Friends of the Hylton Center

Exclusive Benefits, Uncommon Experiences

Membership Benefits

Friends volunteer at the Hylton Center
Friends volunteer at the Hylton Center

The financial and volunteer support of the Friends of the Hylton Center makes it possible to present first-class performing arts from across the world and around the corner. The Friends of the Hylton Center provide critical support to keep ticket prices accessible and affordable for all who wish to attend. The continued and enthusiastic support of the Friends enables the Hylton Center to be creative commons for the region.

Member ($100 - $149, fully tax-deductible):

  • Friends Priority Window for Hylton Presents subscriptions and Hylton Center performance tickets
  • Invitation to Hylton Center Season Announcement      
  • Advance notice and pre-sale of Hylton Extras performances      
  • Recognition within Hylton Center playbills
  • Friends of the Hylton Center lapel pin and membership card      
  • Access to the Friends hospitality area during Hylton Presents performances
  • Subscription to the Hylton Performing Arts Center e-blasts

Donor ($150 - $249, fully tax-deductible):

  • Friends Priority Window for Hylton Presents subscriptions and Hylton Center performance tickets
  • Invitation to Hylton Center Season Announcement      
  • Advance notice and pre-sale of Hylton Extras performances      
  • Recognition within Hylton Center playbills
  • Friends of the Hylton Center lapel pin and membership card      
  • Access to the Friends hospitality area during Hylton Presents performances
  • Subscription to the Hylton Performing Arts Center e-blasts
  • Complimentary invitation to special virtual events featuring professional artists
  • Two complimentary beverage coupons for any Hylton Presents, Hylton Family Series, American Roots Series, or Hylton Center EXTRA! performance

Contributor ($250 - $499, fully tax-deductible):

  • Friends Priority Window for Hylton Presents subscriptions and Hylton Center performance tickets
  • Invitation to Hylton Center Season Announcement      
  • Advance notice and pre-sale of Hylton Extras performances      
  • Recognition within Hylton Center playbills
  • Friends of the Hylton Center lapel pin and membership card      
  • Access to the Friends hospitality area during Hylton Presents performances
  • Subscription to the Hylton Performing Arts Center e-blasts
  • Complimentary invitation to special virtual events featuring professional artists
  • Two complimentary beverage coupons for any Hylton Presents, Hylton Family Series, American Roots Series, or Hylton Center EXTRA! performance
  • Your name in lights on the Didlake Grand Foyer marquee listing
  • Invitation to backstage tour opportunities (two per season)
  • A special autographed item from a Hylton Center artist (by request)

Patron ($500 - $999, $35 in benefits):

  • Friends Priority Window for Hylton Presents subscriptions and Hylton Center performance tickets
  • Invitation to Hylton Center Season Announcement      
  • Advance notice and pre-sale of Hylton Extras performances      
  • Recognition within Hylton Center playbills
  • Friends of the Hylton Center lapel pin and membership card      
  • Access to the Friends hospitality area during Hylton Presents performances
  • Subscription to the Hylton Performing Arts Center e-blasts
  • Complimentary invitation to special virtual events featuring professional artists
  • Two complimentary beverage coupons for any Hylton Presents, Hylton Family Series, American Roots Series, or Hylton Center EXTRA! performance
  • Your name in lights on the Didlake Grand Foyer marquee listing
  • Invitation to backstage tour opportunities (two per season)
  • A special autographed item from a Hylton Center artist (by request)
  • Two additional complimentary beverage coupons
  • A backstage tour for six (by request)
  • Complimentary Hylton Center performer CD (by request)

 

Copper Circle

The Copper Circle of the Friends of the Hylton Center includes individuals and businesses whose generous philanthropic impact has made the Hylton Center the creative commons for the region. Members receive exclusive benefits and opportunities in appreciation of their generous support.

