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Leadership Gift Opportunities

During the 2019-20 Season

BECOME A CONCERT PATRON (23 available)
With a gift of $10,000, you could be recognized as the “Patron” of one concert on one of our signature series: Broadway Close Up, Only at Merkin with Terrance McKnight, Tuesday Matinees or What Makes it Great?

Patrons receive the following special benefits:

  • Membership in the Innovators Circle
  • Prominent listing as “Patron” in the program for one concert on the series of your choice during the 2019-20 season
  • Invitation to dress rehearsal to the concert for which you are serving as “Patron”
  • Meet-and-greet with the Merkin artist performing on your concert
  • Four complimentary tickets to your concert

IGNITE A NEW ECSTATIC MUSIC WORK (8 available)
Ecstatic Music brings together creative artists to collaborate in creation of a new work. With a gift of $15,000, you could be recognized as the underwriter of an Ecstatic Music concert, helping to underwrite the creation of a new piece receiving its premiere on the concert.  

You would receive the following special benefits:

  • Membership in the Innovators Circle
  • Prominent listing as “Commissioner” in the program for one Ecstatic Music concert during the 2019-20 season
  • Invitation to dress rehearsal for the concert you are commissioning
  • Meet-and-greet with the artist(s) performing on your concert and the Ecstatic Music curator
  • Four complimentary VIP tickets to your concert

UNDERWRITE AN ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE (3 available)
Kaufman Music Center is launching a new Artists-in-Residence program that embeds acclaimed, multi-faceted artists who are transforming the music world within a broad range of programs spanning the concert stage and classroom. 2019-20 Artists-in-Residence are JACK Quartet, Nathalie Joachim and Rob Kapilow. A gift of $25,000 will name you as the underwriter of one of our artist residencies and the experiences they are creating for our community.

Underwriters receive the following special benefits:

  • Membership in the Innovators Circle
  • Prominent listing as “Underwriter” in all programs in which your Artist-in-Residence participates  
  • Invitation to dress rehearsal to a concert of your choosing featuring your Artist-in-Residence
  • Private dinner with the Artist-in-Residence and our Executive Director during the season   
  • Four complimentary VIP tickets to a performance of your choice featuring your Artist-in-Residence

BECOME AN HONORARY PRODUCER (5 available)
With a gift of $50,000, you can become an Honorary Producer of one of Merkin Hall’s core concert series: Broadway Close Up, Only at Merkin with Terrance McKnight, Tuesday Matinees or What Makes it Great?

Honorary Producers receive the following special benefits:

  • Membership in the Innovators Circle
  • Prominent listing as “Honorary Producer” in all programs for your concert series
  • Invitation to dress rehearsal to a concert of your choosing during your concert series
  • Private dinner with the curator of your series, Executive Director Kate Sheeran, and one of the artists after a performance on the series
  • Four complimentary VIP tickets to each concert on your series

Ready to make your gift?

Here’s how to get involved! Visit KaufmanMusicCenter.org/Innovation or call 212 501 3350.

Kaufman Music Center

129 W. 67th Street
New York, NY 10023
212 501 3300