Young Friends of ArtSmart

Young professionals age 21-45 passionate about supporting music education and mentorship.

Mission | Community | Meet-Ups
Easy, reliable monthly giving

Invitation to exclusive regional sustainer events

How It Works

Any monthly sustainer age 21-45 is eligible for the Young Friends of ArtSmart program. Donate at least $60 per year ($5 per month) and become a sustaining member. Enjoy social and networking events along the way where you will meet other likeminded individuals passionate about music, education, and mentorship.

You might also have a chance to meet our singing board members who are international opera stars, Michael Fabiano, Nadine Sierra, Latonia Moore, George Shirley, and John Viscardi.

Email to inquire more information.

STEP 1: Become a Monthly Sustainer

Step 2: Register


In addition to your level's benefits, the Young Friends program curates unique experiences for sustaining members age 21-45 and includes an invitation to exclusive regional events.

ALLY | $5+

You value all members of your community. Your monthly giving sustains ArtSmart’s impact. 

  • $15 per month pays for one masterclass. Students get different perspectives from other role models & learn from their peers.
  • $30 per month provides one 88-key, weighted keyboard for a vocal-piano studio, an investment that will impact students for years to come.
  • $75 per month will provide one student with a free music lesson each month.

Benefits: ArtSmart t-shirt or tote; safe, reliable, hands-off monthly donations; access to reports showing impact in your region, first-to-know about special events, quarterly progress updates from a mentor.

Advocate | $150+

Advocates see it through. They make sure their donation has a direct, lasting impact.

  • $167 per month provides a student full tuition for one academic year, providing about 40 music lessons, mentorship, life skills development, and access to performance and scholarship opportunities
  • $334 per month doubles the impact. Research shows that continuation in the ArtSmart program past the first year is crucial for student success.

Benefits: ArtSmart eco-friendly water bottle; paired directly with a sponsee to be a mentor and an important part of their team; opportunity to meet an opera star on our Board of Directors at an ArtSmart event

Champion | $500+

A champion of arts education, your support ensures that ArtSmart’s mission yields results.

  • $500 per month allows a student to receive life-changing mentorship for 3 years. Continuation in the ArtSmart program past the first year is crucial for student success.
  • $1000 per month sponsors one full studio of about 6 students and one mentor, having a resounding impact within a high school music program and community.

Benefits: Name is listed publicly on website as a $5000+ Annual Champion; opportunity to meet a co-founder at mutually agreeable time; VIP guest status at an ArtSmart event; annual thank you package

Help us transform the lives of students through monthly, tax-deductible giving.