Invest in the Bach Society

The Bach Society of Saint Louis is a 501(c)3 organization and contributions are generally tax deductible (for any detailed tax advice, please consult your tax adviser or accountant). For questions regarding contributions, please contact us:  314-652-BACH,

Make a One-Time Donation

Make a Recurring Donation

Bach Society of Saint Louis Donor Opportunities:

2018-19 Season

Friend:  $100-$249

– Recognition in concert program

– One open rehearsal pass (admitting two)


Associate:  $250-$499

– All Friend Level benefits, plus:

– 20% off ticket voucher (based on availability and excluding the Christmas Candlelight Concert)


Patron:  $500-$999

– All Associate Level benefits, plus:

– Buy-one-get-one free ticket voucher (based on availability and excluding the Christmas Candlelight Concert)


Composer’s Circle- Bronze:  $1,000-$2,499

All Patron Level benefits, plus:

Joy to the World Christmas CD

Invitation to the Christmas Candlelight Concert Champagne Reception


Composer’s Circle- Silver:  $2,500-$4,999

All Composer’s Circle Bronze Level benefits, plus:

– Invitation to at least one VIP concert reception


Composer’s Circle- Gold:  $5,000-$9,999

All Composer’s Circle Silver Level benefits, plus:

– Invitation to at least one VIP special event


Composer’s Circle- Platinum:  $10,000 and above

All Composer’s Circle Gold Level benefits, plus:

Exclusive dinner invitation with BSSL leadership and soloists

Ensure the Bach Society’s Legacy with Planned Giving

The Bach Society believes that music is a gift.

The joy experienced providing that gift is a deep undercurrent running through its performances, members’ lives, and the lives of those touched. Your donation will guarantee that the Society will continue to spread the joy of music and change the lives of all those who perform and hear it.

Contributions will fund the restricted endowment to underwrite the Conductor’s Chair in honor of Dr. A. Dennis Sparger for his outstanding leadership of the Bach Society of Saint Louis over the years. Acknowledgment of your donation will appear in a special section in concert programs.

Please contact our Executive Director, Melissa Payton, for information about additional contribution plans (

Maximize Your Gift to the Bach Society

If your company has a MATCHING GIFTS PROGRAM, your gift to the Bach Society of Saint Louis could be doubled, increasing the level of your benefits. The Society credits all matching gifts to the initiating donor, so you get credit for your company’s gift, and you receive the recognition and increased donor benefits.

Listed below are just some of the corporations with a matching gift program. If you don’t see your company listed below, please contact your human resources office.

American International Group Inc.
Aon Corporation
Arthur J. Gallagher Foundation
Bank of America
Brown Shoe Company, Inc.
CNA Insurance
Computer Associates International Inc.
Fannie Mae
First Data Corporation
FM Global
IBM Corporation
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Johnson & Johnson
Lincoln National
Macy’s Inc.
Mallinckrodt/Tyco Healthcare
Maritz Inc.
Merck Company
Merrill Lynch
Microsoft Corporation
Norfolk Southern
Northern Trust
Oracle Corporation
Pfizer Inc.
Bridge Information Systems, Inc.
Sara Lee
Tenet Healthcare
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
U.S. Bancorp
Union Pacific
Western Union