$50,000 Matching Gift Challenge

The Mary Agnes and Al McQuinn $50,000 Matching Gift Challenge

Your Minnesota Orchestra is in the final months of its budget year, and donations from the community continue to be critical to sustaining the Orchestra’s outstanding music and momentum. To inspire your strong support today, Mary Agnes and Al McQuinn are generously providing up to $50,000 to match gifts to the Orchestra between now and June 30.

If you’re giving to the Orchestra for the first time, coming back as a donor, or making an additional or increased annual gift – your donation will be matched dollar for dollar! Please help us meet this challenge today!

Make a gift today!

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Other ways to give

BY PHONE: Please call Amanda Schroder, Manager of Individual Giving at 612.371.7110.

BY MAIL: Please make your personal check, donor-advised fund check, or IRA rollover check payable to the Minnesota Orchestral Association and mail to: 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403. The Minnesota Orchestra Tax ID # is 41-0693875.

BY STOCK: Gifts of Securities instructions »

Visceral, Vibrant and Vital, thanks to you!


Experiencing our ensemble is a visceral experience. Principal Percussion Brian Mount explains why.

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The lush and shimmery sounds of our orchestra lend to its vibrancy. Natsuki Kumagai explains why.

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Everyone can play a vital part in this Orchestra’s future. Associate Principal Flute Greg Milliren explains how.

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Guarantors' Week 2017

Thank you for attending Guarantors' Week 2017!

The Minnesota Orchestra has a new ticketing system! Read more about this update or reserve your tickets by following these steps.

1. Create your account

To get started, you will need to create a new password using the email address you usually use for your Minnesota Orchestra account. If you've already done this, you may skip this step.

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2. Sign in to your account

Sign in to your account and enter promo code (from your Guarantors' Week email or postcard). The promo code unlocks early access to this concert; signing in to your account lets us know you're a Guarantor. Your free ticket benefit will be applied after you add the ticket(s) to your cart.

Sign into your account and enter your promo code »

3. Select your seats

Select seats to the Guarantors' Concert of your choice:

Guarantors Week - Thank You Donors!

Problems setting up your account? Call Ticket Services at 612-371-5656. Complete concert details »

Make a Gift of Securities to the Minnesota Orchestra

Thank you for considering a gift of securities to benefit the Minnesota Orchestra. Depending on how your securities are held, the process in making the gift will vary.

Making a gift from a brokerage account

1. Please provide your broker the Minnesota Orchestra’s brokerage account information:

Name: RBC Wealth Management, Inc.
DTC Number: 0235
Account Name: Minnesota Orchestral Association
Account Number: 30627068
Broker: Craig Olson
Telephone: (952) 261-3568
Fax: (952) 476-9767

2. Please contact the Orchestra at (612) 371-5600 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to inform us of your gift, so that we may provide you with a tax receipt for your records. When contacting the Orchestra, kindly provide your name, mailing address, and name and number of securities transferred.

Making a gift of paper stock certificates

1. Please complete a stock power.

2. Please mail the stock power and your paper certificate to the Minnesota Orchestra in two separate envelopes for security purposes to the following address:
Minnesota Orchestra
Attn: Planned Giving
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403

December Board Challenge Match

December Board Challenge Match

Thanks to the incredible generosity of our community, WE DID IT!

Thank you to all the donors who helped us meet the $125,000 December Board Challenge Match!

We are deeply grateful to all who participated, giving in new and extraordinary ways to ensure the Minnesota Orchestra’s artistic and financial well-being. Your generosity, combined with that of our Board of Directors—who contributed above and beyond their annual gifts to create this Matching Fund – helped raise $250,000 in new support for our exceptional musicians and this outstanding season of music.

The Minnesota Orchestra belongs to all of us. Thank you for investing in its future.


Sustaining Guarantors

Sustaining Guarantors provide the steady, reliable stream of funding that is instrumental in achieving financial sustainability and artistic excellence, ensuring a bright and successful future for the Minnesota Orchestra.

By making automatic credit or debit contributions each month, Sustaining Guarantors eliminate the need for renewal mailings and phone calls, putting more of their gift to work for the Minnesota Orchestra.

Become one of our Sustaining Guarantors