Colburn Society

Access, Excellence, and Community

The Colburn Society provides financial support to all programs of the school, wherever it is needed most. In appreciation for the generosity of our donors in supporting annual funding needs of the school, the Colburn Society provides opportunities for members to interact with the school and one another, and experience Colburn programs in meaningful ways to better understand the value of their support.

Join the Colburn Society

When you join the Colburn Society, you truly get the best of both worlds: premium access to special opportunities, plus the knowledge that your contribution is supporting the artistic endeavors and visions of so many deserving young artists. Benefits include invitations to mingle with like-minded peers while engaging with our students, faculty, and guest artists in behind-the-scenes experiences. Exclusively reserved for our patrons, these unique performances and gatherings will let you see even more of what makes Colburn so special.

In appreciation for your gift of $250 or more to Colburn, we welcome you to enjoy:
  • Five private intermission receptions during our Colburn Chamber Music Society performance series
  • Annual Colburn Society Kickoff, including a student performance, remarks from the President, and more

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  • Select pre-concert happy hours with Colburn leadership and artists
  • A backstage campus tour with campus experts (select one of two dates)
  • Performance series at Steinway Pasadena, featuring talented Colburn students
  • Special reception with academic leadership before the Musical Encounter finale
  • Concierge ticket service (please contact us at 213-621-1021 for assistance in reserving your performance tickets)
  • Limited edition art depicting Colburn and Walt Disney Concert Hall (while supplies last)

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  • Two exclusive private performances, with dinner, at the California Club (tickets available for $100)
  • Behind-the-scenes at a Colburn Orchestra rehearsal, and dinner with guest artists or conductors
  • Jumpstart luncheon, featuring a panel discussion exploring the education and artistic impact of the Center for
    Innovation and Community Impact

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  • Exclusive Colburn Society Annual Celebration: a special dinner and performance in a private home
  • Celebratory pre-performance luncheon featuring Dean for Community Initiatives Nate Zeisler, before our Summer Encounter Finale Concert, with reserved concert seating
  • Pre-Concert Social Hour, hosted by our Colburn Society Advisors (select one of multiple dates)

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  • Sit in on a coaching session with international guest artists
  • Three Colburn Salons: enjoy intimate in-home conversations and receptions with Colburn School leadership, guest artists, and featured visitors, hosted by distinguished philanthropists in Los Angeles

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All benefits are cumulative, and all invitations are for two people.
For information on personalized benefits at the $25,000 level and above, please contact Amy Bryan, Donor Engagement Director, at

To learn about performance dedication opportunities, including special access to performance artists and faculty, please contact Robin Sukhadia at