Repositioning the Virginia Beach orchestra’s brand and communications to reach new audiences

ACTIVE 2016-2019

For the love of music!

Symphonicity, a resident performing arts group at the Sandler Center for the Arts in the Town Center of Virginia Beach, had been making music for almost 25 years when we sat down at the table with their Executive Board. What prompted the meeting was the imminent retirement of their long-time maestro and founder, David Kunkle. After an intense search for a new musical director and conductor, the symphony would be auditioning five finalists through a series of concerts to be presented the following season. And with this change, they were ready to elevate their brand and marketing efforts.

From that milestone year and for the next three, Red Chalk worked with the Symphonicity marketing and leadership team to improve the overall design aesthetic and communication systems for their masterworks series and other annual beloved concert programs. In addition to providing ongoing marketing, advertising and creative support, we collaborated with Daniel W. Boothe, the new Musical Director and Conductor, to hone his vision for each season’s theme. This collaboration fueled new ideas, as well as a deep mutual respect for the process and our relationship.


Our efforts helped increase awareness and  concert attendance, as well as help invigorate their programs. In addition, Red Chalk was a corporate sponsor for four seasons. We loved working with Symphonicity, and greatly appreciate their passion, talent and love of music! Our support included:

  • Identity Strengthening
  • Brand Messaging
  • Concert Collateral (programs, posters, outdoor banners, brochures, etc.)
  • Concert Season Videos
  • Website Design & Management
  • Marketing Collateral
  • Social Media Consultation
  • Public Relations

Symphonicity Concert Season 2019-2020 Collateral Design by Red Chalk Studios

Symphonicity Concert Season 2018-2019 Collateral Design by Red Chalk Studios

Symphonicity Concert Season 2016-2017 Collateral Design by Red Chalk Studios

Symphonicity.org Website by Red Chalk Studios

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