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Suggested Contribution Levels

$60 Sustainer Membership - $60 tax-deductible

Benefits of Membership:

  • Members-Only Ticket Priority*
  • 10% Discount at the Roof Terrace Restaurant and KC Cafe
  • Exclusive Subscription to a Members-Only newsletter, On The Aisle
  • 10% Discount at the Kennedy Center Gift Shops
  • Discounts on Explore the Arts Events

*Kennedy Center presentations only. Excludes the Kennedy Center Honors and Gala Performances. Also excludes the Washington Ballet, Washington Performing Arts Society, and certain other non-Kennedy Center presentations

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$120 Contributor Membership - $80 tax-deductible

Benefits of Membership:

  • all Sustainer level benefits, plus
  • Admittance to Members-Only Lounges in the Concert Hall, Opera House, and Eisenhower Theater
  • Four $2 Parking Discount Coupons
  • Invitation to a "Curtain Up" Theater Event for you and a guest
  • Invitation to an NSO Working Rehearsal for you and a guest
Become a Member

$300 Donor Membership - $172 tax-deductible

Benefits of Membership:

  • all Contributor level benefits, plus
  • Exclusive Invitation to a "Meet the Conductor" Reception for you and a guest
  • Invitation for you and a guest to tour the Washington National Opera Costume Shop
  • Invitation to a Ballet Dress Rehearsal and Tea for you and a guest
  • Additional Invitation to an NSO Working Rehearsal for you and a guest
Become a Member

$600 Sponsor Membership - $424 tax-deductible

Benefits of Membership:

  • all Donor level benefits, plus
  • Invitation to purchase tickets to the Kennedy Center July 4th Celebration
  • Invitation to a Backstage Experience featuring the WNO for you and a guest
  • A third Invitation to an NSO Working Rehearsal for you and a guest
  • Access to the Preferred Instant-Charge Ticket Service Desk
Become a Member

$1200 Patrons' Circle Membership - $940 tax-deductible

Benefits of Membership:

  • all Sponsor level benefits, plus
  • Admittance to Circles Lounges in the Concert Hall, Opera House, and Eisenhower Theater
  • Invitation to a Cast Party with prominent guest artists for you and a guest
  • Reservations for the best tables in the Roof Terrace Restaurant
  • Listing in PLAYBILL ®
Become a Member

$3000 Golden Circle Membership - $2488 tax-deductible with KC or NSO designation; $2404 tax-deductible with WNO designation

Benefits of Membership:

  • all Patrons' Circle level benefits, plus
  • Circles Ticket Concierge Service: Premium Orchestra seats reserved for purchase up to 48 hours before curtain
  • Invitations to three additional Cast Parties for you and a guest
  • A second Invitation to a WNO Dress Rehearsal for you and a guest
Washington National Opera Golden Circle Members also receive:
  • An inviation for you and a guest to attend a Young Artist performance.
  • An inviation for you and a guest to attend a third complimentary Washington National Opera dress rehearsal.
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$6000 Producers' Circle Membership - $5204 tax-deductible with KC or NSO designation; $5120 tax-deductible with WNO designation

Benefits of Membership:

  • all Golden Circle level benefits, plus
  • Exclusive Circles Reserved Parking (regular parking rates apply)
  • Advanced invitation to the star-studded Mark Twain Prize for American Humor including the pre-performance dinner and post-performance artist reception
  • Admission to two complimentary Insider Events with nationally acclaimed artists
  • An invitation to a third WNO Dress Rehearsal for you and a guest
Washington National Opera Golden Circle Members also receive:
  • 2 passes to A Day in the Life of an Artist Event
Become a Member

$12000 Chairman's Circle Membership - $11,204 tax-deductible with KC or NSO designation; $11,120 tax-deductible with WNO designation

Benefits of Membership:

  • all Producers' Circle level benefits, plus
  • An advance invitation to the Kennedy Center Honors Gala
  • Advanced invitation to the star-studded Mark Twain Prize for American Humor including the pre-performance dinner and post-performance artist reception
  • Your name listed in the Kennedy Center Honors Gala commemorative PLAYBILL ®
  • Exclusive seating priority at all Kennedy Center Benefit Events and Galas
  • Invitations to two additional WNO Dress Rehearsals for you and a guest (5 Total)
Become a Member

$20000 Artists' Circle Membership - $19,038 tax-deductible with KC designation; $18,878 tax-deductible with NSO designation; $18,954 with WNO designation

Benefits of Membership:

  • all Chairman's Circle level benefits, plus
  • A complimentary invitation to the Chairman's luncheon over Honors weekend for those contributors attending the Honors Gala
  • An exclusive Kennedy Center backstage tour for you and a guest
National Symphony Orchestra Artists' Circle Members also receive:
  • 2 complimentary tickets to a Classical Series concert
Become a Member

$30000 Maestro's Circle Membership - $29,038 tax-deductible with KC designation; $28,878 tax-deductible with NSO designation; $28,788 with WNO designation

Benefits of Membership:

  • all Artists' Circle level benefits, plus
  • A priority advance invitation to the Kennedy Center Honors Gala
  • An invitation to a rehearsal look-in of your choice
  • The opportunity to recognize your contribution with a specific performance
Washington National Opera Maestro's Circle Members also receive:
  • An invitation to the WNO Annual Artist Dinner with the WNO Board of Directors
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Your contribution can be designated to support all Kennedy Center programs, the National Symphony Orchestra, or the Washington National Opera at the Kennedy Center specifically.