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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 can make an even bigger impact with their contributions. Learn more below about how you can join, and please consider donating to the DC Jazz Festival today.

Circle of Friends

The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) brings our community together in the 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's Circle - $350

By joining our Patron’s 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 the French Cultural Exchange Concert at the Embassy of France

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

  • Early bird discounts on DC JazzFest tickets

Benefactor Circle - $1,000
 

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 2021 DC JazzFest Reception and Concert at the House of Sweden

  • 2  VIP Tickets to the French Cultural Exchange Concert at the Embassy of France

  • 2  VIP Tickets to one special event/special seating during the annual DC JazzFest on September 4

  • 2 DCJF lifestyle t-shirts 

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

  • Early bird discounts on DC JazzFest tickets

 

Ovation Society Circle - $2,500
 

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 2021 DC JazzFest Reception and Concert at the House of Sweden

  • 4 VIP Tickets to the French Cultural Exchange at the Embassy of France

  • 4 VIP Tickets to one special event/special seating during the annual DC JazzFest on September 4

  • 4 DCJF lifestyle t-shirts

  • DCJF website at the Ovation Society Circle level

  • Early bird discounts on DC JazzFest ticket

Artistic Director Circle- $5,000

By joining our Artistic Director’s Circle, your generous gift of $5,000 enables DC Jazz Festival to connect the community with major regional talent through the free Jazz ‘n Families Fun Days program. Benefits to you include:       

  • 2 VIP Tickets to the 2021 DC JazzFest Reception and Concert at the House of Sweden

  • 4 VIP Tickets to the French Cultural Exchange Concert at the Embassy of France

  • 4 VIP Tickets to one special event/special seating during the annual DC JazzFest on September 4

  • 4 VIP Tickets to one special event/special seating during the annual DC JazzFest on September 5

  • 4 DCJF lifestyle t-shirts

  • DCJF website at the Ovation Society Circle level

  • Early bird discounts on DC JazzFest tickets

 

Producer Circle - $10,000
 

By joining our Producer’s Circle, your generous gift of $10,000 supports a 16-week early childhood music, behavioral development and reading initiative through DC Jazz Bops! early childhood education program.  Benefits for you include:  

  

  • 2 VIP Tickets to the 2021 DC JazzFest Reception and Concert at the House of Sweden

  • 4 VIP tickets to the French Cultural Exchange Concert at the Embassy of France

  • 4 VIP Tickets to one special event/special seating during the annual DC JazzFest on September 4

  • 4 VIP Tickets to one special event/special seating during the annual DC JazzFest on September 5

  • 2 Merchandise Packages

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

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

  • Early bird discounts on DC JazzFest tickets

Chairman Circle - $25,000

By joining our Chairman’s Circle, your generous gift of $25,000 enables DC Jazz Festival to bring world renowned artists directly to students through our year-round education programs. Benefits to you include. 
 

  • 2 VIP Tickets to the 2021 DC JazzFest Reception and Concert at the House of Sweden

  • 4 VIP Tickets to the French Culture Exchange Concert at the Embassy of France 

  • 4 VIP Tickets to one special event/special seating during the annual DC JazzFest on September 4

  • 4 VIP Tickets to one special event/special seating during the annual DC JazzFest on September 5

  • 4 Merchandise Packages

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

  • Listing on DCJF website at the Chairman's Circle Level

  • Early bird discounts on DC JazzFest tickets