fort Smith’s own outstanding Symphony.  All contributions are tax-deductible and are recognized in the Symphony’s concert programs.

If you would like to make a contribution or if you have any further questions please contact Laken Emerson, Business Manager at 479.452.7575.



Sponsor an orchestra chair in the Fort Smith Symphony and significantly contribute to the artistic excellence of the orchestra. Chair Sponsors receive prominent recognition in every Symphony concert program, enjoy private receptions held at concert intermissions, meet conductor John Jeter, dine with the musicians of the orchestra and sit on stage with the Symphony during an orchestra rehearsal at the annual Chair Sponsorship Dinner.
The Conductor’s Circle is a group of distinguished Symphony sponsors dedicated to upholding the artistic integrity and continued success of the Fort Smith Symphony. Conductor Circle members receive distinct recognition in every Symphony concert program and enjoy private receptions held at concert intermissions.
Top Brass: $10,000

Angel: $5,000

Sponsor: $2,500

Patron: $1,000

Benefactor: $500 and up

Sustainer: $250 and up

Supporter: $100 and up

Contributor: $50 and up

Friend: $25 and up

Planned gifts to the Fort Smith Symphony’s Endowment Fund truly stand the test of time. Endowment contributions are set aside and invested, with a portion of the income used to support the Symphony’s operations each year. Remembering the Symphony through a bequest in your will or with a trust or annuity will assure an unparalleled musical experience for generations to come.

Please contact Laken Emerson, Business Manager at 479.452.7575.

Thank you to those of you who have already contributed to our 2019-2020 Annual Campaign
and/or who are Chair Sponsors or members of the Conductor’s Circle.

Your annual contribution is greatly appreciated, and it makes a huge difference in building
and maintaining a top quality orchestra!