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    Support The Chorus!

    Music serves as an extraordinary testimony to the magnificence of the human spirit, and it is that indomitable spirit that we continue to celebrate and to share with you.

    The Cecilia Chorus of New York has a longstanding tradition of excellence, presenting the world's greatest choral music in performances worthy of the world's greatest concert halls. We are proud of our high standards and quality, but excellence has a price. Making great music requires a serious investment of time, energy, artistry … and money. We have no paid administration; all the work is done by our membership and volunteer supporters. Of course, we do what we can to maximize our income from dues, engagement fees, and ticket sales as well as to minimize our expenses through judicious planning and careful management. Nevertheless, our ambitious and challenging repertoire means that these various sources of income still cover only a fraction of our costs.

    To make great music, we need great friends. So to continue our tradition of excellence and to program more concerts for your pleasure, we need your support. Your generosity is the best way to let us know how much you like what we do, and to ensure that you will be hearing us perform for years to come.  You can do this by contributing to one or more of the funds below.

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    Annual Fund

    Educational Outreach

    Second Century Fund

    David and Mildred Randolph
    Conductor's Chair

    Annual Fund - Recurring Monthly Donation

    Donation options

     

    Fund Descriptions:

    Annual Fund - Contributions are used to cover operating expenses associated with producing concerts in Carnegie Hall and other venues. There are various levels of giving with benefits described for each giving level. Your gift enables us to meet the significant costs of producing memorable musical experiences for you, our audience.

    Endowment Funds - Contributions provide long-term financial stability for the Chorus. Income from the Endowment Funds supplements the Annual Fund to cover concert production costs. Contributions may be directed to either or both the Second Century Fund and the David and Mildred Randolph Conductor's Chair.

    Educational Outreach - Since 2000, The Cecilia Chorus of New York has provided an educational outreach program that enables young people, seniors, and others throughout New York City to attend our Carnegie Hall performances. We target students and other individuals who might otherwise never have the opportunity to hear a live concert of classical choral music.

     

    GIVING LEVELS

     

    SUPPORTS

     

    BENEFITS

    (cumulative from the bottom-up)

    Season or Benefit Sponsor

    $15,000 and up

     

    Underwriting of entire season or one concert at Carnegie Hall; or underwriting of a special event

     

    Developed in discussion with donor/underwriter

    Conductor’s Baton

    $10,000 to $14,999

     

    The David and Mildred Randolph Conductor’s Chair

     

    Admission for six to all Carnegie Hall concerts

    Conductor’s Podium

    $5,000 to $ 9,999

     

    Commission and performance of new choral work

     

    Meet the composer and a private dinner for four with the Conductor

    Conductor’s Circle

    $2,500 to $ 4,999

     

    Performance of rarely performed choral work

     

    Invitation to Annual Conductors Reception for four

    Benefactor

    $1,000 to $ 2,499

     

    Soloist fees

     

    Backstage access to meet soloists

    Patron

    $500 to $ 999

     

    Orchestra player fees

     

    Invitation for two to fall and spring orchestra rehearsals

    Sponsor

    $250 to $ 499

     

    Rental of hall for one orchestra  rehearsal

     

    Invitation for two to an orchestra rehearsal

    Donor

    $100 to $ 249

     

     General Operations

     

    Invitation to Annual David Randolph Memorial Lecture

    Contributor

    $10 to $ 99

     

    General Operations

     

    Recognition in Carnegie Hall Playbill