Council of the Phil is a dedicated group of professionals committed to supporting the New York Philharmonic and its visionary programs. Members help to shape a vibrant future for the Philharmonic by serving as philanthropic leaders and ambassadors in the community, and by engaging with the organization’s executive leadership.

Council members receive enhanced access to the Philharmonic, including invitations to exclusive chamber music performances, conversations with artistic and senior staff, and receptions with Orchestra musicians and guest artists.


  • Invitations to a curated season of concerts, with receptions and events designed exclusively for Council of the Phil members
  • Artistic License Conversations and unique opportunities to engage with Philharmonic leadership and network with fellow members
  • Invitations to additional gatherings throughout the concert season, including private chamber music salons and a pre-concert dinner with Philharmonic musicians
  • All benefits and privileges of the Guarantor Patron level, including Green Room receptions with the artists, behind-the-scenes events, Archives and Orchestra Library tours, VIP seating for Concerts in the Parks, and concierge ticketing service

Join Us

Join us today to enjoy a year of Council of the Phil events! Membership begins with a gift of $12,000 ($397 non tax-deductible); corporate matching gifts are eligible toward membership. For more information please email [email protected].

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Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact:

Council of the Phil
(212) 875-5696
[email protected]

Benefits subject to change and availability.