Explore all of the exclusive new experiences and benefits reserved for members of the OperaDelaware family


Your membership supports world-class opera, concerts and recitals, as well as music education programming in our community. Discover the many benefits of membership and make a secure online donation today!

Members receive all benefits of their giving level plus the benefits of lower levels on an annual basis. Unless otherwise noted, all benefits assume two individuals per household and are non-transferable.

Gifts at any level are welcome and appreciated! OperaDelaware is a section 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by allow. 


Your passport to unique experiences as a valued member of the OperaDelaware family

PATRON ($125 - $349)

  • Invitation for two to one OperaDelaware Happy Hour or Open House
  • Listing of your name in the Festival Playbill and Annual Report

DONOR ($350 - $749)

  • Invitation for two to the Festival Preview Cocktail Party
  • Early ticket access with our exclusive donor presale (begins July 15 for the 2019/20 Season)
  • Free ticket exchange (Equal value only. Subject to availability)

SUSTAINER $750 - $1,499

  • Priority ticketing – Secure your seats before ticket sales open to the public
  • Complimentary beverage at OD Studio Events (One per person)

COMPOSER $1,500 - $3,499

  • Invitation for two to a mainstage dress rehearsal (Specific dates will apply, subject to availability)
  • Invitation for two to join us in The Ninth Muse during OD intermissions at The Grand


Our premier membership with exclusive benefits bringing you closer to the art you love

DIRECTOR $3,500 - $5,999

  • Invitation for two to a members-only exclusive event
  • Listing of your name in Festival Playbill and Annual Report as an Impresario Circle Member
  • Complimentary parking at the Orange St. Garage for Festival Performances at The Grand

CO-PRODUCER $6,000 - $9,999

  • Invitation for two to an intimate salon event with the General Director and artists
  • Invitation for two to post-matinee cast and company barbeques
  • Artist sponsorship opportunities

PRODUCER $10,000 - $19,999

  • Dinner with the General Director and exclusive event opportunities
  • Pre-performance supertitle recognition (when applicable)

BENEFACTOR $20,000 - $49,999

  • Annual named and unnamed sponsorship opportunities

THE CHICK LAIRD SOCIETY $50,000 and greater

  • Separate Playbill recognition as a member of the Chick Laird Society
  • Season, Festival, and production sponsorship opportunities


Have a question about membership? Please get in touch! Contact us at (302) 442-7807, or email Mary Wilcosky at For information on other ways to support OperaDelaware, inclucing in-kind donations, planned giving, matching gifts & more, please click here.


Your support is crucial to OperaDelaware’s success. We thank all of our donors (recognized in our latest Printer’s Proof) for their support during our 2019 fiscal year.

Add your name to this list! Now is the perfect time to become a member or elevate your current level of support. A gift given before September 1, 2019 will appear in our annual report and underscore your commitment to OperaDelaware as we approach our 75th anniversary.

Have a question about membership and support? Contact Mary Wilcosky at or call (302) 442-7807.