Encore Society

Join the Encore Society and make a lasting impact on future audiences through wise estate planning. By making a legacy gift to the Sun Valley Summer Symphony endowment, your generosity today will extend to future generations who attend free-admission Sun Valley Summer Symphony concerts.

Have you already made a bequest to the Sun Valley Summer Symphony or utilized any of the creative opportunities to leave a legacy gift? If so, please complete an Encore Society Membership Form, so we may honor you as an Encore Society Member.



Charitable Bequest Defer your gift until after your lifetime. No immediate out of pocket costs to you and can reduce your estate tax.
Gift of Property Donate securities, real estate, or personal property. Charitable deduction based on full-market value and possible reduction of capital gains taxes.
Retirement Assets Avoid possible income and estate taxation on IRA’s or other employee benefit plans. Allows you to make gifts and avoid ordinary income tax.
Charitable Remainder Trust Provide income for yourself and beneficiaries for life. Helps avoid estate tax and capital gains taxes while receiving an immediate charitable deduction.
Charitable Lead Trust Utilize your trust to make annual contributions to the Symphony. Leverage gifts to your family.
Life Insurance Make a large gift with little cost to yourself. Possible current income tax charitable deduction.

Always consult your tax professional regarding your specific tax benefits.
Let us help you be creative with your gift. Call the Symphony at 208.622.5607.