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FRIENDS and CHAIRMAN'S CIRCLE PROGRAMS

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, and partner with us to bring Washington Performing Arts’ mission to life and to deepen your connection with other arts lovers.

With our pivot to delivering artistic contents digitally in the months ahead, we are working to create new Friends benefit offerings—in light of COVID-19—that will complement our digital experiences and continue to deepen connection and to foster the warm welcome and community that is core to Washington Performing Arts.

Composer Christopher Tin chats with Jenny Bilfield, WPA President & CEOJake Jones, WPA Honorary Board member and Executive Director, External Affairs & Public Policy at Daimler, and wife Veronica Nyhan-Jones visit jazz pianist Matthew Whitaker backstage WPA Junior Board member Manasi Tirodkar and husband Ajay Tirodkar pose at a WPA eventFormer Australian Ambassador Joe Hockey and Australian Embassy Cultural Affairs Manager and WPA Junior Board member, Rebecca Allen, greet members of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra at the Ambassador’s residence.

 

Join the Friends and Chairman's Circle today and start enjoying benefits such as:

Connections to Artists and Teaching Artists

Engage with artists featured in our Home Delivery Plus, Mars Arts D.C., and education programs at Friends-only online events

Special Invitations

Participate in interactive, real-time events, such as panel discussions, listening parties, and masterclasses on our digital platform

Special Promotions

Take advantage of offerings and discounts offered to WPA Friends by local businesses that will complement your digital experience while giving you a chance to support our community

And more to come!

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Thank you for your generous support!

 

Catch Up on our First Two 2020/21 Friends Events

If you missed our first two virtual Friends events, or if you wanted to re-watch or share with family and friends, you can view recordings of the events at their respective links below.

Don't miss out on participating in future virtual events in 2020/21—join our Friends program or the Chairman's Circle of our leadership supporters today, and help us make a difference by bringing great arts and arts education to our community while enjoying great events like these.

 

The Juice: Fridays with Jenny

Friday, October 30, 2020

Mars Arts DC: Virtual - Rhythm & Motion Pre-Performance Happy Hour - October 19 Recording

Monday, October 19, 2020

 

  

QUESTIONS?

For questions about the Friends or Chairman's Circle programs or to join by phone, please call Meiyu Tsung at (202) 533-1880 or email MTsung@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 – (from left) Jake Jones, WPA Honorary Board member and Executive Director, External Affairs & Public Policy at Daimler, with bassist Esperanza Spalding and WPA President & CEO, Jenny Bilfield; cellist Yo-Yo Ma with WPA past Board chair Alexine Clement Jackson.

Images above - (from left) Composer Christopher Tin chats with Jenny Bilfield, WPA President & CEO; Jake Jones, WPA Honorary Board member and Executive Director, External Affairs & Public Policy at Daimler, and wife Veronica Nyhan-Jones visit jazz pianist Matthew Whitaker backstage; WPA Junior Board member Manasi Tirodkar and husband Ajay Tirodkar pose at a WPA event; former Australian Ambassador Joe Hockey and Australian Embassy Cultural Affairs Manager and WPA Junior Board member, Rebecca Allen, greet members of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra at the Ambassador’s residence.