If you're under 45 and passionate about the performing arts, become part of the Young Patrons Society at The New School, a dynamic group of young people who share your enthusiasm for music, theater, and dance. Join us for evenings of good food, drink, and company, hosted by prominent figures in the performing arts, and featuring entertainment by The New School's most talented student performers.

As a member of the Young Patrons Society, you will be invited to a variety of exclusive social and artistic events throughout the year, and enjoy the rewards of supporting scholarships for the exceptionally gifted young people studying at the performing arts divisions of The New School—Mannes College The New School for Music, The New School for Drama, and The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music.

April 16, 2010 John Turturro Event

With the goal of raising funds to support students in the performing arts divisions of The New School, the newly formed New School Young Patrons Society held its first cultivation event in April 2010.  The evening featured opening remarks from guest host and actor/director John Turturro, The New School for Drama's 2008-09 Artist-in-Residence, followed by a series of performances by students and alumni of Mannes, Jazz and Drama. The reception was hosted by Jim Freund, a member of The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music's Board of Governors and his wife Barbara.

Benefits Include:

  • Invitations to events planned exclusively for Young Patrons throughout the year
  • Calendar of events, including advance notice of lectures, concerts, and other public programs
  • Invitations to behind-the-scenes talks with musical and artistic performers
  • Invitations to Yearlong Festival chamber music programs at prestigious New York venues
  • Opportunity to discuss artistic matters with eminent lecturers and artists through Master Classes and open forum discussions
  • Preferred seating and personalized ticket handling at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Symphony Space and The Kaye Playhouse for Mannes Opera and Mannes Orchestra concerts
  • Subscription to the Jazz, Drama and Mannes newsletters
  • Subscription to Mannes annual Highlights Calendar
  • Acknowledgment in all applicable Donors Lists
  • Eligibility to serve on the Young Patrons Committee

Annual Giving Levels

  • $500 - Young Patrons Society Committee Member
  • $250 - Young Patrons Society Committee Alumni Member (graduated after 2005)
  • $250 - Young Patrons Society Member
  • $125 - Young Patrons Society Alumni Member (graduated after 2005)

(Gifts in excess of $80 are tax-deductible)

Contact

Lane Peace - Director of Institutional Advancement, Mannes
212.580.0210 x4820 - peacelr@newschool.edu
79 Fifth Ave., 17th Fl

Gift Accounting
212.229.5662 x3991 - giftaccounting@newschool.edu
79 Fifth Ave., 17th Fl

Committee

Diana Wagner, Chair, Alex Glantz, Vice-Chair, Bryan Bilgore, Mark Cajigao, Sherri Eden Barber, Cody Franchetti, Steven Ganz, Mary Hastings, Michaelangelo L'Acqua, Alison Mahoney, Geoffrey McDonald, Adrian Noriega, Gregory Outwater, Lane Peace, Solène Romieu, Matei Varga

 
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