Columbus Symphony Pride

Columbus Symphony PRIDE creates unique events and opportunities to engage the Columbus Symphony with the central Ohio LGBTQ Community. Join us to explore and experience the beauty and transformative power of great music, and connect with a welcoming, inclusive, and fun group of music and art lovers from all backgrounds. 

Columbus Symphony Pride Mission Statement:

To invite our community to celebrate the legacy and beauty of music that entertains and brings us together. Come as you are.

Columbus Symphony Pride Pillars:

EDUCATE the community about LGBT contributions in music
EXPAND access, participation, and passion around Columbus Symphony
NURTURE a supportive and collaborative community where we can grow and learn
REIGNITE the adventure in culture and the arts
SUSTAIN the community's attendance and commitment to Columbus Symphony

Questions? Contact us at or 614-221-5411.

Members of the Columbus Symphony Pride Advisory Board: Suzanne Snider, Patrick Roehrenbeck, Jim Bruner, Jeanne Heald, Shaun Whybark, Kathy Bowman, and Brian Harp. Not pictured: Jay Poroda, Scott Treadwell, and Steve Hardin. 


Columbus Symphony Pride Membership Benefits: 

Active Member ($25 annually per household)

  • Invites to exclusive member events
  • Annual reception event and annual meeting
  • Two free tickets redeemable for any Masterworks performance* ($100 value)
  • 20% discount on Columbus Symphony tickets with online code**
  • Pride emails highlighting the talents and contributions of the LGBTQ community to music


Associate Member (no membership fee) 

  • Invites to events
  • Pride emails highlighting the talents and contributions of the LGBTQ community to music 

* Ticket vouchers are subject to availability. 

**Discounted tickets are subject to availability and excludes special add-on events (Joshua Bell) and movie screen performances (Harry Potter, Star Wars). 

Upcoming Events:

Please stay tuned for information about Columbus Symphony Pride events!

past Events and activities:

Pride Family Day with the CSO at Holiday Pops
Pre-concert reception with Bee-thoven – Market 65
December 3, 2016

Kaleidoscope Youth Center and Huckleberry House event at Holiday Pops
December 3, 2016

CSO musicians visit Kaleidoscope Youth Center
November 18, 2016

Network Columbus with Outlook Media
October 12, 2016

Family Pride Network Family Resource Fair
October 9, 2016

Pride Night with the CSO at Twisted 2
Post-concert reception with Rossen Milanov – Market 65 
September 23, 2016

Pride Night at Picnic with the Pops with Melissa Etheridge
June 25, 2016

Stonewall Columbus Pride Festival
June 18, 2016

Family Pride Network Family Resource Fair
October, 11, 2015

Reception with Rossen Milanov
September 17, 2015