About Friends of Lied

About Friends of Lied

The Friends of Lied is a membership organization of over 1,000 members, governed by a board of directors from across the state of Nebraska. Its purpose is to support and promote the Lied Center through educational experiences, fund-raising, service, and social activities. The Friends of Lied is a 501c3 tax-exempt organization, serving as a support group for the Lied Center for Performing Arts. Since its inception in 1989, the Friends of Lied have contributed over 6 million dollars in support of the Lied Center’s mission to cultivate the performing arts in Nebraska.

Navigate our site to learn more about membership benefits, explore upcoming events, or join the Friends of Lied by making a contribution.

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Friends of Lied Membership Levels

Donor
$10
Benefits

Thank you for your generosity. We appreciate gifts at all levels!

Close Friend
$50
Benefits
  • Member’s name in the Lied program for the season
  • Subscription to the Friends of Lied newsletter, The Lieder
  • Invitations to Friends social events
  • Pre-sale ticket offer for special performances at the Lied Center
Great Friend
$100
Benefits
  • Portion of your contribution provides opportunities for children to experience a Lied performance
  • Advance purchase of single tickets seven days before opening to the general public
  • Special sneak preview of season before public announcement
  • Member’s name in the Lied program for the season
  • Subscription to the Friends of Lied newsletter, The Lieder
  • Invitations to Friends social events
  • Pre-sale ticket offer for special performances at the Lied Center
Special Friend
$250
Benefits
  • Access to donor level seating
  • Portion of your contribution provides opportunities for children to experience a Lied performance
  • Advance purchase of single tickets seven days before opening to the general public
  • Special sneak preview of season before public announcement
  • Member’s name in the Lied program for the season
  • Subscription to the Friends of Lied newsletter, The Lieder
  • Invitations to Friends social events
  • Pre-sale ticket offer for special performances at the Lied Center
  • Advance purchase of season subscriptions before opening to the general public
Fabulous Friend
$500
Benefits
  • Two complimentary tickets to an Event of Note performance as featured in the season brochure
  • Portion of your contribution provides opportunities for children to experience a Lied performance
  • Advance purchase of single tickets seven days before opening to the general public
  • Special sneak preview of season before public announcement
  • Member’s name in the Lied program for the season
  • Subscription to the Friends of Lied newsletter, The Lieder
  • Invitations to Friends social events
  • Pre-sale ticket offer for special performances at the Lied Center
  • Advance purchase of season subscriptions before opening to the general public
Best Friend
$1,000
Benefits
  • Invitation to “On-Stage” Season Preview party
  • Two complimentary tickets to an Event of Note performance as featured in the season brochure
  • Portion of your contribution provides opportunities for children to experience a Lied performance
  • Advance purchase of single tickets seven days before opening to the general public
  • Special sneak preview of season before public announcement
  • Member’s name in the Lied program for the season
  • Subscription to the Friends of Lied newsletter, The Lieder
  • Invitations to Friends social events
  • Pre-sale ticket offer for special performances at the Lied Center
  • Advance purchase of season subscriptions before opening to the general public
Distinguished Friend
$1,500
Benefits
  • Invitation to distinguished artist event
  • Preferred seating (first priority) on your season subscription ticket order
  • Invitation to “On-Stage” Season Preview party
  • Two complimentary tickets to an Event of Note performance as featured in the season brochure
  • Portion of your contribution provides opportunities for children to experience a Lied performance
  • Advance purchase of single tickets seven days before opening to the general public
  • Special sneak preview of season before public announcement
  • Member’s name in the Lied program for the season
  • Subscription to the Friends of Lied newsletter, The Lieder
  • Invitations to Friends social events
  • Pre-sale ticket offer for special performances at the Lied Center
  • Advance purchase of season subscriptions before opening to the general public
Patron Friend
$2,500
Benefits
  • Opportunity to be recognized as a sponsor of an individual Lied event
  • Exclusive backstage pass to a season event (based on artist availability)
  • Invitation to distinguished artist event
  • Preferred seating (first priority) on your season subscription ticket order
  • Invitation to “On-Stage” Season Preview party
  • Two complimentary tickets to an Event of Note performance as featured in the season brochure
  • Portion of your contribution provides opportunities for children to experience a Lied performance
  • Advance purchase of single tickets seven days before opening to the general public
  • Special sneak preview of season before public announcement
  • Member’s name in the Lied program for the season
  • Subscription to the Friends of Lied newsletter, The Lieder
  • Invitations to Friends social events
  • Pre-sale ticket offer for special performances at the Lied Center
  • Advance purchase of season subscriptions before opening to the general public
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