Membership

Welcome to our World Citizen Membership Program. We are committed to making your membership a satisfying and rewarding experience and look forward to meeting you soon at one of our performances or events. 

Select from these membership options, then click on the Join/Renew Now button to complete your transaction on a secure server:

Student/Senior $70 

20% discount on a pair of tickets for up to four (4) eligible performances for one year after purchase – requires proof of student/senior status at each event/performance
Free access to member events (in-person or virtual) for one year after purchase
Digital Global Cookbook
$58 tax-deductible

Virtual $100

Free Access to WMI’s virtual on-demand viewing concert library (12 available performances, a $120 value) for one year after purchase
Digital Global Cookbook
Recognition of your virtual membership support on the Virtual Events page on WMI’s website (for one year after purchase)
Early access to WMI podcasts (for one year after purchase)
 

Individual $100 

20% discount on a pair of tickets for ALL eligible performances for one year after purchase
Free access to member events (in-person or possibly virtual) for one year after purchase
Special gift CD from WMI’s archives
WMI Tote bag
Digital Global Cookbook
$60 is tax-deductible

Patron $500 

All of the above plus:

Two (2) free tickets to an exclusive, intimate WMI Salon (held in-person if safety is permitted)
Access to priority seating (tickets must be purchased no later than 10 days prior to the show)
WMI Tote bag and WMI T-shirt
Name listed on funding page on WMI website
Name listed in the annual program calendar
Waived ticketing and processing fees for tickets purchased via WMI website
Autographed CD from a WMI performing artist
Season poster signed by all featured artists of that Season
$330 is tax-deductible
 

Artist Circle $1,000 

All of the above plus:

Two (2) free tickets for two (2) eligible performances for one year after purchase
Public recognition as Artist Circle member during performance welcome speech
Autographed item from a WMI artist
$650 is tax-deductible 

 World Music Institute, a not-for-profit organization founded in 1985, is the country’s premier presenter of traditional and contemporary music and dance from around the world.

Please call 212-545-7536 if you’d like to purchase a membership by phone.

TO REDEEM MEMBERSHIP DISCOUNTS FOR EVENTS:

By Phone: call 212-545-7536

ONLINE:

  • Go to worldmusicinstitute.org and click on the event that you would like to attend. Select your ticket type and then choose your seat.
  • When prompted to provide payment information, click on the link in the bottom right hand corner called “I’M REDEEMING BENEFITS”
  • You will be directed to the “Redeem Benefits” page. Please provide your first and last name and/or Patron ID
  • Proceed to check out and your transaction will be completed