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Circle of Friends

Join our 2017 Circle of Friends today!

DC Jazz Festival® (Festival) presents jazz artists from across the globe in a world class celebration of jazz. The Festival relies on the generosity of our Circle of Friends to keep its programs going strong year-round. Become part of the Festival’s success by joining our Circle of Friends* today with a gift of $350 or more. By investing in Washington, DC’s #1 jazz festival, you will receive exclusive benefits, including tickets to festival concerts and receptions, and invitations to year-round events, all while helping to bring jazz to our nation’s capital.

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Support Levels

PATRON’S CIRCLE – $350

(Wish List: $350 pays for a master class with a renowned musician for 5 students)

·       2 VIP Tickets to the Jazz in the ‘HoodsTM  Opening Cermony with light food and drink

·       2 Tickets to one Fishman Embassy Series Concert

                Held year-round at various embassies featuring emerging artists; includes light food and drink

·       Listing on DCJF website at the Patron’s Circle level

·       Early-bird discounts to major festival concerts

 

BENEFACTOR’S CIRCLE – $1,000

(Wish List: $1,000 pays for 20 students to attend a master class with a professional jazz musician)

·       2 VIP Tickets to the Jazz in the ‘Hoods Opening Ceremony with light food and drink

·       2 VIP Tickets to DCJazzFestTM at the Yards, Friday

                VIPs have access to the DC JazzFest Club which includes: Sheltered private lounge, light food and drink, Artists Meet and Greet (subject to artist availability).

·       2 Tickets to all Fishman Embassy Series Concerts

                Held year-round at various embassies featuring emerging artists; includes light food and drink

·       Listing on DCJF website at the Benefactor’s Circle level

·       Early-bird discounts to major festival concerts

 

OVATION SOCIETY CIRCLE – $2,500

(Wish List: $2,500 pays for 200 students to attend a professional jazz performance)

·       2 VIP Tickets to the Jazz in the ‘Hoods Opening Ceremony with light food and drink

·       2 VIP Tickets to DCJazzFest at the Yards, Friday Club Access

                VIPs have access to the DCJazzFest Club which includes: Sheltered private lounge, light food and drink, Artist Meet and Greet (subject to artist availability)

·       2 Tickets each to two additional DCJazzFest concerts (choose from Sixth & I, Dance Place, and DC JazzPrix Finals at UDC; offer excludes the Kennedy Center)

·       2 Tickets to all Fishman Embassy Series Concerts

                Held year-round at various embassies featuring emerging artists; includes light food and drink.

·       Listing on DCJF website at the Ovation Society Circle level

·       Early-bird discounts to major festival concerts

 

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE – $5,000

(Wish List: $5,000 supports major artist fees for the free Jazz ‘n Families Fun Days program)

·       2 VIP Tickets to the Jazz in the ‘Hoods Opening Ceremony with light food and drink

·       4 VIP Tickets to DCJazzFest at the Yards, 3-Day Weekend Pass (transferable between days)

                VIPs have access to the DCJazzFest Club which includes: Sheltered private lounge, light food and drink, Artist Meet and Greet (subject to artist availability)

·       2 Tickets each to two additional DCJazzFest concerts (choose from Sixth & I, Dance Place, and DC JazzPrix Finals at UDC; offer excludes the Kennedy Center)

·       4 Tickets to all Fishman Embassy Series Concerts

                Held year-round at various embassies featuring emerging artists. Includes light food/drink

·       Listing on DCJF website at the Artistic Director’s level

·       Early-bird discounts to major festival concerts

 

PRODUCER’S CIRCLE – $10,000

(Wish List: $10,000 supports Jazz Bops, a 16-week early childhood reading program for children and their caregivers)

·       2 VIP Tickets to the Jazz in the ‘Hoods Opening Ceremony with light food and drink

·       4 VIP Tickets to DCJazzFest at the Yards, 3-Day Weekend Pass (transferable between days)

                VIPs have access to the DCJazzFest Club which includes: Sheltered private lounge, light food and drink, Artist Meet and Greet (subject to artist availability)

·       4 Tickets each to two additional DCJazzFest concerts (choose from Sixth & I, Dance Place, and DC JazzPrix Finals at UDC; offer excludes the Kennedy Center)

·       4 Tickets to all Fishman Embassy Series Concerts

                Held year-round at various embassies, featuring emerging artists. Includes light food and drink

·       Listing on DCJF website at the Producer’s Circle level

·       Early-bird discounts to major festival concerts

 

CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE – $25,000

(Wish List: $25,000 supports professional artist fees for education programs year-round)

·       2 VIP Tickets to the Jazz in the ‘Hoods Opening Ceremony with light food and drink

·       6 VIP Tickets to DCJazzFest at the Yards, 3-Day Weekend Pass (transferable between days)

                VIPs have access to the DCJazzFest Club which includes: Sheltered private lounge, light food and drink, Artist Meet and Greet (subject to artist availability)

·       4 Tickets each to two additional DCJazzFest concerts (choose from Sixth & I, Dance Place, and DC JazzPrix Finals at UDC; offer excludes the Kennedy Center)

·       4 Tickets to all Fishman Embassy Series Concerts

                Held year-round at various embassies, featuring emerging artists. Includes light food and drink

·       Listing on DCJF website at the Chairman’s Circle level

·       Early-bird discounts to major festival concerts

 


Not ready to join the Circle of Friends? You can still make a conribution to the DC Jazz Festival and know that your gift is going to help the entire community to celebrate and recognize the importance of jazz here in Washington. Gifts of all levels are welcome.

*The Circle of Friends is not a membership or subscription program. All contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowable by law. Tax ID # 20-1799842.

The DC Jazz Festival®, a 501(c)(3) non-profit service organization, is made possible, in part, with major grants from the Government of the District of Columbia, Muriel Bowser, Mayor; and, in part, by major grants from the Anne and Ronald Abramson Family Foundation, The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, Gillon Family Charitable Fund,The Mayo Charitable Foundation, CrossCurrents Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, The NEA Foundation, Venable Foundation, The Dallas Morse Coors Foundation for the Performing Arts, The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, The Reva & David Logan Foundation; and with awards from the National Endowment for the Arts and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. ©2017 DC Jazz Festival. All rights reserved.
 
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