The Cleveland Pops Orchestra, under the direction of Carl Topilow, presents the highest quality symphonic pops music to entertain, enrich, and educate a wide and diverse audience to develop an enduring appreciation of music. Approaching our 22nd season, The Cleveland Pops Orchestra has entertained close to 750,000 people through our performances at Severance Hall and our Family Holiday Matinees at Connor Palace Theater. Bringing timeless appeal, our powerful brand of music unites people of all ages, race, and socio-economic backgrounds because “we play the music the whole world sings.” 

The Cleveland Pops believes in the importance of community vibrancy and connectedness and therefore enriches Northeast Ohio through our performances, community concerts, and Youth Educational programs. In 2015-16, the Cleveland Pops Orchestra:

  • provided over 15 concerts in NEO
  • engaged over 10,000 people through pre-concert lectures and community events
  • educated over 1600 Pre-K – 3rd grade students through our Actual Music program
  • 33% of our engagement events were FREE to the public

These enrichment and educational opportunities are only possible through the generous support from our corporate sponsors. 

By supporting the Cleveland Pops Orchestra and its extraordinary programs, your company will impact the vibrancy of NEO, enhance your brand, strengthen your corporate citizenship reputation, and communicate key messages to loyal audiences.  If you have any immediate questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 216-765-7677 you can also email Sarah Mehler, Director of Development or Shirley Morgenstern, President and CEO.

Sponsorship Opportunities:


Employee matching funds are a great opportunity to double the impact of your organization’s gift to the Cleveland Pops Orchestra! Historically, organizations have matched their employees’ gifts as part of a special event like our Holiday Pops concert or contributions to our annual fund. 

Opportunity to sponsor the scholarship fund benefiting youth musicians in the community. 

Corporate sponsorship packages are available for event sponsorship, table sponsorship, and ticket sales.

The Cleveland Pops Orchestra is grateful to the many foundations whose financial support helps to sustain the Orchestra or fund specific programs that support or community or educational program. 

The Cleveland Pops Orchestra Annual Fund is vital to the organization’s revenue each year. Thousands of donors have helped us through the past twenty years. Annual giving is a simple way to make an ongoing impact in Northeast Ohio.

Advertise your company or business with your message read by thousands of patrons who are enjoying an evening of entertainment in a positive environment of congeniality and relaxation.

Contact Ronald C. Vojacek, Director of Development for more details, or call 216-765-7677