Support The Bachauer

Thank you for considering a gift to the Gina Bachauer Piano Foundation. Your contribution directly enables the Bachauer to provide unique opportunities for first-class pianists to enrich the community by bringing music to the performance hall and to local schools. Various giving opportunities are available to you: Annual Membership, Membership as a Gift, or a gift In Honor or In Memory of a friend or loved one. Corporations and foundations may visit the Corporate/Foundation Giving page for a list of annual and four-year giving opportunities.

The Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation is a 501(c)(3) corporation that relies on contributions from individuals, corporations, and foundations for funding. A wide variety of gift options are available, all of which may have potential tax benefits to the donor, but individuals should seek advice from their personal financial advisors before making a decision.

Friends of the Bachauer
This vital group of Friends consists of those who support the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation with annual gifts and receive benefits and recognition as listed below. Benefits are effective throughout the Bachauer’s fiscal year: October-September 30th.

Each membership level includes all benefits from previous levels.

Ivory Club: $5-99
  • Acknowledgement in official Bachauer program
Crescendo Club: $100-249
  • CD of your choice from the Bachauer Boutique
Concerto Club: $250-499
  • Two tickets to any concert included in the International Piano Concert Series
Sonata Club: $500-999
  • Six tickets to any concert included in the International Piano Concert Series
Bronze Club: $1,000-4,999
  • Two complete passes to the June 2015 International Festival
Silver Club: $5,000-9,999
  • Invitation to a private dinner with Festival Artists or Competition Juries
Gold Club: $10,000-24,999
  • Acknowledgement on the Bachauer website
  • Private performance by a Bachauer Artist
Platinum Club: $25,000+
  • Acknowledgement from the stage before all performances

Membership as a Gift
By giving the gift of the Friends of the Bachauer membership, you open a world of classical music to family members or friends. To give a Friends of the Bachauer memberships as a gift, please complete the donation form or call 801-297-4250.

In Honor of / In Memory of
A donation to the Bachauer is a thoughtful way to honor or remember friends and loved ones. These special gifts are acknowledged in Gina Bachauer Concert series program books and with a card sent to the designated beneficiary. To make a gift of this kind, please call 801/297-4250.

Gifts of Cash
Cash is a great way to contribute and may be 100% deductible. Gifts may be made by cash, check, or charge card, and given as a one-time donation, or pledged in installments over the course of a year.

Gifts of Securities
Stocks, mutual funds, bonds and other securities are welcome and may provide you with a considerable savings in capital-gain taxes.

Matching Gifts
More than one thousand companies match donations made by their employees to qualified charities. Contact your company’s human resources department or corporate foundation for participation options. Matching gifts allow donors to double and sometimes triple the value of their gift to the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation.

Other Property
A gift of tangible property to the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation may result in a tax deduction for the donor. Gifts-in-kind are items such as works of art, equipment, furniture, antiques, real estate and similar non-monetary contributions.

Deferred Gifts and Bequests
Many individuals discover that they can make a substantial gift through a bequest provision, a life income gift or a trust. Including the Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation in your estate planning is an excellent way to insure that future generations will benefit from your generosity. Individuals should seek the advice of their own financial advisor before creating or revising an estate plan.