Did you know you can support Chicago Jazz Philharmonic with an automatic monthly recurring gift? This is the best way to help CJP keep its lights on, sustain our staff support, and continue bringing the highest quality of performance and music education programs to you and all Chicagoans.


We invite you to join our newly launched "Jazzical Society", a sustaining donor program which allows you to give to Chicago Jazz Philharmonic year-round on a monthly budget plan that works for you. By committing as little as $15 / month for 12 months (that’s $180 a year), you can enjoy the following benefits:

  • • Exclusive invitation to private events such as rehearsals, pre/post concert receptions, house parties, and listening sessions
  • 10% off tickets to CJP Performance events (some exclusions may apply)
  • 10% off merchandise (CDs, t-shirts, etc.)
  • • Access to early bird pre-sale tickets
  • • Other special gift surprises and promotions throughout the year!

In addition, you will receive other donor benefits such as invitations to open rehearsals and access to earlybird pre-sale tickets.

Start donating today!

Jazzical Society FAQ:

Q: How do I join?

1. Go to our CJP online SUPPORT page.
2. Enter your desired monthly Donation Amount**
3. Select "Monthly Donation" under Donation Type
4. Enter total number of months you would like your monthly donation to last**
5. Proceed to enter debit or credit card info (Visa, MasterCard, Amex) from which funds will be transferred.
**note: "Jazzical Society membership requires a minimum commitment of $15/month for 12 months.

Q: Can I join by mail?

Yes you may. Please call our offices at (312) 573-8932 and speak to Maggy Fouche, Director of External Affairs (x. 936). A pledge form will be mailed to you, along with remittance envelopes you can send in on a monthly basis with your check or money order.

Q: What record do I have of my gifts?

In January of each year, you will receive a record of the total gifts made in the previous calendar year for tax purposes.

Q: How do I access my benefits?

In your initial thank you letter you will receive a discount code for CJP merchandise. As performances are scheduled, you will receive emails with exclusive redemption codes for 10% off tickets. You will receive both an invitation via email and via postmail about the private events (RSVP required; space may be limited). Most other communications about special events and promotions will be delivered via e-mail.

Q: How can I renew my gift?

A reminder will be mailed to you within one week after your last gift has been made.

Q: I would like to change the credit card number attached to my membership, how do I do that?

Please give us a call at (312) 573-8932 and speak to Maggy Fouche, Director of External Affairs (x. 936) to change your card.