Gala & Auction
Gala Reception, Concert and Dinner
- Sun, June 11 1:30 pm New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark
Ring in the next 100 years of the New Jersey Symphony as we present the culminating event of our centennial season and launch of our next century — the New Century Gala. Join an array of cultural, social, business and civic leaders for an unforgettable celebration with fine dining and entertainment.
Gala sponsors and VIP supporters will receive recognition in the gala program and event materials. Net proceeds will support the education and community engagement programs of the Symphony.
Dress is cocktail attire.
Auction Preview: 1:30 pm | Cocktail Reception: 2 pm
Enjoy networking opportunities over hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. Arrive early to preview the fabulous auction items open for bidding.
Season Finale Concert with Joshua Bell: 3 pm
This epic concert, led by Music Director Xian Zhang, features a premiere commission from our inimitable Resident Artistic Catalyst Daniel Bernard Roumain, superstar Joshua Bell bringing Bruch’s First Violin Concerto to life and the New Jersey Symphony performing Stravinsky’s groundbreaking masterpiece The Rite of Spring.
Click here for concert information and to purchase concert-only tickets.
Post-Concert Gala Dinner
After the concert, join gala guests and musicians for an amazing gourmet dinner served with special surprises!
Online Auction: Thu, June 1–Sun, June 11
Our online auction offers fabulous items for everyone—from restaurant gift cards to vacation getaways. Would you like to donate to our auction? We welcome goods, services, unique experiences, art, wine and spirits, vacation home rentals and more. Purchase a gift card to support a local business and donate it, if you prefer!
Download the Gala Details, Reservation Form and Advertising information here.
Tables and Tickets
Gala sponsors, table hosts and supporters receive premier concert seating, admission to the reception and dinner, complimentary parking and recognition in the event materials. Your support sparks exciting possibilities and opens new pathways to success and access to the arts for the youth and communities the New Jersey Symphony serves. Thank you!
- Packages start at $5,000
- Individual tickets start at $1,250
- Opportunities for Young Friends (ages 21-40) to attend start at $100
Program Book Advertising Opportunities
Ads will appear in the concert program book that is distributed to all concertgoers.
Ad materials are due by May 15, 2023.
Inside cover full-page ad (color) – $3,000
Full-page ad (color) – $2,000
Half-page ad (color) – $1,000
- Color Full-Page Ad Specs: Full bleed and trim 5.375" W x 8.5" H (add .25" bleed all around)
- Color Half-Page Ad Specs: Trim 5.375" W x 4.25" H (no bleed)
- Format: High-res pdf, eps or jpeg files
- If you want help with the wording in your ad, let us know and we’ll create text for you.
Thank you to our Sponsors & Supporters
Lipper Family Charitable Foundation
Diamond Table Hosts