Individual Member and Donor Benefits
OPERA America is committed to providing you with benefits and opportunities that enrich your engagement with the art form.

For just $75, OPERA America’s Member Benefits offer you an array of savings, resources and access points, both in New York City and across the country. Your membership fee also counts as a tax-deductible contribution that helps OPERA America keep its services accessible to all.

With gifts of $125 or more, OPERA America’s Donor Benefits add on to the perks of membership, while celebrating your support to the field.


Member Benefits

At the National Opera Center
Rentals and Bookings
  • Priority access and advance booking on all National Opera Center spaces
  • Guaranteed lowest prices on studio, hall and room rentals, with savings of up to 40%
  • Special member rates on National Opera Center service packages, including professional recordings and special events
Performances and Events
  • Special member price of $10 for all Onstage at the Opera Center performances and lectures (full-priced tickets: $25)
Career Advancement
  • Special member savings on registration for Recording Days, Feedback Auditions and more
  • Opportunities to learn from and connect with leaders in the field

Across the Country
News from the Field
  • One-year subscription to Opera America Magazine, a quarterly publication with news from across the entire opera field
  • Access to the premium, members-only content in the biweekly OperaLink e-newsletter
  • Complimentary membership to the Performing Arts Alliance, a national network that advocates on behalf of America’s professional nonprofit arts organizations, artists and their publics before the U.S. Congress and key policymakers
Performances and Media
  • Online access to the Naxos Video Library of streaming classical music performances, featuring over 113,000 CD-length recordings from over 640 labels, as well as libretti and synopses of more than 700 operas
  • Live streaming of Onstage at the Opera Center programming and other events*
  • Access to OPERA America’s YouTube video archive of lectures and performances with leading and emerging artists from the opera field*
Professional Development
  • Special member rate on registration for the annual opera conference
  • Access to job listings for administrative and production positions in the opera field*
  • Access to the Career Guide for Opera with downloadable resources*
Other Resources
  • Website login with direct access to all members-only resources
  • Access to the directory of OPERA America’s Business Members serving the opera field
Partner Benefits
  • Club Quarters Hotels — Discount of up to 15% on rooms
  • The DoubleTree by Hilton NYC, Chelsea — Discount of up to 20% on rooms
  • Hertz Car Rental — Discount of up to 15% on car rentals
  • Holiday Inn Manhattan at Sixth Avenue — Discount of 15% on rooms
  • Musical America — Free trial and 20% savings on new subscription
  • And many others

*Direct access provided to members through the operaamerica.org website login; also accessible to non-members.



Donor Benefits

Annual Fund supporters of $125 or more receive OPERA America membership and enjoy additional benefits, including invitations to special events and international travel. Plus, all gifts are fully tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.

Patron Circle
Contributor — $125
  • Special notification of OPERA America activities throughout the year
  • OPERA America membership

  • Supporter — $250
  • Recognition in Opera America Magazine
  • Invitation to a special reception at annual opera conference
  • Special notification of OPERA America activities throughout the year
  • OPERA America membership


  • Ambassador Circle
    Ambassador Designate — $500
  • Invitation to participate in Ambassador Weekend Travel
  • Recognition in annual opera conference program book
  • Recognition in Opera America Magazine
  • Invitation to a special reception at annual opera conference
  • Special notification of OPERA America activities throughout the year
  • OPERA America membership

  • Ambassador — $1,000
  • Invitation to participate in Ambassador Weekend and Extended Travel
  • Recognition in annual opera conference program book
  • Recognition in Opera America Magazine
  • Invitation to a special reception at annual opera conference
  • Special notification of OPERA America activities throughout the year
  • OPERA America membership

  • Ambassador-at-Large — $2,500
  • Invitation to exclusive dinners following Onstage at the Opera Center: Conversations events with the guest artist
  • Invitation to participate in Ambassador Weekend and Extended Travel
  • Recognition in annual opera conference program book
  • Recognition in Opera America Magazine
  • Invitation to a special reception at annual opera conference
  • Special notification of OPERA America activities throughout the year
  • OPERA America membership


  • Chairman’s Circle
    Councilman — $5,000+
  • Opportunity to designate the gift toward one of OPERA America’s key program areas: new works, artist development, professional/leadership development, education/youth programs and research
  • Invitation to exclusive dinners following Onstage at the Opera Center: Conversations events with the guest artist
  • Invitation to participate in Ambassador Weekend and Extended Travel
  • Recognition in annual opera conference program book
  • Recognition in Opera America Magazine
  • Invitation to a special reception at annual opera conference
  • Special notification of OPERA America activities throughout the year
  • OPERA America membership
  • Become a Member
    Join OPERA America as a new member or renew your membership for the coming year. Learn more about membership at operaamerica.org/Membership.

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    Make a gift to OPERA America or renew your annual support of our programming. Learn more about annual giving at operaamerica.org/Support.

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    Partner Benefits and Naxos Video Library
    Click here to access details on membership partner benefits, including the Naxos Music Library.



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