Renting Jacobs Music Center


The following information is provided to assist you in planning your event at Jacobs Music Center / Copley Symphony Hall.
Should you need additional information or wish to pursue renting the Hall, please contact Victoria Andújar, Director of Rentals at or 619.236.5423.

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Copley Symphony Hall Rental Hall rental hours are from 8am – 12 midnight $2,500 vs. 10% of gross ticket sales, whichever is greater, capped at $4,500 for non-profit organizations and at $5,500 for commercial organizations.
Technical Day (no performers or audience on site) $1,250
Rehearsal / Sound Check Day (with performers or audience on site) $1,750
Gould Room 41' x 26'. Elegant room for private parties. Capacity 70. $250 with Hall Rental, $400 without Hall Rental
Lobby Rental Only - Upper Lobby Upper Lobby capacity: 120 seated; 235 standing $600
Lobby Rental Only - Lower Lobby Lower Lobby capacity: 250 seated; 496 standing $1,000
Utilities Surcharge Offset cost of utilities $750 per day
Front of House Services House Manager and Ushers $850
Building Engineer Must be present when building in use $25.00 per hour
Security Minimum of two $25 per hour per guard - call for additional information.
Custodial Services Restroom Porters, Cleaning Crew and Supplies $800 - $1,000 depending on event, call for details.
Tables 8' x 30" $8 each
Skirting & Linens   $12 per set
Chairs Straight back or molded $1.00 per chair
Wi-Fi Available backstage $100
Towels Available backstage $1.00 per towel



Stage Crew Please request IATSE Estimate TBD per IATSE Local #122
Strike or Restore Shell, Ceiling & Orchestra strike and restore are often necessary. Call for details.
Piano Concert grand $325
Piano Tuning   $225
Follow Spots (2) SuperTrouper Xenon Medium Throw $350 each + IA crew to operate
Lectern Wood collegiate or tall lecture $30
Projectors (2) Sony 7500 $650 + IA crew to operate
Screen A - 9' x 12' motorized, roll-down $75
Screen B - 24' x 50' movie screen $125
Screen (2) C - 10' x 14' rear projection $75 each
Screen D - 10' x 17' 9" front projection $75 each
Cyclorama 30' x 60', white, seamless $350

Ticket Office and Marketing Services

Ticket Office Services Ticket Office staff builds the performance in SDSO database (Tessitura) and makes tickets available for sale $850 (with standard setup chart, 10 working days prior notice required)
Event Website Presence - Basic Event is included as a listing on Copley Symphony Hall venue website calendar (included as part of Ticket Office fee) $0
Event Website Presence- Calendar Dedicated landing page on Symphony website with detailed information and image $0
Ticketmaster Coordination Ticket Office can coordinate with Ticketmaster to provide tickets on sale on Ticketmaster and at Copley Symphony Hall Ticket Office. Call 619.615.3950 for more information.
Ticket Stock Only stock provided by Jacobs Music Center Ticket Office $0.25 per ticket printed
House Restoration Fee Offset for SDSO Facilities Department servicing of rental events.  $4.00 per ticket sold / attendee
Website Banner Ads Banner and web ads available on venue website. Call 619.615.3946 for pricing and availability.
Lobby Screens Event included on all Jacobs Music Center lobby screens (15) the day/evening of event $500
Inclusion in Weekly E-mail Inclusion in SDSO weekly e-newsletter to 45K e-mail addresses (one month lead time required) $500 per inclusion
Dedicated E-mail One dedicated e-mail available to target list best suited to match the desired audience profile (three week lead time required) $500 (limited to a single send)
Lobby Flyers/Poster Limited lobby exposure (Keeping in mind materials must be tasteful and blend into our current marketing program in the Hall.) No cost, renter responsible for material delivery to Jacobs Music Center.
Program Book Ads Ad placements in our Performances program book must be arranged through our publisher, Southern California Magazine Group. Call 310.280.2880 for ad pricing and availability.
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