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Membership and Donor Resources

Make a gift to The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Annual Fund and support the music you love.

Your gift to the Orchestra’s Annual Fund impacts all of our work onstage, in schools and communities, around the world, and through broadcasts and digital media.

Your gift offers benefits designed to bring you closer to our mission. If you have questions about membership, please contact the Annual Fund Office at 215.893.3151 (Monday–Friday, 9 AM–5 PM) or [email protected].

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Membership Levels 

Friends Circle 

Each Friends Circle level includes all benefits from the preceding levels.


  • Access to the Meet the Artists digital event
  • Electronic and print access to Philadelphia Orchestra Impact Reports


  • A total of four Open Rehearsal tickets for the length of your membership
  • Access to member pre-sale offers
  • 10% discount on select tickets


  • Four additional Open Rehearsal tickets (for a total of eight tickets for the length of your membership)


  • An invitation for two to the Meet the Artists in-person events*
  • An invitation for two to all Open Rehearsals
  • Acknowledgement of support in Playbill concert programs

Ambassadors Circle 

Ambassadors Circle members enjoy all Friends Circle benefits, plus additional benefits in appreciation for their generous contributions of $3,500 or more.


  • Access to the Founders Lounge prior to select concerts and during intermissions*
  • Ability to purchase premium, discounted parking in the Kimmel Center parking garage
    Parking must be purchased in advance to take advantage of this benefit.
  • Contact with priority services coordinator for ticket purchases, exchanges, and parking reservations


  • Early registration access for Orchestra tours and travel opportunities, including day trips and international tours
  • Invitations to special receptions and behind-the-scenes opportunities

Presenters Circle 


Presenters Circle members enjoy a customized benefits package tailored to individual interests. They receive all Friends and Ambassadors Circle benefits, plus additional benefits in appreciation for their generous contributions of $10,000 or more.

  • Invitation for two to the annual Carnegie Hall Day Trip
  • Opportunity for sponsorship recognition of Orchestra musicians, guest artists, conductors, or subscription concerts based on level of giving

Artistic Council 

$125,000 and above

Artistic Council members receive individually tailored benefits that offer exclusive access to, and opportunities for, interaction with Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Philadelphia Orchestra musicians, guest artists, conductors, and artistic personnel.


Value of Goods and Services Received for Tax-Deduction Purposes

The Philadelphia Orchestra Association is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization and is required to provide a description and good-faith estimate of the value of benefits, goods, or services offered in exchange for charitable contributions.

*These benefits are considered substantial goods or services provided to donors in exchange for their support. The value of benefits consumed should be deducted from the total amount of your contribution if you are declaring it to the IRS for tax-deduction purposes. 

Donors may elect to decline all benefits, in which case no goods or services will be offered in exchange for your contribution, and the full amount of your gift may be considered tax deductible to the extent provided by law.

  • Invitation for two to Meet the Artists events (donor level $1,500+): $60 per event/couple
  • Use of the Founders Lounge (donor level $3,500+): $32 per concert/couple or $16 per concert/individual

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