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Join Symphoria as we honor and remember longtime orchestra supporter, David A.A. Ridings. The Symphoria Gala will include cocktails, dinner and a full orchestra concert in the stunning Grand Ballroom at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown.

David’s incredible committment to CNY has helped our region in so many ways. As the president of the Syracuse Symphony Foundation, his leadership has solidified the presence of a professional, residential orchestra in CNY. We invite you to join us in honoring his many contributions to music and to CNY! Cocktail or formal attire is requested.


To make a donation in David A.A. Ridings’ Honor, please click here.



Ticket Prices
Red $1000
Yellow $800
Blue $600
Green $400
Purple $250


The event includes a full open bar with hors d’oeuvres, a 3-course dinner, and a Symphoria concert.  If you purchase a table, we will contact you for your guests’ names. If you have any dietary restrictions please let us know before May 1, 2024 by emailing Kelly Covert at kcovert@experiencesymphoria.org.

Order of Events:

6:00 PM
Cocktail Hour

7:00 PM

7:35 PM
Honoring of David A.A. Ridings & Fundraising
Remarks by Pam Murchison, Symphoria Executive Director

8 PM
Symphoria Performs

8:45 PM
Closing Remarks
Mary Ann Tyszko, Symphoria Board Chair