Giving

The Virtuoso Society

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Become a Member of the Patron Program of Manhattan School of Music today!

Play a vital part in this dynamic and beloved institution by becoming a member of MSM’s Virtuoso Society and help a young artist reach for the stars.

In recognition of your generosity, we are pleased to invite you to special events planned exclusively for members as well as to inspiring performances by our students, distinguished faculty, and renowned guest artists.

Virtuoso Society members have many opportunities to meet our immensely talented students and to enjoy receptions before and after performances.

Choose your level of involvement:

Ensemble, Soloist, Director, Conductor, Producer or Impresario

Ensemble $1,250

  • Invitations to four special events planned exclusively for Virtuoso Society members, including intimate receptions with distinguished musicians and performing artists
  • Ten (10) VIP tickets to concerts and performances featuring MSM’s exceptionally talented students, faculty, and guest artists, including opera and musical theatre productions, jazz concerts, and chamber music ensembles.
  • A CD featuring work by MSM’s gifted student musician
  • Your name gratefully acknowledged on our website and in other digital and print listings
  • Concierge service for all ticketed performances (The School presents over 600 performances each year!)

$1,058 of your gift may be tax-deductible. 

Soloist $2,500

Ensemble benefits, plus

  • Invitations to two (2) additional Virtuoso Society special events*
  • Two (2) additional VIP tickets to concerts and performances
  • Priority seating for all ticketed MSM performances

$2,232 of your gift may be tax-deductible.

Director $5,000

Soloist benefits, plus

  • Invitations to two (2) additional Virtuoso Society special events*
  • Eight (8) additional VIP tickets to concerts and performances
  • Priority in making reservations for Virtuoso Society events
  • Invitation to “A Day in the Life,” a special opportunity to observe MSM classes and to meet our students

$4,632 of your gift may be tax-deductible.

Conductor $10,000

Director benefits, plus

  • Invitations to two (2) additional special events planned exclusively for Virtuoso Society members
  • Curated tour of the School based on your special interests (piano, musical theatre, opera, jazz, etc.)
  • A named seat in the balcony of Neidorff-Karpati Hall, a beautifully renovated art deco theater, in your name or in the name of a person you choose to honor
  • Invitation to an annual dinner hosted by President James Gandre in the Peter Jay Sharp President’s Residence

$9,332 of your gift may be tax-deductible. 

Producer $25,000

Conductor benefits, plus

  • A named seat in the orchestra of Neidorff-Karpati Hall in

your name or in the name of a person you choose to honor

  • Private dinner with the President and distinguished

faculty members

$24,032 of your gift may be tax-deductible. 

Impresario $50,000

Producer benefits, plus

  • A soundproof Wenger Practice Room with state-of-the-art recording capabilities dedicated in your name or in the name of a person you choose to honor

$49,032 of your gift may be tax-deductible.