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For Austin, from Austin—at KMFA, we take our cues from the city we call home, and offer our own brand of classical with something for everyone. That’s why we’ve created Sound Bites, an interactive celebration and fundraising benefit that will reflect KMFA’s “on key, offbeat” style.

KMFA belongs to you—new fans, loyal listeners, and long-time members. You are the reason we create exceptional classical music experiences every day. We invite you to toast this landmark moment with us, and revel in the future of this vibrant classical music community as we look to the next 50 years.

Tickets

Reserved seating for one at Sound Bites

Complimentary valet parking

*Each ticket purchase, minus a fair market value of $100, is tax-deductible.

Priority seating for one at Sound Bites

Entrance to Sponsorship Reception featuring a live jazz performance from KMFA’s Dianne Donovan with TresMusicos

Complimentary valet parking

*Each ticket purchase, minus a fair market value of $100, is tax-deductible.

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Event Details

Hotel Van Zandt
at 605 Davis Street, Austin, Texas

November 4, 2017

Classical Cocktail Attire

Complimentary valet parking

Questions? Call us at (512) 615 – 6902.

Program

6:00 p.m.

Prelude: Cocktails and Sponsor Reception
with musical guests Dianne Donovan and TresMusicos

7:00 p.m.

Sound Bites Interactive Dinner

8:00 p.m.

A Celebration of 50 Years

9:00 p.m.

Musical program featuring Anton Nel,
Mela Dailey, and Charles Wesley Evans

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Sponsorship

With a 131% increase in social media engagement and a 900% increase in public event attendance in 2017 alone, everyone in Austin is buzzing about KMFA’s 50th birthday! Now is the ideal time to show your support of the arts to the hundreds of thousands of Texans who love and listen to KMFA.

As a sponsor, your name and brand will be showcased repeatedly to KMFA’s entire listenership during the busy fall season with on-air live reads and radio spots. For targeted audience engagement, we’ll tailor our sponsorship benefits to create a perfect fit for your marketing needs. And best of all, donations to Sound Bites are tax-deductible.*

SOLD OUT
100 on-air underwriting messages, Monday – Sunday, 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Premier seating for 10 guests
10 guest spots at Sponsor Reception
Full page advertisement in event program
Sponsor listing at kmfa.org
Banner ad campaign at kmfa.org for three months
Ad placement in 2 editions of KMFA’s bimonthly e-newsletter (9,000+ recipients)
DJ for an hour on KMFA
Swag bag item opportunity
Level B custom option available
Level A custom option available
Customized benefits available
SOLD OUT
50 on-air underwriting messages, Monday – Sunday, 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Premium seating for 10 guests
6 guests spots at Sponsor Reception
1/2 page advertisement in event program
Sponsor listing at kmfa.org
Banner ad campaign at kmfa.org for three months
Ad placement in 1 edition of KMFA’s bimonthly e-newsletter (9,000+ recipients)
DJ for an hour on KMFA
Swag bag item opportunity
Level B custom option available
Level A custom option available
Customized benefits available
SOLD OUT
30 on-air underwriting messages, Monday – Sunday, 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Prime seating for 10 guests
4 guest spots at Sponsor Reception
1/4 page advertisement in event program
Sponsor listing at kmfa.org
Level B custom option available
Customized benefits available
SOLD OUT
20 on-air underwriting messages, Monday – Sunday, 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Reserved seating for 10 guests
2 guest spots at Sponsor Reception
Customized benefits available
SOLD OUT
 Premium seating for 5 guests
5 guest spots at Sponsor Reception
Complimentary valet parking for 5
Customized benefits available
SOLD OUT
 Reserved Seating for 10
 2 Guest Spots at Sponsor Reception
Complimentary Valet Parking for 10
Listing on Website and in event program

Level A Custom Options

Sponsor Reception host FUNDED

Valet sponsor with auto display  FUNDED

Paddles Up matching donor sponsor FUNDED

Step & Repeat / Red Carpet sponsor

Level B Custom Options

Custom dessert logo imprint

Cocktail napkin logo imprint

KMFA Timeline  FUNDED

Entertainment sponsor  FUNDED

Specialty raffle sponsor

OUR SPONSORS

Volvo Cars of Austin
Fayruz Benyousef Consulting
Terry McDaniel and Company
Whataburger
Frost Bank
Austin Opera


Tito's Handmade Vodka
Thomas Graphics Inc.

IN-KIND SUPPORT




Kendra ScottSlow North

INDIVIDUAL SPONSORS

The Nesbitt Family

Nancy Scanlan

Malcolm and Robin Cooper

Mandy Dealey and Michael Kentor

Wendi Kushner and Elisabeth Waltz

Robin and Frances Thompson

Joe W. Bratcher III

Edwina Carrington

Joan and Thom Kobayashi

Jeff and Gail Kodosky

Friends of Austin Chamber Music Center

Frank Bash and Jessie Otto Hite

Pete Knudsen and Pamela Nelson

Lou Ann and Bill Lasher

Eric Leibrock

Mark Lyon and Jane Tillman

Michael Portman

Catherine and David Wildermuth

*Donations to KMFA’s Sound Bites, minus the fair market value of goods and services, are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. KMFA Classical 89.5 is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, Federal Tax ID 74-6076827, and licensed to Capitol Broadcasting Association, Inc. as a public service, community funded station.”

Special Thanks

EVENT COMMITTEE:

Nancy Scanlan, Chair
Frank Bash
Fayruz Benyousef
Edwina Carrington
Malcolm Cooper
Mandy Dealey
Lynne Dobson
Bonnie Drenik
Claude Ducloux
Pete Knudsen
Joan Kobayashi
Eric Leibrock
Judy MacKenzie
Ron Oliveira
Mariben Ramsey
Catherine Wildermuth

 

MUSICAL GUESTS:

Dianne Donovan
TresMusicos
Mela Dailey
Charles Wesley Evans
Anton Nel
Rick Rowley

PARTNERS:

Brother Mau Designs
Thomas Graphics Inc.
Katrina Barber Photography