About Us

About Us

The Friends of Lied is a membership organization of over 1,000 members, governed by a statewide board of directors. 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.

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

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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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