Sponsor ($1,000 - $2,499, $240 in benefits) :

  • Friends Priority Window for Hylton Presents subscriptions and Hylton Center performance tickets
  • Invitation to Hylton Center Season Announcement      
  • Advance notice and pre-sale of Hylton Extras performances      
  • Recognition within Hylton Center playbills
  • Friends of the Hylton Center lapel pin and membership card      
  • Access to the Friends hospitality area during Hylton Presents performances
  • Subscription to the Hylton Performing Arts Center e-blasts
  • Complimentary invitation to special virtual events featuring professional artists
  • Two complimentary beverage coupons for any Hylton Presents, Hylton Family Series, American Roots Series, or Hylton Center EXTRA! performance
  • Your name in lights on the Didlake Grand Foyer marquee listing
  • Invitation to backstage tour opportunities (two per season)
  • A special autographed item from a Hylton Center artist (by request)
  • Two additional complimentary beverage coupons
  • A backstage tour for six (by request)
  • Complimentary Hylton Center performer CD (by request)
  • Access to the Lovey Hamel Lounge during Hylton Presents performances  
  • Concierge ticket and seating assistance  
  • Invitation to the Annual Copper Circle signature appreciation event(s)

Benefactor ($2,500 - $4,999, $665 in benefits):

  • Friends Priority Window for Hylton Presents subscriptions and Hylton Center performance tickets
  • Invitation to Hylton Center Season Announcement      
  • Advance notice and pre-sale of Hylton Extras performances      
  • Recognition within Hylton Center playbills
  • Friends of the Hylton Center lapel pin and membership card      
  • Access to the Friends hospitality area during Hylton Presents performances
  • Subscription to the Hylton Performing Arts Center e-blasts
  • Complimentary invitation to special virtual events featuring professional artists
  • Two complimentary beverage coupons for any Hylton Presents, Hylton Family Series, American Roots Series, or Hylton Center EXTRA! performance
  • Your name in lights on the Didlake Grand Foyer marquee listing
  • Invitation to backstage tour opportunities (two per season)
  • A special autographed item from a Hylton Center artist (by request)
  • Two additional complimentary beverage coupons
  • A backstage tour for six (by request)
  • Complimentary Hylton Center performer CD (by request)
  • Access to the Lovey Hamel Lounge during Hylton Presents performances  
  • Concierge ticket and seating assistance  
  • Invitation to the Annual Copper Circle signature appreciation event(s)
  • Private use of the Lovey Hammel Lounge (non-performance only) 
  • Invitation to special VIP events and receptions
  • Your name on a seat in the orchestra of Merchant Hall
  • An exclusive artist experience (upon request, subject to availability)

Sustainer ($5000+, $1,020 in benefits):

  • Friends Priority Window for Hylton Presents subscriptions and Hylton Center performance tickets
  • Invitation to Hylton Center Season Announcement      
  • Advance notice and pre-sale of Hylton Extras performances      
  • Recognition within Hylton Center playbills
  • Friends of the Hylton Center lapel pin and membership card      
  • Access to the Friends hospitality area during Hylton Presents performances
  • Subscription to the Hylton Performing Arts Center e-blasts
  • Complimentary invitation to special virtual events featuring professional artists
  • Two complimentary beverage coupons for any Hylton Presents, Hylton Family Series, American Roots Series, or Hylton Center EXTRA! performance
  • Your name in lights on the Didlake Grand Foyer marquee listing
  • Invitation to backstage tour opportunities (two per season)
  • A special autographed item from a Hylton Center artist (by request)
  • Two additional complimentary beverage coupons
  • A backstage tour for six (by request)
  • Complimentary Hylton Center performer CD (by request)
  • Access to the Lovey Hamel Lounge during Hylton Presents performances  
  • Concierge ticket and seating assistance  
  • Invitation to the Annual Copper Circle signature appreciation event(s)
  • Private use of the Lovey Hammel Lounge (non-performance only) 
  • Invitation to special VIP events and receptions
  • Your name on a seat in the orchestra of Merchant Hall
  • An exclusive artist experience (upon request, subject to availability)
  • Private concert in your home or office with a George Mason University School of Music student musician (by request)
  • Invitation to a Hylton Salon event
  • Gift certificate for one complimentary “Member Level” membership (by request)

Your contribution is tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

The George Mason University Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3). EIN: 54-1603842.

Become a Lifetime Member

Simplify your life by becoming a Lifetime Member. You will be enrolled to make automated, monthly payments in an amount that works best for you. Simply choose “recurring” on the online giving form.

For more information about the Friends of the Hylton Center, please contact Jacqueline Connor, Development Coordinator, at 703-993-6150