• “The Friends of Richard J. Reynolds Auditorium” organization (“Friends”) is a non-profit organization that was organized by Reynolds High School alumni and friends in 1998 to preserve this community treasure. It is solely responsible for all fund raising for this grand facility.

    Fundraising projects have been:

    • $6.2 million for the renovation of the Auditorium (which was completed in September of 2002)
    • $47,000 customized orchestra pit cover in 2006 (created by the Wenger Corp. in Minnesota)
    • $180,000 ($150,000 going towards naming the newly constructed building behind the Auditorium the "Judy Voss Jones Arts Center"....these dollars going towards the acquisition of an acoustical shell at the Auditorium...and $30,000 going towards the programming needs of that building.
    • $270,000 to acquire a customized acoustical shell that was designed, created and installed by the Akustiks, LLL corporation in South Norwalk, CT.

    Donations of $500 (or more) to "Friends" entitle the donor to name a seat in the Auditorium (with a small plaque telling of this donation being placed on that seat). Donors may name as many seats as they desire Click here ( * ) for more details.

    Donations of ALL amounts are tax deductible, and most welcomed. The "Frieinds" organizatrion is constantly doing things to improve the Auditorium...and each of these improvements costs money. Your donation may be sent (via a check made out to "Friends of Reynolds Auditorium") by mail to:

    Friends of Reynolds Auditorium
    P.O. Box 26712
    Winston-Salem, NC 27114

    Should you have a question concerning this, you may contact Harry Corpening (Chair of the Board of Trustees of "The Friends of Richard. J. Reynolds Auditorium" organization) by sending him an e-mail (and make the subject line "Reynolds Auditorium").