WQXR Patrons Circle

Patrons Circle Levels and Benefits

To thank our members who can support WQXR with a gift of $1,200 or more, we are pleased offer the unique benefits of WQXR's Patrons Circle membership program. To make a Patrons Circle membership pledge online, please click here.


Pianist Jeremy Denk (left) with WQXR Patrons Circle members.

Patrons Circle - $1,200 to $2,499 ($80 is not tax-deductible)

  • Invitation to the annual Patrons Circle Salon, a special musical gathering featuring WQXR hosts and producers. 
  • Invitations to live WQXR broadcasts from The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space
  • Invitation to tour the WQXR studios
  • Advance notice of concerts and other cultural events in the New York City area
  • Direct-line access to Patrons Circle staff
  • The WQXR Membercard offering discounts at tri-state area cultural institutions

Silver Circle - $2,500 to $4,999 ($140 is not tax-deductible)

All of the above plus:

  • Invitations to open rehearsals of leading New York City area orchestras and ensembles
  • Invitation to an additional WQXR performance in The Greene Space, including a cocktail reception with hosts and musicians

Gold Circle - $5,000 to $9,999 ($260 is not tax-deductible)

All of the above plus:

  • Invitations to exclusive Behind the Mic events and performances featuring WQXR hosts in conversation with musicians and cultural leaders
  • Private lunch and station tour for up to six people (at donor’s request)

Platinum Circle - $10,000 to $24,999 ($360 is not tax-deductible)

All of the above plus:

  • Invitation to an annual dinner with WQXR hosts and producers
  • Private lunch with New York Public Radio President and CEO Laura Walker (at donor’s request)

Diamond Circle - $25,000 to $49,999 ($360 is not tax-deductible)

All of the above plus:

  • Optional on-air recognition
  • Private lunch with a WQXR host or producer (at donor's request)


WQXR Hosts Midge Woolsey and Terrance McKnight (left, center) with WQXR Patrons Circle members.

For more information, please contact the Patrons Circle hotline at (646) 829-4551 or e-mail patronscircle@wqxr.org. To make a Patrons Circle membership pledge online, click here.