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 per year – requires proof of student status or age (65 and over) for senior benefits at each event/performance
Free access to member events
$58 is tax-deductible 

Individual $100 
20% discount on a pair of tickets for ALL eligible performances per year
Free access to member events
Special gift CD
WMI tote bag
$60 is tax-deductible 

Supporter $300 
20% discount on a pair of tickets for ALL eligible performances per year
Free access to member events
Special gift CD
Your choice of WMI tote bag or t-shirt
Name listed on funding page on WMI website
Name listed in the annual program calendar
$260 is tax-deductible 

Patron $500 
20% discount on a pair of tickets for ALL eligible performances per year
Free access to member events
Special gift CD
Your choice of WMI tote or 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 and/or box office phone line
Autographed CD from a WMI performing artist
$330 is tax-deductible 

Artist Circle $1,000 
20% discount on a pair of tickets for ALL eligible performances per year
Free access to member events
Special gift CD
Your choice of WMI tote or 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 and/or box office phone line
Autographed CD from a WMI performing artist
Access to priority seating (tickets must be purchased no later than 10 days prior to show)
Two (2) free tickets for two (2) eligible performances per year
$650 is tax-deductible 

World Class Patron $5,000 
20% discount on a pair of tickets for ALL eligible performances per year
Free access to member events
Special gift CD
Your choice of WMI tote or 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 and/or box office phone line
Autographed CD from a WMI performing artist
Access to priority seating (tickets must be purchased no later than 10 days prior to show)
Two (2) free tickets for two (2) eligible performances per year
Your name listed as co-sponsor of a concert
$4,650 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.