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The levels and benefits of each Annual Fund giving category are described below.
President's Ensemble - $1,500–$4,999
The President's Ensemble is New England Conservatory's circle of leadership donors. With annual contributions beginning at $1,500, members of the President's Ensemble support music making at NEC at the highest level. The contributions of these leadership Annual Fund donors play a significant role in enabling the Conservatory to strengthen its position as one of the world's leading music schools by supporting a diverse array of programs, including NEC's free concert series, masterclasses and visiting artist residencies, and scholarships.
Benefits of membership in the President's Ensemble include:
- Invitation to the annual President's Ensemble Dinner
- Opportunities to attend masterclasses with guest artists
Frances Brockman Lanier Players - $5,000–$14,999
Benefits of membership in the Frances Brockman Lanier Players, named in honor of the founder of NEC's Preparatory School, include:
- Invitation to an event tailored to this group
- All benefits of membership in the President's Ensemble
Chadwick Circle - $15,000–$24,999
Benefits of membership in the Chadwick Circle, named in honor of past NEC Director and composer George Whitefield Chadwick, include:
- Invitation to attend one of our Chadwick Circle receptions
- All benefits of membership in the Frances Brockman Lanier Players
Williams Studio - $25,000–$49,999
Benefits of membership in the Williams Studio, named in honor of past NEC President Chester W. Williams, include:
- Opportunity to attend a studio class (some restrictions may apply)
- All benefits of membership in the Chadwick Circle
Jordan Stage - $50,000–$99,999
Benefits of membership in the Jordan Stage, named in honor of NEC's Founder, Eben Jordan, include:
- We will personally work with our donors at this level to customize their NEC experience.
- All benefits of membership in the Williams Studio
1867 Society - $100,000 and above
Benefits of membership in the 1867 Society, named in honor of NEC's founding year, include:
- Table for ten at the annual A Feast of Music gala
- All benefits of membership in the Jordan Stage
For more information on becoming a donor at any of the above levels, please contact Katie DeBonville '97, Senior Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, at 617-585-1156 or Katie.DeBonville@necmusic.edu.