Symphony Friends

Symphony Friends support the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra’s extraordinary music making, education programs and community engagement activities through annual gifts. Members of Symphony Friends receive exclusive benefits to enhance their Symphony experience.

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2018–19 Membership Levels and Donor Benefits

Member (any gift up to $99)

  • Subscription to NJSO Donor Impact Reports

Fully tax–deductible

Associate ($100–$249)

Enjoy all Member benefits, plus:

  • Two passes to a scheduled open rehearsal
  • Season-long recognition in printed and online annual donor registers
  • Invitation to the NJSO annual meeting with voting privileges

Non-tax-deductible portion: $40

Contributor ($250–$499)

Enjoy all Associate benefits, plus:

  • Two additional open rehearsal passes, for a total of four
  • Two passes to attend a donor intermission reception at NJPAC or the Count Basie Center for the Arts during an NJSO Classical or Pops concert

Non-tax-deductible portion: $95

Sustainer ($500–$999)

Enjoy all Contributor benefits, plus:

  • Two additional open rehearsal passes, for a total of six
  • Two additional passes to attend a donor intermission reception, for a total of four
  • Advance notice of special concerts and events

Non-tax-deductible portion: $150

Pacesetter ($1,000–$2,499)

Enjoy all Sustainer benefits, plus:

  • Two additional open rehearsal passes, for a total of eight
  • Two additional passes to attend a donor intermission reception, for a total of six
  • Invitations to pre- and post-concert receptions held at or near each of our venues
  • Priority reservations for special travel opportunities

Non-tax-deductible portion: $230

To learn more about Symphony Friends, please contact the Development Department, at [email protected] or 973.735.1730.