2017 Advocate for the Arts Awards Benefit

Each year, the Festival hosts the Advocate for the Arts Awards Benefit to raise funding for Festival Connect, the Festival's educational and community engagement initiatives. The Benefit supports programs such as Project Inclusion Vocal and String Quartet, Apprentice Chorale, Classical Campers, and more.

The Advocate for the Arts Awards Benefit will take place in October at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park. Check back in the summer for more information on the 2017 Benefit.

Event Levels & Benefits


Presto - $25,000

  • Priority table seating for a table of ten
  • Priority name placement on all benefit printed materials

Vivace - $10,000

  • Prime table seating for a table of ten
  • Prime name placement on all benefit printed materials

Allegro - $5,000

  • Preferred table seating for a table of ten
  • Preferred name placement on all benefit printed materials

Individual Reservation(s) - $500

  • Reserved seating for one individual