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Legacy Giving

Your legacy gifts to the LA Phil support musicians and music lovers across Southern California and around the world. Everything we achieve together—both on stage and in the community—would not be possible without the dedication of friends like you.

We hope you make the LA Phil a part of your legacy, today. By including the LA Phil in your estate plan at any level, your generosity helps ensure that what you love about the LA Phil will be available to future generations.

Contact us to discuss how legacy gifts can help you achieve your philanthropic and personal goals for you and your loved ones, as well as provide greater financial flexibility and significant tax benefits. All conversations are confidential and at a pace that is comfortable for you.

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100 Years of Music: Trudy and the LA Phil

When Gertrude “Trudy” Lehrer came to the United States from Austria in 1938, a deep love of music helped her find her place in a new land. Today, at 100 years young, music remains as important to Trudy as ever.

Why We Give

After moving to Los Angeles in 1948, Reese and Doris Gothie became devoted fans and subscribers of the LA Phil. Following Reese's passing, Doris wished to honor his memory and ensure that future generations would continue to be inspired by the music that uplifted them throughout their lives. In 2001, Doris Gothie donated her home—retaining the right to live there for the rest of her life—and named the Fourth horn position in the orchestra the Reese and Doris Gothie Chair. Read more about the Gothie gift and other donor stories.

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The William Andrews Clark Society

Learn about this passionate group of LA Phil supporters.

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