Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra

Online Auction to Support the MSO!

Members of our orchestra and many of our fans have donated items that share their creative non-musical talents - like photography, jewelry-making and knitting, as well as a fantastic variety of other great holiday gifts. Please click on View Items above to browse what has been generously donated to benefit the MSO.

About the MSO

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The Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra (MSO), led by Music Director William Schrickel, is Minnesota’s most highly regarded civic orchestral ensemble. The mission of the MSO is to perform outstanding symphony concerts for diverse audiences throughout the Twin Cities metropolitan area. While we are not currently performing due to COVID-19, we are staying actively engaged with our musical community through video projects; please visit our website to watch our most recent video A Few Words about Argento which premiered on Sunday, November 22nd.

To start a bid: (If you already registered you can bypass this step)

  • Sign up (Register) as a bidder. This is a one-time process so that we have contact information for the bids you place and a way to notify you.
  • Use your email address for contact info.
  • Enter a bidder display name, create a password, and enter the rest of your contact information.
  • You will be given a choice to receive an email or text notification (or both) when you are outbid.
  • Click “agree to terms and conditions.”
  • Authenticate your email address.
  • You may need to go back to to find our auction
  • Start bidding by entering the amount you want to bid and select the green Pre-Bid Only button to place your bid.
  • Bid early and bid often!

At the end of the auction, payments can be processed through PayPal similar to how the MSO processes donations made through our website, or you can pay by mailing a check to the MSO. Winning bidders will be contacted to make arrangements for pick up or delivery of items; please note in the Additional Information section that some items cannot be mailed due to size/weight.

Bidding is only allowed for supporters associated with the MSO and we reserve the right to delete bids from those who are not part of our community.

If you prefer making a donation to support the MSO, please use the Donate Now button below which will take you to the MSO website’s donation form; you will find options for one time or sustaining monthly donations. Donations of any size are appreciated – thank you!

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Thank you for your support!