Membership Programs

BEHIND EVERY JUILLIARD ARTIST IS ALL OF JUILLIARD—INCLUDING YOU.

The artists who will move entire generations are among us today at Juilliard. When you make a gift to Juilliard, you become part of a powerfully transformative experience for the best young talent—the people in dance, drama, and music who will go on to define the essence of human expression and feeling. Support for Juilliard is support for art itself. We, Juilliard.

Association – Memberships begin at $75
Ovation Society – Memberships begin at $1,250
Club (for young patrons in their 20s and 30s) – Memberships begin at $250
President's Circle – Memberships begin at $10,000

Association

As a member of the Juilliard Association, you become a critical partner in helping The Juilliard School to provide the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted dancers, actors, and musicians from around the world. Your gift will not only bring you great enjoyment as you attend Juilliard performances, but it will also help to provide the foundation for the School’s success and stability from both sides of the curtain.

Membership in the Juilliard Association includes many benefits such as advance access to tickets through the Members’ Presale, a 50% discount on all tickets, and opportunities to connect with Juilliard students, alumni, faculty, and internationally renowned guest artists. Most importantly, a membership will provide you with personalized access to this unique performing arts institution helping to develop the future of dance, drama, and music.

Supporter ($75)

  • Advance notification of performance programming via mailing of the fall and spring Juilliard Calendars
  • 10% discount at The Juilliard Store (excluding textbooks)
  • Annual subscription to the Juilliard Journal

Friend ($250)

All Supporter privileges plus:

  • 50% membership ticket discount
  • Access to the Member Presales in person and online via The Juilliard School, Alice Tully Hall, David Geffen Hall, and Carnegie Hall box offices
  • Invitation for two to the annual Member Season Preview
  • Access to the Juilliard dining hall in the Samuel B. and David Rose Building adjacent to the School

Patron ($500)

All Friend privileges plus:

  • Invitation to one patron event featuring Juilliard students, alumni, faculty, and other celebrated leaders in the performing arts
  • Invitations to attend the C.V. Starr Doctoral Forum series (scholarly lectures)
  • Opportunity to participate in a student-led campus tour (upon request)
  • Invitation to purchase tickets to Juilliard’s Commencement Concert (based on availability)

Ovation Society

The Juilliard School offers the highest caliber of performing arts education, focused on the mastery of technique, the power of personal expression, and the vitality of interpretation in individual and ensemble performance. Membership in the Ovation Society directly supports promising young artists by helping to sustain funding for Juilliard’s multifaceted performance and educational activities. Members enjoy V.I.P. ticket service by telephone or email and invitations to exclusive events, such as performance previews and master classes, featuring Juilliard students, alumni, faculty, and internationally renowned guest artists.

Ovation Society members also have the unique opportunity to tailor their membership experience to suit their specific artistic preferences — be it dance, drama, orchestral/chamber music, opera, jazz, or historical performance. Become a Juilliard supporter today and share your love for the performing arts with a dedicated and passionate community of benefactors. Your tax-deductible contribution, which many companies will match, is an investment in the future of dance, drama, and music and will help The Juilliard School remain at the forefront of performing arts education.

Applause ($1,250)

  •  Concierge ticket service via the Juilliard Patrons’ Desk (telephone, email, or online)
  •  50% membership ticket discount and access to Member Presales
  •  Priority seating for all ticketed Juilliard performances
  •  Invitation for two to attend a series of behind-the-scenes patron events
  •  Subscription to the monthly Member eNews
  •  10% discount at The Juilliard Store (excluding textbooks)

Accolade ($2,500)

All Applause privileges plus:

  •  Increased Accolade-level priority for all ticketed Juilliard performances
  •  Invitations to master classes not open to the public
  •  Opportunity to request tickets to internal Juilliard performances, including but not limited to Willson Theater operas, undergraduate drama studio productions, and the Senior Dance Production (based on availability)
  •  Access to closed dress rehearsals (subject to division approval)
  •  25% discount on Evening Division courses
  •  Recognition in Juilliard publications

Encore ($5,000)

All Accolade privileges plus:

  • Increased Encore-level priority for all ticketed Juilliard performances
  • Invitation for two to attend Juilliard’s September Convocation ceremony and picnic
  • Invitation for two to a special pre-performance dinner

Bravissimo ($7,500)

All Encore privileges plus:

  • Increased Bravissimo-level priority for all ticketed Juilliard performances
  • Direct contact with a dedicated staff liaison for all Juilliard activities
  • Invitation for two to observe a Juilliard class (subject to division approval)
  • Curated private tour of Juilliard based on donor's interests (ex., rare instrument collection, archives, scenic and costume shops, etc.)

