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The TŌN Fund

WE’VE BROUGHT MUSIC TO MORE THAN 50,000 NEW YORKERS IN OVER 100 CONCERTS THANKS TO SUPPORT FROM DONORS LIKE YOU!

Inspire Greatness! Support TŌN’s innovative training program for classical musicians.

THE TŌN FUND

Your generosity will sustain the next generation of great performers—more than 60 players from 12 countries around the globe—as they learn to communicate the transformative power of music to 21st-century audiences.

Your gift will support TŌN Student Living Stipends; concerts at the Fisher Center, Carnegie Hall, and Jazz at Lincoln Center; the Sight & Sound series at The Metropolitan Museum of Art; and more.

  • Your gift also allows us to share music with the communities who need it most: 
  • Outreach to public schools, senior homes, and community service agencies
  • Free concerts for children and families in NYC, the Hudson Valley, and beyond
  • Free music programs and mentoring opportunities for students in our local communities

SPONSOR A TŌN MUSICIAN: NAMED FELLOWSHIPS

Play a defining role in our success by sponsoring a TŌN musician. Direct your support to have a lasting impact on the education and training of TŌN’s exceptional young players from around the world. TŌN offers both a three-year master’s degree in Curatorial, Critical, and Performance Studies and a two-year advanced certificate in Orchestra Studies. Your generosity will help us meet the challenges of educating a new generation of musicians to become creative ambassadors for classical music.
TŌN Fund Donor Levels & Benefits
Each category includes benefits from the preceding categories. You may also wish to decline all benefits with a market value to make your gift 100% tax-deductible.

DOWNBEAT $75+
•Advance notice of programming
•Acknowledgement in all TŌN programs and publications

TŌNor $150+
•Access to guided exhibition tours at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for the Sight & Sound series

CRESCENDO $300+
•Invitation for you and a guest to a select dress rehearsal at Carnegie Hall or the Fisher Center

TRUMPETER $500+
•Invitations to private TŌN events and exclusive offers

FORTE $1,000+ $985 tax deductible
•Complimentary CD from TŌN’s growing list of recordings
•Optional backstage VIP ticket pick-up at Carnegie Hall

ALLEGRO $2,500+ $2,385 tax deductible
•Two guest tickets to a TŌN concert of your choice
•Guest seat locations subject to availability. Please request your guest seats at least one week prior to the concert. Estimated value at $50 per ticket.

CONDUCTOR’S BOX $5,000+ $4,635 tax deductible
•Special recognition in Playbills, concert programs, and on the TŌN website
•Two invitations to green room, post-concert
•Opportunity to donate 10 TŌN concert tickets to the community agency of your choice
Ways to Give

Donate Online:
Click here to give now.

Donate by Mail:
Download our donation form and send your check, made payable to Bard College, to:

Bard College
Office of Development and Alumni/ae Affairs
P.O. Box 5000
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504-5000

Please make sure to designate your donation to The Orchestra Now and include any special instructions on how we can contact you to acknowledge your gift. 

For More Information
For detailed information on the many ways to support TŌN,
please contact Nicole M. de Jesús, Director of Development,
at 845.758.7988 or ndejesus@bard.edu.