Individual Giving


Your gift – no matter how large or small – goes directly toward the programs that make Nashville Opera the dynamic artistic organization you expect.

You help us share Nashville Opera On Tour with more than 25,000 school students and community residents annually, and you make it possible to plan future performances and programs. We can’t do it without you!

Thank you in advance for your thoughtful support of Nashville Opera! For more information please contactThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.: 615-832-5242

There are many ways to support your opera. Explore and learn more!


Support Levels and Benefits

$1–99 Supporter

• Subscription to Nashville Opera Magazine

$100 Friend

• Subscription to Nashville Opera Magazine
• Recognition in up to 4 opera programs
• Invitation to annual donor recognition fall coffee

$250 Patron

Includes all benefits above, plus:
• Invitation to opening night dinners
• Invitation to La Bella Notte

$500 Benefactor

Includes all benefits above, plus:
• Backstage tour of a production of your choice
• Opera preview compact disc by Artistic Director John Hoomes

$1,000 President's Circle

Includes all benefits above, plus:
• Four tickets to a dress rehearsal of your choice
• School partnership in Opera On Tour Education program

Impresario Council

Join Nashville Opera’s group of generous community leaders and opera lovers who are integral to Nashville Opera’s success.

$2,000 Ensemble

• Free Valet Parking at all opera performances
• Opportunity to sponsor an artist and attend one Artist Sponsor Dinner and Concert
• VIP ticketing
• Access to intermission VIP receptions with complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres
• Listing of your name(s) in the Impresario section of each opera program and on the donor display in the TPAC lobby
• Priority invitations to the Nashville Opera Guild’s gala dinners and events

$4,000 Artist

Includes all benefits above, plus:
• Opportunity to sponsor artists and attend both Artist Sponsor Dinners and Concerts
• Invitation to attend the final dress rehearsals

$6,000 Divo/Diva

Includes all benefits above, plus:
• Invitation to be a guest at Opera cast parties
• Opportunity to appear onstage as an extra

$8,000 Maestro

Includes all benefits above, plus:
• Recognition as a sponsor of the Mary Ragland Young Artist Program

$10,000 Virtuoso

Includes all benefits above, plus:

• Recognition for a Nashville Opera On Tour performance
• Additional benefits tailored to your interests

Sing Bravely

Nashville Opera is supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Nashville Opera is supported, in part, by federal award number SLFRP5534 awarded to the State of Tennessee by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.