The DiMenna Center for Classical Music serves the musical community by providing state-of-the-art facilities for rehearsal, recording, performance, and learning. Your donation keeps spaces affordable for 30,000 musicians and allows them to focus on what matters most: quality music making.


The DiMenna Center Council

The DiMenna Center’s mission to support the musical community requires the support of many advocates across disciplines. Whether you are an entrepreneur, music lover, or someone who is enthusiastic about the creative process, join The DiMenna Center Council with an annual contribution of $1,000 and support an integral part of New York City’s cultural community. Council members are invited to exclusive events suited to individual interests, such as private rehearsals, recordings, and more.


Special Events

The DiMenna Center’s annual benefit is an intimate and dynamic event to raise funds to subsidize rental fees.  This year’s event will take place on Monday, September 18, 2016.


Tony Award winner David Hyde Pierce, mezzo-soprano superstar Joyce DiDonato, jazz trumpeter and vocalist Bria Skonberg, and Maestro Rob Fisher share the stage for one night only at an intimate benefit event for The DiMenna Center for Classical Music. Guests will enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a lively musical dialogue between four towering figures in opera, Broadway, and classical music.


To learn more please click here, call 212.594.6100 x 109 or email


Capital Campaign

In 2008, Orchestra of St. Luke’s launched its $50 million Fund for the Future (FFF) campaign. FFF was created to build The DiMenna Center, as well as endowment and long-term funds for education programs and artistic initiatives. Thank you to our generous friends who have supported FFF!
For more information about the various ways you can support The DiMenna Center and make an impact on New York City’s classical music community, call 212.594.6100 x109 or write to

“A major boon for New York’s classical music scene … a proven success”

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