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Support: Friends of Music

Each year, numerous friends of the School of Music become members of the Friends of Music by making a minimum donation of $50. Over the years, the Friends have had an enormous impact on the quality of music education at SFA. We invite you to join your friends and neighbors in “investing in a winner!” Our Friends do make the difference!

The purpose of the organization is:

  • to stimulate a greater awareness of and interest in the School of Music at Stephen F. Austin State University, and to focus on the importance of the future development of the School of Music and its potential impact on the community;
  • to encourage gifts, endowments, bequests, and other forms of financial aid to the School of Music;
  • to sponsor programs designed to broaden the educational experience of the students in the SFA School of Music through guest performances, clinicians, and other special programs.

Benefits of becoming a member (The preceding link only toggles the on-screen display)

The Friends of Music are pleased to offer benefits in the following donor categories:

  • Friend ($35–99): Listing in all University Series programs
  • Patron ($100–249): Benefits listed above; plus invitation to selected “meet the artist” receptions
  • Sponsor ($250–499): Benefits listed above; plus CD of selected SFA performance on request
  • Bronze ($500–999): Benefits listed above; plus publicity as sponsor of Chamber Series event
  • Silver ($1,000–2,499): Benefits listed above; plus membership in the “Circle of Honor” and invitation to Circle of Honor Dinner; publicity as sponsor of Concert Series event
  • Gold ($2,500–4,999): Benefits listed in Bronze & above; plus publicity as sponsor of University Series event

Your support is vital...

  • to help the School of Music reach its goal of a $2 million endowment
  • to provide scholarships for needy music students
  • to support the more than 200 students in the Music Preparatory Division
  • to help bring regional and national prominence to the SFA music program
  • to help train the next generation of teachers, composers, and performers

Download the member enrollment form