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The Friends and Chairman’s Circle are annual giving programs that sustain our wide-ranging artistic work that inspires, educates, and connects us. Join the Friends program today with a gift of $75 or more, or the Chairman’s Circle of our leadership supporters with a gift of $2,500 or more, to enhance your performance experience with special benefits.

We are planning a host of fabulous Friends events for the 2022/23 season to complement your performance experience, encourage conversations, and bring us together. Events such as listening parties, rehearsals, and receptions surrounding a performance, not only highlight our core values, but also provide a way for us to say thank you to our dedicated Friends for their generous support.

View our Friends link for detailed information about the benefits for each giving level.

Become a Friend



For questions about the Friends or Chairmans Circle programs, or to join by phone, please call Meiyu Tsung at (202) 533-1880 or email her at Friends@WashingtonPerformingArts.org.

Interested in other ways to give to Washington Performing Arts, or giving vehicles that we accept? Learn more about ways to give here.


Banner images - (clockwise from top left) Pianist Lara Downes and collaborator Rhiannon Giddens greet past Washington Performing Arts Board Chair Lydia Micheaux Marshall and guests backstage; jazz organist Matthew Whitaker poses with Honorary Board member Jake Jones and wife Veronica Nyhan Jones; Hilary Hahn poses with Board member Christina Co Mather and Honorary Board member Dr. Gary D. Mather at a private event; cellist Yo Yo Ma with Board member Daniel Heider and guests.

Images above - (from left) Washington Performing Arts President & CEO Jenny Bilfield with special guests: Charlotte Lee, Terri Allen, and James Ginsburg in The Juice: Conversations with Jenny; longtime supporter and subscriber Susan Angell visits jazz pianist Chucho Valdés backstage; Junior Board member Manasi Tirodkar and husband Ajay Tirodkar pose at a Washington Performing Arts event; Washington Performing Arts Virtual Holiday Party, Sips & Songs, co-hosted by the Junior Board, featuring The String Queens and Junior Board member Ebony Thomas.