Donations

Support the Music Academy of the West

The Music Academy of the West’s 140 young, exceptional fellows train with renowned artists on full-scholarship and the entire resources of the Summer Program provide world-class performances and masterclasses for our community at very affordable prices. We greatly appreciate your tax-deductible contribution that help make this all possible.

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Music in the Gardens

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One-time donation:

Festival of Friends

Donations $50 - $2,499

50+

Academy Fan

  • FanFare newsletter

100+

Orchestra Member

  • FanFare newsletter
  • Program Book acknowledgement

250+

Principal Chair

  • FanFare newsletter
  • Program Book acknowledgement
  • CD featuring musical highlights from the Summer Festival

500+

Concertmaster

  • FanFare newsletter
  • Program Book acknowledgement
  • CD featuring musical highlights from the Summer Festival
  • Invitation to an Academy Festival Orchestra closed rehearsal

1,000+

Soloist

  • FanFare newsletter
  • Program Book acknowledgement
  • CD featuring musical highlights from the Summer Festival
  • Invitation to an Academy Festival Orchestra closed rehearsal
  • Invitation to the voice program live auditions

1,500+

Conductor

  • FanFare newsletter
  • Program Book acknowledgement
  • CD featuring musical highlights from the Summer Festival
  • Invitation to an Academy Festival Orchestra closed rehearsal
  • Invitation to the voice program live auditions
  • Invitation to donor-exclusive champagne receptions at all Academy Festival Orchestra concerts at the Granada Theatre

Council of Contributors

Donations $2,500+

2,500+

Council

  • FanFare newsletter
  • Program Book acknowledgement
  • Opportunity to purchase Summer Festival and Met: Live in HD tickets before they go on sale to the general public
  • CD featuring musical highlights from the Summer Festival
  • Invitation to an Academy Festival Orchestra closed rehearsal
  • Invitation to the voice program live auditions
  • Priority ticketing and seating at all Academy performances at the Council level
  • Personalized donor-concierge service by Academy administrative staff
  • Invitation to a Council-exclusive performance by a celebrated artist
  • Priority studio matching preference in the Compeer Program
  • Advanced reservations for picnic concerts

3,500+

Premier Council

  • FanFare newsletter
  • Program Book acknowledgement
  • Opportunity to purchase Summer Festival and Met: Live in HD tickets before they go on sale to the general public
  • CD featuring musical highlights from the Summer Festival
  • Invitation to an Academy Festival Orchestra closed rehearsal
  • Invitation to the voice program live auditions
  • Personalized donor-concierge service by Academy administrative staff
  • Invitation to a Council-exclusive performance by a celebrated artist
  • Priority studio matching preference in the Compeer Program
  • Priority ticketing and seating at all Academy performances in advance of the preceding Council level
  • Invitation to a side-by-side recital with a beloved faculty member and an alumni NEW
  • Advanced reservations for picnic concerts

5,000+

Luminary Patron

  • FanFare newsletter
  • Program Book acknowledgement
  • Opportunity to purchase Summer Festival and Met: Live in HD tickets before they go on sale to the general public
  • CD featuring musical highlights from the Summer Festival
  • Invitation to an Academy Festival Orchestra closed rehearsal
  • Invitation to the voice program live auditions
  • Personalized donor-concierge service by Academy administrative staff
  • Invitation to a Council-exclusive performance by a celebrated artist
  • Priority studio matching preference in the Compeer Program
  • Priority ticketing and seating at all Academy performances in advance of the preceding Council level
  • Invitation to a side-by-side recital with a beloved faculty member and an alumni NEW
  • Masterclass dedicated to you or an honoree of your choice
  • Advanced reservations for picnic concerts

10,000+

Scholarship Patron

  • FanFare newsletter
  • Program Book acknowledgement
  • Opportunity to purchase Summer Festival and Met: Live in HD tickets before they go on sale to the general public
  • CD featuring musical highlights from the Summer Festival
  • Invitation to an Academy Festival Orchestra closed rehearsal
  • Invitation to the voice program live auditions
  • Personalized donor-concierge service by Academy administrative staff
  • Invitation to a Council-exclusive performance by a celebrated artist
  • Priority studio matching preference in the Compeer Program
  • Priority ticketing and seating at all Academy performances in advance of the preceding Council level
  • Invitation to a side-by-side recital with a beloved faculty member and an alumni NEW
  • Masterclass dedicated to you or an honoree of your choice
  • Name a full scholarship and sponsor a fellow’s experience attending the Academy
  • Premier Summer Festival performance dedicated to you or an honoree of your choice
  • Advanced reservations for picnic concerts

15,000+

President's Circle

  • FanFare newsletter
  • Program Book acknowledgement
  • Opportunity to purchase Summer Festival and Met: Live in HD tickets before they go on sale to the general public
  • CD featuring musical highlights from the Summer Festival
  • Invitation to an Academy Festival Orchestra closed rehearsal
  • Invitation to voice program live auditions
  • Personalized donor-concierge service by Academy administrative staff
  • Invitation to a Council-exclusive performance by a celebrated artist
  • Priority studio matching preference in the Compeer Program
  • Priority ticketing and seating at all Academy performances in advance of the preceding Council level
  • Invitation to a side-by-side recital with a beloved faculty member and an alumni NEW
  • Masterclass dedicated to you or an honoree of your choice
  • Name a full scholarship and sponsor a fellow’s experience attending the Academy
  • Premier Summer Festival performance dedicated to you or an honoree of your choice
  • Faculty sponsorship opportunities
  • Invitation to attend in-home recitals hosted by the Music Academy president & CEO
  • Onstage rehearsal experience with a 2018 guest conductor
  • Advanced reservations for picnic concerts

25,000+

Leadership Circle

  • FanFare newsletter
  • Program Book acknowledgement
  • Opportunity to purchase Summer Festival and Met: Live in HD tickets before they go on sale to the general public
  • CD featuring musical highlights from the Summer Festival
  • Invitation to an Academy Festival Orchestra closed rehearsal
  • Invitation to voice program live auditions
  • Personalized donor-concierge service by Academy administrative staff
  • Invitation to a Council-exclusive performance by a celebrated artist
  • Priority studio matching preference in the Compeer Program
  • Priority ticketing and seating at all Academy performances in advance of the preceding Council level
  • Invitation to a side-by-side recital with a beloved faculty member and an alumni NEW
  • Masterclass dedicated to you or an honoree of your choice
  • Name a full scholarship and sponsor a fellow’s experience attending the Academy
  • Premier Summer Festival performance dedicated to you or an honoree of your choice
  • Faculty sponsorship opportunities
  • Invitation to attend in-home recitals hosted by the Music Academy president & CEO
  • Onstage rehearsal experience with a 2018 guest conductor
  • Faculty, guest artist, and subscription series sponsorship opportunities
  • Advanced reservations for picnic concerts
  • Reserved parking near Hahn Hall at all Music Academy events