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Circle of Friends

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Thanks to donors like you, DC residents and out-of-town visitors of all ages and backgrounds will experience high-quality jazz concerts and programs; have unprecedented access to free and reasonably-priced events in their own neighborhoods; and develop an increased appreciation for jazz as well as an understanding of the District’s contributions to this art form. With your support, DCJF provides yearlong education programs and our annual DC JazzFest featuring leading and emerging artists from around the world, enabling local residents and international visitors to enjoy the diversity of jazz.

 

Members of our Circle of Friends make an even bigger impact with their contributions. Learn more below about how you can join at a level that is most comfortable for you, or consider make a donation by clicking the Donate Now button. 

Circle of Friends

The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF), a nonprofit service organization, brings our community together in celebration of all things jazz in DC. DCJF relies on the generosity of our Circle of Friends to keep our commitment to music education in public and charter schools going strong year-round.

 

Become part of the DCJF'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 support DC Jazz Festival Education and receive exclusive benefits, including tickets to DC JazzFest concerts and receptions, and invitations to year-round events.

Patron Circle:  $350 - $999

By joining our Patron Circle, your contribution of $350 will enable five students to attend a master class with a renowned musician. Benefits to you include: 

  • 2 VIP Tickets to an Embassy Cultural Exchange Concert 

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

  • Early discounts on DC JazzFest tickets

Benefactor Circle:  $1,000 - $2,499
 

By joining our Benefactor’s Circle, your generous gift of $1,000 will enable 20 students to attend a master class with a renowned musician. Benefits to you include: 

   

  • 2  VIP Tickets to the 2022 DC JazzFest Reception and Concert 

  • 2  VIP Tickets to an Embassy Cultural Exchange Concert

  • 2  VIP Tickets to DC JazzFest at the Wharf on SAT September 3

  • 2 DCJF lifestyle t-shirts 

  • Listing on DCJF website at the Benefactor's Circle level

  • Early discounts on DC JazzFest tickets

 

 

Ovation Society Circle - $2,500 - $4,999
 

By joining our Ovation Society Circle, your generous gift of $2,500 will enable 200 students to attend a professional jazz performance. Benefits to you include:    

  

  • 2 VIP Tickets to the 2022 DC JazzFest Reception and Concert

  • 4 VIP Tickets to an Embassy Cultural Exchange Concert

  • 4 VIP Tickets to DC JazzFest at the Wharf on SAT September 3

  • 4 DCJF lifestyle t-shirts

  • DCJF website at the Ovation Society Circle level

  • Early discounts on DC JazzFest ticket

 

Artistic Circle:   $5,000 - $9,999

By joining our Artistic Circle, your generous gift of $5,000 enables DC Jazz Festival to connect our Jazzin' InSchool and Jazzin'

 AfterSchool programs with major regional talent through DC Jazz Festival Education. Benefits to you include:       

  • 2 VIP Tickets to the 2022 DC JazzFest Reception and Concert 

  • 4 VIP Tickets to an Embassy Cultural Exchange Concert

  • 4 VIP Tickets to DC JazzFest at the Wharf on SAT September 3

  • 4 VIP Tickets to DC JazzFest at the Wharf on SUN September 4

  • 4 DCJF lifestyle t-shirts

  • DCJF website at the Ovation Society Circle level

  • Early discounts on DC JazzFest tickets

 

Chairman Circle:  $10,000 - $24,999
 

By joining our Chairman Circle, your generous gift of $10,000 enables DC Jazz Festival to bring world renowned artists directly to students through our year-round education programs include our "Meet the Artist" events.  Benefits for you include:  

  

  • 2 VIP Tickets to the 2022 DC JazzFest Reception and Concert 

  • 4 VIP tickets to an Embassy Cultural Exchange Concert

  • 6 VIP Tickets to DC JazzFest at the Wharf on SAT September 3

  • 6 VIP Tickets to DC JazzFest at the Wharf on SUN September 4

  • 2 VIP tickets to Let the Good Times Roll at Arena Stage

  • 4 Tickets to all Embassy events year-round (not listed above)

  • Listing on DCJF website at the Producer's Circle level

  • Early discounts on DC JazzFest tickets