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Gifts to the Curtis Annual Fund are deeply appreciated investments in the mission of the Curtis Institute of Music. To acknowledge the essential support such gifts provide, Curtis offers a range of special benefits.

All levels below include benefits from the preceding level(s). Benefits marked * remain available to those who have waived benefits.

Friends of Curtis | Crescendo Club | Stokowski Society


2015–16 Friends of Curtis BENEFITS

All Friends of Curtis receive a membership card and gain insider access to Curtis through exciting events throughout the year.


Player’s Circle $75–$149

($25 for alumni graduating in the last ten years) (benefits valued at $20)

  • Discount of up to 50 percent for subscriptions to the Curtis Symphony Orchestra and Curtis Opera Theatre
  • Invitation to a Curtis Open House*

  • Donors ages 40 and under who contribute a minimum of $75 also have special opportunities to participate in networking events throughout the season as part of the Crescendo Club.

Concertmaster’s Circle $150–$249

(benefits valued at $20)

  • Invitations to master classes*

Conductor’s Circle $250–$499

(benefits valued at $20)

  • Invitations to Curtis Symphony Orchestra rehearsals*
  • Listing in orchestra and opera programs*

Composer’s Circle $500–$1,249

(benefits valued at $46)

  • A pair of tickets to a Curtis recital at Longwood Gardens (Music in the Gardens)
  • A CD recording featuring Curtis-trained musicians

2015–16 Leopold Stokowski Society BENEFITS

First-time members receive an exclusive Leopold Stokowski lapel pin.


Bronze Circle $1,250–$2,499

(benefits valued at $296)

Silver Circle $2,500–$4,999

(benefits valued at $366)

  • Invitation to a reception following a Curtis Symphony Orchestra performance

Gold Circle $5,000–$9,999

(benefits valued at $466)

  • Invitation to a private dinner with a guest artist and Curtis students

Fellowship Circle $10,000–$14,999

(benefits valued at $586)

  • Naming of a one-year renewable fellowship for a Curtis student*
  • Invitation to a private event with Curtis students who hold fellowships

Faculty Artist Circle $15,000–$24,999

(benefits valued at $586)

  • Invitation to a private lesson or coaching with a Curtis faculty member and student(s)*

President’s Circle $25,000–$34,999

(benefits valued at $746)

  • Invitation to a private dinner with President Roberto Díaz

Commissioning Circle $35,000-$49,999

(benefits valued at $1,746)

  • A musical piece commissioned and performed in your honor by Curtis students, and a complimentary recording of the commission

Chair's Performance Circle $50,000 and above 

(benefits valued at $3,226)

  • A private recital performed by Curtis students or alumni


Anthony Brown, director of annual giving, (215) 717-3127