Club

The Juilliard Club is a vibrant leadership group for young patrons in their 20s, 30s, and 40s who are passionate about the performing arts and enjoy networking and socializing with like-minded peers. Members are invited to exclusive, behind-the-scenes events inspired by Juilliard’s artistic programming and also enjoy personalized ticket service by telephone or email to Juilliard’s ticketed performances. But most of all, membership in the Juilliard Club directly supports Juilliard’s promising young artists.

Become a part of the Juilliard community today and help nurture the future of dance, drama, and music. Your tax-deductible contribution, which many corporations will match, will help The Juilliard School remain at the forefront of performing arts education.

Adagio ($250)

  • 50% membership ticket discount and access to the Member Presales
  • Invitation for two to a "Back to School" Club Night including a performance and private cocktail reception
  • Invitation to a student-led campus tour and a private brunch
  • 10% discount at The Juilliard Store (excluding textbooks)
  • Subscription to the monthly Members eNews

Andante ($500)

All Adagio privileges plus:

  • Increased Andante-level priority for all ticketed Juilliard performances
  • Option to make your contribution in installments
  • Invitation for two to the annual Juilliard Club Cabaret Night

Allegro ($1,250)

All Andante privileges plus:

  • Increased Allegro-level priority for all ticketed Juilliard performances
  • Invitation for two to an intimate Juilliard Club Salon evening
  • Invitation to attend select behind-the-scenes membership events

President's Circle

The Juilliard School is dedicated to providing the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world. The leadership support of President's Circle members makes a profound difference in allowing our students to harness their talent and dedication to achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, and global citizens.

President's Circle members enjoy the very best that Juilliard has to offer, including VIP access to exclusive behind-the-scenes events with the President, Dean, artistic directors, faculty, and students; personalized assistance from a dedicated staff member; priority seating for all performances; and more. 

Join this vibrant community and invest in the future of the performing arts by making your President's Circle gift today. Thank you for your generosity!

Benefactor ($10,000)

  • Invitation for two to Juilliard’s Commencement ceremonies
  • Invitations to pre-performance dinners with the President, members of the Board of Trustees, faculty, and other VIP guests
  • Curated private tour of Juilliard based on donor's interests (ex., rare instrument collection, archives, scenic and costume shop, etc.)
  • Complimentary private performance by a Juilliard student, duo, or trio at a location of your choosing

Sponsor ($15,000)

All Benefactor privileges plus:

  • One complimentary Evening Division class per school year (short courses only)
  • Curated private tour of Juilliard based on donor's interests (ex., rare instrument collection, archives, scenic and costume shop, etc.)
  • Complimentary private performance by a Juilliard student, duo, or trio at a location of your choosing

Fellow ($25,000)

All Sponsor privileges plus:

  • Opportunities to meet visiting guest artists and teachers at private dinners, closed master classes and rehearsals, and more
  • Invitation for two to Juilliard’s Commencement Luncheon honoring distinguished recipients of honorary doctoral degrees
  • Invitation to a private luncheon or dinner with President Polisi
  • Complimentary private performance by a Juilliard student, duo, or trio at a location of your choosing

Founder ($50,000)

All Fellow privileges listed above plus:

  •  Invitation for two to the annual President’s Dinner and Commencement Concert
  •  Dedication of a performance in your honor, including 8 VIP tickets and a private pre-performance reception
  •  Opportunity to view a private lesson or coaching with a faculty member and student(s)
  •  Invitation for two to Juilliard’s Commencement Luncheon honoring distinguished recipients of honorary doctoral degrees
  •  Invitation to a private luncheon or dinner with President Polisi
  •  Curated private tour of Juilliard based on donor's interests (ex., rare instrument collection, archives, scenic and costume shops, etc.)
  •  Complimentary private performance by a Juilliard student, duo, or trio at a location of your choosing

Events

Past Events

Member Holiday Celebration (December 12, 2016)

Juilliard Club Salon (October 20, 2016)

"Back to School" Club Night (September 28, 2016)

Member Season Preview (September 12, 2016)

Juilliard Club Benefit, "Wednesday Night Fever" (June 1, 2016)

Upcoming Events

Cabaret Night (February 9, 2017)