Circle of Friends

Circle of Friends Makes our Education Programs Possible!

DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) presents jazz artists from across the globe in a world-class celebration of jazz. DCJF relies on the generosity of our Circle of Friends to keep its programs going strong year-round. Become part of the DCJF’s success by joining our Circle of Friends today with a gift of $350 or more. By investing in DC’s #1 jazz festival, you will receive exclusive benefits, including tickets to DC JazzFest concerts and receptions, and invitations to year-round events; all while helping to bring jazz to our nation’s capital.

Patron's Circle – $350

By joining our Patron’s Circle, your contribution of $350 will enable five students to attend a master class with a renowned musician. Additional benefits for you include: 

• 2 Tickets to the 2019 Opening Ceremony (includes reception light food/drink and concert)
• 2 Tickets to one Fishman Embassy Series concert held year-round at various embassies featuring international artists (includes a cocktail reception)
• Listing on DCJF website at the Patron’s Circle level
• Early-Bird discounts to major festival concerts

Benefactor's Circle – $1,000

By joining our Benefactor’s Circle, your generous gift of $1,000 will enable 20 students to attend a master class with a professional jazz musician. Additional benefits for you include:       

• 2 Tickets to the 2019 Opening Ceremony (includes reception light food/drink and concert)
• 2 Seated Tickets at The Anthem weekend during DC JazzFest at The Wharf on June 14
• 2 Tickets to all Fishman Embassy Series concerts held year-round at various embassies featuring international artists (includes a cocktail reception)
• Listing on DCJF website at the Benefactor's Circle level
• Early-bird discounts to major festival concerts

Ovation Society Circle – $2,500

By joining our Ovation Society Circle, your generous gift of $2,500 will enable 200 students to attend a professional jazz performance. Additional benefits for you include:       

• 2 Tickets to the 2019 Opening Ceremony (includes reception light food/drink and concert)
• 2 Premium Seated Tickets at The Anthem weekend during DC JazzFest at The Wharf on June 14
• 2 VIP Club Tickets to the DC JazzFest at The Wharf on June 15 or 16 including complimentary food/drinks
• 2 Tickets to all Fishman Embassy concerts held year-round at various embassies featuring international artists (includes a cocktail reception)
• Listing on DCJF website at the Ovation Society Circle level
• Early-bird discounts to major festival concerts

Artistic Director's Circle – $5,000

By joining our Artistic Director’s Circle, your generous gift of $5,000 enables DC Jazz to connect the community with major artists through the free Jazz ‘n Families Fun Days program. Additional benefits for you include:       

• 2 Tickets to the 2019 Opening Ceremony (includes reception light food/drink and concert)
• 2 Premium Seated Tickets at The Anthem weekend during DC JazzFest at The Wharf on June 14
• 2 VIP Club Tickets to the DC JazzFest at the Wharf on June 15 and 16 including complimentary food/drinks 
• 2 Tickets to additional JazzFest concerts, June 6-16 (venue subject to availability; offer excludes Kennedy Center)
• 4 Tickets to all Fishman Embassy Series concerts held year-round at various embassies featuring international artists (includes a cocktail reception)
• Listing on DCJF website at the Artistic Director's level
• Early-bird discounts to major festival concerts

Producer's Circle – $10,000

By joining our Producer’s Circle, your generous gift of $10,000 supports a 16-week early childhood music, behavioral development and reading initiative through our DC Jazz Bops! Early childhood education program. Additional benefits for you include:       

• 2 VIP Tickets to the 2019 Opening Ceremony (includes reception light food/drink and concert)
• 2 Premium Seated Tickets at The Anthem weekend during DC JazzFest at The Wharf on June 14
• 4 VIP Club Tickets to the DC JazzFest at the Wharf on June 15 and 16 including complimentary food/drinks 
• 2 Tickets to additional JazzFest concerts, June 6-16 (venue subject to availability; offer excludes Kennedy Center)
• 4 Tickets to all Fishman Embassy Series concerts held year-round at various embassies featuring international artists (includes a cocktail reception)
• Listing on DCJF website at the Producer's Circle level
• Early-bird discounts to major festival concerts

Chairman's Circle – $25,000

By joining our Chairman’s Circle, your generous gift of $25,000 enables DC Jazz Festival to bring professional artists directly to students through our educational programs year-round. 

• 2 VIP Tickets to the 2019 Opening Ceremony (includes reception light food/drink and concert)
• 4 VIP Premium Seated Tickets to the Anthem, DC JazzFest at The Wharf on  June 14
• 4 VIP Club Tickets to the DC JazzFest at the Wharf on June 15 and 16 including complimentary food/drinks 
• 4 Tickets to additional JazzFest concerts, June 6-16 (venue subject to availability; offer excludes Kennedy Center)
• 4 Tickets to all Fishman Embassy Series concerts held year-round at various embassies featuring international artists (includes a cocktail reception)
• Listing on DCJF website at the Chairman's Circle level
• Early-bird discounts to major festival concerts