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Support Friends of Music

The New Orleans Friends of Music’s concert series and educational programming would not be possible without generous support from you, our patrons, as well as a network of community partners. Every gift no matter what size makes a difference as our ticket sales cover only about half the cost of each concert. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by federal law and can be made by:

  • Click HERE to make your donation online using our secure server
  • Mail your donation to:
New Orleans Friends of Music
5500 Prytania St.
PMB #402
New Orleans, LA 70115

Hansen Society

The Peter and Doris Hansen Society was established in 2012 to honor our most generous supporters. Peter Hansen (1911-2004) was a founder and president of Friends of Music, chairman of the Newcomb College Department of Music, and prominent keyboard artist. His wife Doris (1914-1995) was a great supporter of Friends of Music and a notable violinist and teacher.

Levels of Hansen Society Membership include:

  • Platinum ($5,000+)
  • Gold ($2,500 - $4,999)
  • Silver ($1,000 - $2,499)
  • Bronze ($500 - $999)
Click HERE to make your Hansen Society-level donation online using our secure server


For long-term support, we urge our patrons to join our Legacy Society by including New Orleans as a beneficiary in their estate planning. For more information, please call 504-985-0690.


We invite you to join our volunteer group, APPLAUSE , whose members volunteer their time to make the artists’ visits to New Orleans memorable and pleasurable.

For more information, please email applause.fofm@gmail.com


If you would like a voice in helping us determine the future of Friends of Music, consider becoming a member for $50/year (also tax deductible).

Click HERE to become a member of Friends of Music


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Community Partners

Our mission is accomplished, in part, by a network of community support, including the following grants and local partnerships:



Bethany Paulsen  email >
Development Coordinator


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