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Heroes Gala

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Heroes Gala

Saturday, June 18, 2022—5:30pm

Saturday, June 18, 2022—5:30pm
Orchestra Hall
4 hours

We are pleased to announce that our dear friends and community philanthropists, Linda Dresner and Ed Levy, will be honored at the DSO’s 10th annual Heroes Gala.

Linda and Ed approach philanthropy from the heart, often in quiet ways, with a focus on impact. They have attended concerts for decades and have a passion for music. Their support has guaranteed artistic excellence, both on Orchestra Hall’s stage and in the community, while ensuring sustainability for their beloved DSO for generations to come. It is an honor for us to recognize them this year, and we hope that you will join us.

Evening Schedule:

• 5:30 PM Red Carpet Arrivals & Cocktails – The William Davidson Atrium
• 7 PM DSO Heroes Benefit Concert – Orchestra Hall
• 8:30 PM Formal Dinner – The Peter D. and Julie F. Cummings Cube

Black-tie attire is kindly requested.

For more information about this event, please contact Ali Huber at (313) 576-5449.

2022 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

$100,000 Diamond Sponsor
• Recognition as Presenting Sponsor on invitation, digital event promotions
• Recognition from the stage
• Premium seating for 20 at the concert in Orchestra Hall and dinner
• Admission to pre-concert reception, featuring cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
• Full page ad (or tribute message) in commemorative program book
• Valet parking

$50,000 Emerald Sponsor
• Recognition as a Sponsor on invitation, digital event promotions
• Recognition from the stage
• Premium seating for 12 at the concert in Orchestra Hall and dinner
• Admission to pre-concert reception, featuring cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
• Full page ad (or tribute message) in commemorative program book
• Valet parking

$25,000 Sapphire Sponsor
• Recognition in digital event promotions
• Priority seating for 10 at the concert in Orchestra Hall and dinner
• Admission to pre-concert reception, featuring cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
• Half page ad (or tribute message) in commemorative program book
• Valet parking

$15,000 Platinum Sponsor
• Recognition in digital event promotions
• Priority seating for 8 at the concert in Orchestra Hall and dinner
• Admission to pre-concert reception, featuring cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
• Half page ad (or tribute message) in commemorative program book
• Valet parking

$10,000 Gold Sponsor
• Recognition in digital event promotions
• Reserved seating for 6 at the concert in Orchestra Hall and dinner
• Admission to pre-concert reception, featuring cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
• Quarter page ad (or tribute message) in commemorative program book
• Valet parking

$5,000 Silver Sponsor
• Reserved seating for 4 at the concert in Orchestra Hall and dinner
• Admission to pre-concert reception, featuring cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
• Quarter page ad (or tribute message) in commemorative program book
• Valet parking

TICKET PACKAGES

$2,500 Bronze (couple) Ticket
• Reserved seating for 2 at the concert in Orchestra Hall and dinner
• Admission to pre-concert reception, featuring cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
• Eighth page ad (tribute message) in commemorative program book
• Valet parking

$1,000 Copper (single) Ticket
• Reserved seating for 1 at the concert in Orchestra Hall and dinner
• Admission to pre-concert reception, featuring cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
• Valet parking

Sponsorship Commitments must be received by Tuesday, May 31st, 2022 to be included in the Commemorative Program.

About Heroes Gala:

The DSO founded the Heroes Gala in 2010 in honor of the remarkable men and women who impact the vision, values, and success of the organization. Previous honorees are:

2010: James B. Nicholson, DSO Chairman Emeritus and President and CEO of PVS Chemicals Inc.

2012: Lloyd Reuss, DSO Director Emeritus, and former President of General Motors Corporation

2013: Barbara Van Dusen, DSO Director Emerita, and beloved supporter of the arts in Detroit

2014: Dan Gilbert, Founder and Chairman of Rock Ventures together with Matt Cullen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rock Ventures LLC

2015: The Davidson/Gerson Family, prolific Detroit philanthropists and supporters of the DSO’s William Davidson Neighborhood Concert Series

2016: John A. Boll, DSO Director Emeritus and former Chairman and CEO of Chateau Properties & Marlene L. Boll, former Radio City Rockette and active DSO Volunteer

2017: Mandell and Madeleine (Bill and Madge) Berman+, each longtime DSO board members and steadfast supporters of the orchestra’s education programs

2018: Penny and Harold Blumenstein, each longtime DSO supporters who established the Penny and Harold Blumenstein Future Audiences Fund, together with Leonard Slatkin, 10-year DSO Music Director who established the Cindy and Leonard Slatkin Emerging Artists Fund.

2019: Mort Harris, DSO Board member Emeriti, philanthropist, and decorated World War II veteran.

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