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Belonging

Established in 1906, the MSO is Australia's oldest professional orchestra.

Today, we are proud to play a role in our state’s vibrant cultural life, and upon the world stage.

We strive to bring world-class musical experiences to as many people as possible. To help us do this, we are offering you a way to come closer to the Orchestra, to support our work and to make sure that great music is available to all people, for years to come.

From the 2022 Season we invite you to become a Friend of the MSO and…

Join the Movement!

Not included

Silver

$99 for one year

Extend and enhance your MSO experience with a suite of benefits.

  • Included Welcome Pack including membership card and gift
  • Included Priority access to tickets
  • Included Merchandise discount
  • Included MSO ticket offers
  • Included Partner offers
  • Included Invitation to events
  • Included Reciprocal arts organisation discounts
  • Included Zero exchange fees
  • Included Hamer Hall drink voucher (x1)
  • Not included ENCORE The MSO Magazine sent directly to your door bi-annually
  • Not included 2022 MSO.LIVE membership

Gold

$199 for one year

Enjoy a comprehensive suite of benefits when you join our highest tier of membership.

  • Included Welcome Pack including membership card and gift
  • Included Priority access to tickets
  • Included Merchandise discount
  • Included MSO ticket offers
  • Included Partner offers
  • Included Invitation to events
  • Included Reciprocal arts organisation discounts
  • Included Zero exchange fees
  • Included Hamer Hall drink voucher (x2)
  • Included ENCORE The MSO Magazine sent directly to your door bi-annually
  • Included 2022 MSO.LIVE membership

Under 35s

$65 for one year

Friends under 35 years of age can make the most of their MSO experience at a special rate.

  • Included Welcome Pack including membership card and gift
  • Included Priority access to tickets
  • Included Merchandise discount
  • Included $35 ticket offers
  • Included Partner offers
  • Included Invitation to events
  • Included Reciprocal arts organisation discounts
  • Not included Zero exchange fees
  • Not included Hamer Hall drink voucher
  • Not included ENCORE The MSO Magazine sent directly to your door bi-annually
  • Not included 2022 MSO.LIVE membership
$99 for one year

Extend and enhance your MSO experience with a suite of benefits.

  • Included Welcome Pack including membership card and gift
  • Included Priority access to tickets
  • Included Merchandise discount
  • Included MSO ticket offers
  • Included Partner offers
  • Included Invitation to events
  • Included Reciprocal arts organisation discounts
  • Included Zero exchange fees
  • Included Hamer Hall drink voucher (x1)
  • Not included ENCORE The MSO Magazine sent directly to your door bi-annually
  • Not included 2022 MSO.LIVE membership

Memberships are annual, i.e. 2022 membership benefits will expire December 31, 2022. You will be notified in late-2022 in time to renew your membership for the following year. Please see full terms and conditions.

Geelong Friends of the MSO

Become a Geelong Friend of the MSO and help promote the MSO and its activities in the Geelong community. Benefits include:

  • Invitation to a reception after every Geelong concert with the opportunity to meet the conductor and soloist
  • Invitation to attend the presentation of the new season's programs and artists.
  • Opportunities to hear the orchestra at work in open rehearsals
  • An opportunity to become more closely involved with the MSO's activities through the Adopt a Musician program

The Geelong Friends of the MSO plays an important part in supporting the Orchestra and ensuring the continuation of the subscription series annual concerts in Geelong's splendid Costa Hall. In addition, Geelong Friends support the MSO cellist, Miranda Brockman through the Adopt a Musician program.

“I feel validated, and genuinely loved and valued as an MSO musician and Geelong resident. My hope is that in return, the Geelong Friends feel they have a ‘daughter’ in the MSO who deeply appreciates all the time, money and care they put into nurturing music in Geelong.”
– Miranda Brockman, MSO Cello

Sign up to the Geelong Friends of the MSO

Cost for an annual membership is $80 for couples and $45 for individuals. If you would like to become involved more closely with the MSO and reside in the Geelong and Surf Coast area, please complete the enquiry form below.

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Your Friends of the MSO Welcome Pack

When you become a Friend of the MSO, we'll send you a welcome pack that includes your membership card, plus a special lapel pin welcome gift.

Subject to suppliers, we will endeavour to deliver welcome packs within three weeks in Metro Melbourne / four weeks outside of Melbourne.

If you prefer not to receive physical items in the mail, you can choose a digital option when you purchase your membership.

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