Circle of Friends

Circle of Friends Makes DC Jazz Festival Education Possible!

The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) brings our community together in the celebration of all things jazz in DC.  DCJF relies on the generosity of our Circle of Friends to keep DC Jazz Festival Education and our commitment to music education in public and charter schools 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 Washington, DC’s #1 jazz festival, you support DC Jazz Festival Education, and receive exclusive benefits, including tickets to DC JazzFest concerts and receptions, and invitations to year-round events.

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. Benefits to you include: 

• 2 VIP Tickets to the French Cultural Exchange Concert at the Embassy of France
• Listing on DCJF website at the Patron’s Circle level

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 renowned musician. Benefits to you include:     

• 2  VIP Tickets to the 2021 DC JazzFest Reception and Concert at the House of Sweden
• 2  VIP Tickets to the French Cultural Exchange Concert at the Embassy of France
• 2  VIP Tickets to one special event/special seating during the annual DC JazzFest on September 4
• 2 DCJF lifestyle t-shirts 
• Listing on DCJF website at the Benefactor's Circle level

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. Benefits to you include:       

• 2 VIP Tickets to the 2021 DC JazzFest Reception and Concert at the House of Sweden
• 4 VIP Tickets to the French Cultural Exchange at the Embassy of France
• 4 VIP Tickets to one special event/special seating during the annual DC JazzFest on September 4
• 4 DCJF lifestyle t-shirts
• DCJF website at the Ovation Society Circle level

Artistic Director's Circle – $5,000

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

• 2  VIP Tickets to the 2021 DC JazzFest Reception and Concert at the House of Sweden
• 4 VIP Tickets to the French Cultural Exchange Concert at the Embassy of France
• 4 VIP Tickets to one special event/special seating during the annual DC JazzFest on September 4
• 4 VIP Tickets to one special event/special seating during the annual DC JazzFest on September 5
• 4 DCJF lifestyle t-shirts
• DCJF website at the Ovation Society Circle level

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 DC Jazz Bops! early childhood education program.  Benefits for you include:     

• 2 VIP Tickets to the 2021 DC JazzFest Reception and Concert at the House of Sweden
• 4 VIP tickets to the French Cultural Exchange Concert at the Embassy of France
• 4 VIP Tickets to one special event/special seating during the annual DC JazzFest on September 4
• 4 VIP Tickets to one special event/special seating during the annual DC JazzFest on September 5
• 2 Merchandise Packages
• 4 Tickets to all Embassy events year-round (not listed above)
• Listing on DCJF website at the Producer's Circle level

Chairman's Circle – $25,000+

By joining our Chairman’s Circle, your generous gift of $25,000 enables DC Jazz Festival to bring world renowned artists directly to students through our year-round education programs. Benefits to you include. 

• 2 VIP Tickets to the 2021 DC JazzFest Reception and Concert at the House of Sweden
• 4 VIP Tickets to the French Culture Exchange Concert at the Embassy of France 
• 4 VIP Tickets to one special event/special seating during the annual DC JazzFest on September 4
• 4 VIP Tickets to one special event/special seating during the annual DC JazzFest on September 5
• 4 Merchandise Packages
• 4 Tickets to all Embassy events year-round (not listed above)
• Listing on DCJF website at the Chairman's Circle Level

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