Adopt A Musician

Woman playing flute

Man playing double bass

Woman playing viola

Man playing flute

Woman playing harp

Man playing trombone

Man playing trumpet

Man playing bassoon

Woman playing cello

Man playing clarinet

Adopt-A-Musician connects you with your favorite instrument or musician in the orchestra. Gifting benefits include the opportunity to meet with your adopted musician, access to exclusive invitations to private rehearsal receptions, private events where you can mingle with and get to know your adopted musician, recognition in the concert programs, and much more.  All proceeds directly support the orchestra’s continued operations, and to maintain their educational outreach to our community.


Adoption Levels

Concertmaster ♦ $10,000

Assistant Concertmaster ♦ $5,000

Principal Musician ♦ $2,500  $2,000*

Section Musician ♦ $1,500  $1,000*

*Adopt BEFORE August 31, 2022 for special pricing!

Hilltop Summer Dreams

August 27, 2022 | 6-9 PM
Private Santa Rosa Estate

New West Symphony invites donors and musician sponsors to a stunning outdoor party under the stars including dinner, with a private concert provided by our phenomenal principal musicians, and award-winning jazz trumpeter Ilya Serov and his jazz ensemble.

Located at a gorgeous, private Santa Rosa Valley Estate overlooking the hilltops, it’s our way of saying thank you to our season sponsors and those who adopt or pledge to adopt one of our fantastic musicians prior to August 27, 2022.

Join us as we kick off our upcoming 2022-2023 new Masterpiece Series, all in support of the community and educational programs provided by New West Symphony. It will be the not-to-miss event of the summer!

Principal musicians in attendance include:

Concertmaster Alyssa Park

Lyris Quartet. Recordings include Star Wars, La La Land, Dear Evan Hanson

Having established her international reputation at age 16 as the youngest prizewinner in the history of the Tchaikovsky International Competition, Alyssa Park has long since established herself as a premiere violinist in solo and ensemble settings — both in concert performances around the world and in…

Principal Trumpet James Grinta

Aaron Copland’s Quiet City Album, Andrea Bocelli tour, soundtrack recordings include Star Wars, Star Trek, Despicable Me 2

As New West Symphony’s principal trumpet since 2005, Jim Grinta appreciates the strong bond that the musicians — many, like he, longtime members — have forged over the years playing together.

“NWS is special to me in that it…”

Principal Tuba Blake Cooper

Brass Faculty Head for YOLA. Recordings include Danny Elfman, Hans Zimmer, Itzhak Perlman, Sir Simon Rattle

Few days have been more exciting for P. Blake Cooper than the fateful spring day in 2013 when he played the first of what would become many Hollywood recording sessions; he was just three days from earning his doctorate in music education, jazz bass and instrumental conducting from USC; and, most importantly, he won the chair as principal tuba for New West Symphony.

“New West Symphony has been like a slingshot into the music business…”

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(805) 497-5800