Commission Club

Be part of a new musical work: from the composer’s first creative spark to the premiere at Carnegie Hall. You support fees paid to the composer, printing, rehearsal and performance costs. We invite you to exclusive events to meet the artists.


In the 2020-21 season, ACO’s Commission Club will support Lisa Bielawa’s new work Sanctuary, written for violin and string orchestra featuring Jennifer Koh.

Commission Club Member, $500 Commission Club Young Professionals, $300 (for Patrons 40 years and younger) Sponsor an ACO Student Composer, $300

Membership Benefits

Insider's Access

Enjoy insider’s access to the creative process with invitations for two people to two preview events with composer Lisa Bielawa & violinist Jennifer Koh

Tickets to Carnegie Hall

A pair of tickets to the premiere performance in 2020 at Carnegie Hall*

A Signed Copy

A hand-signed copy of the score

Attend a Working Rehearsal

Observe the composer interacting with conductor George Manahan and ACO musicians with an invitation for two to attend a working rehearsal of the full score, prior to the premiere

Recognition in the Printed Score

Your name on the dedication page of the printed score

*Fair market value of two concert tickets is $102; tax-deductible portion of gifts are $198 and $398, respectively.

Our Mission & Vision

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) is dedicated to the creation, celebration, performance, and promotion of orchestral music by American composers. With commitment to diversity, disruption and discovery, ACO produces concerts, pre-college and college education programs, and emerging composer professional development to foster a community of creators, audience, performers, collaborators, and funders.

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