Donate Today!

Help support diversity and excellence in classical music.

Make a contribution today.

Your contribution will support:

  • More than 25 free chamber concerts throughout the city and suburbs of Rochester, New York
  • Professional development, sharing and community building for more than 80 classical musicians of African descent.
  • One full orchestra concert at Kodak Hall Eastman Theatre
  • Honoraria, travel and lodging for approximately 80 musicians.
  • Rental of music scores



  • Maestro’s Circle
  • Celestial Harps
$5,000 – $9,999
  • Royal Trumpets
$1,000 – $4,999
  • Clanging Cymbals
$500 – $999
  • Virtuosic Violas
$100 – $499
  • Lyrical Violins
$1 – $99
  • Cherubic Piccolos  (Childrens’s Level)  
$up to 1.00


For more information about donations, planned gifts, underwriting or sponsorship-level contributions or gifts-in-kind, please contact the Festival at: (585) 232-6106 or via email at


You can also view and download our Form 990 tax return for previous fiscal years here:


The Gateways Music Festival is a 501c3 Tax Exempt Organization.  Your gift is fully tax deductible to the extent provided by law.