The Music Worcester Program Book

2019-2020 Program Book Advertising

The Worcester Music Festival Program Book is a 8.25" x 10.75", 35-50 page, glossy, souvenir-quality publication with editorial information interspersed with advertising. View ad rates and sizes in the left hand column of this page or download a printable pdf with ad information and form.   

For a review of the 2018-2019 concert season, take a peak here.

To submit payment for your ad online, please click here.


The Program Book will be distributed free of charge at all Music Worcester performances throughout the season (October - May). Our concerts attract a well-educated business and professional audience of over 15,000 from central New England, the MetroWest, and throughout New England. As many of our patrons attend more than one concert, your ad will have the advantage of continued reinforcement.

Ad Reservations

Reservations made in order of receipt. Your contract secures your space.

Production Information

Supply all ads as printer-ready Adobe InDesign (up to CS4), Adobe Photoshop, saved as TIFF or EPS (up to CS4), Adobe Illustrator, text converted to outlines (up to CS4), Adobe Acrobat PDF (see specs below), Quark (up to v.6.0).

Acrobat Hi-Res PDFs must have: 

  • All fonts embedded (No true type fonts) 
  • Be in correct mode (no RGB or LAB or embedded color profiles) CMYK color (4-color photos must be saved in CMYK mode) and black & white photos must be saved as grayscale. 
  • Do not include OPI image replacement in the file. 
  • Resolution: 300 dpi for all images and files, and no less than 300 dpi when sized at

Send print-ready ads to Kate Rafey at or 508-754-3231

Your ad file should include: the ad layout files, a PDF proof of ad, a printout of the ad at 100% if possible.

Note: If you would like to use the same ad as last year, or make a minor change to the copy, please call or e-mail to see whether new materials will be necessary or not.

ADVERTISING DEADLINE: 2019 - 2020 season September 6, 2019.