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Planned Giving

Learn about a member of our company whose passion for Opera Theatre’s mission led her to designate a portion of her estate for Opera Theatre!

Internationally-acclaimed soprano Erie Mills began her connection with Opera Theatre first as a young singer on our stage, and now serves on OTSL’s music staff as an English Diction Specialist and Gerdine Young Artist Coach. You can read more about her story and learn more about supporting OTSL with your own planned gift HERE.

By choosing to include Opera Theatre in your estate plans, you can join Erie in providing a secure foundation for the company’s future, allowing us to continue OTSL’s artistic quality and innovation for future generations.

ABOUT PLANNED GIVING

Notifying Opera Theatre of Saint Louis of your planned gift qualifies you as a member of the Crescendo Circle, a recognition society for donors who have included Opera Theatre in their estate plans. Crescendo Circle members enjoy special acknowledgment in Opera Theatre’s season program book, as well as invitations to exclusive events throughout the year.

When planning your gift, it is recommended that you consult with a financial advisor. If you have included Opera Theatre in your estate plans or would like to discuss gift options, we hope you will let us know by filling out THIS FORM or by contacting:

Nicole Ambos Freber
Director of Development
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
210 Hazel Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119
(314) 963-4222
nambos@opera-stl.org                  

WAYS TO GIVE

Frequent changes in tax relief measures and personal circumstances prompt many individuals to review their charitable giving on a regular basis.  Opera Theatre of Saint Louis is always grateful for your annual gift of cash or stock.  However, the following planned gift options may offer additional ways to obtain tax relief while providing a lasting legacy for Opera Theatre

     • Bequests
     • Life Income Gifts
        – Charitable Gift Annuities & 
           Charitable Remainder Trusts
     • Retirement Account Gifts
     • Life Insurance Gifts

For a copy of OTSL’s Gift Acceptance Policy, please click here.

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis and its employees do not provide tax, accounting, or financial advice.  Please consult your legal or financial advisor regarding the tax implications of your charitable giving.

Ways to Give: