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Zara - V Studio Music and Performing Arts educates, inspires, and innovates with support from friends like YOU. Contributions of all sizes help us nurture future musicians, performers, and performing arts lovers today and tomorrow through high-quality instruction, a dynamic array of workshops, performances, and service activities that engage thousands of Northwest Chicago suburbs residents each year.

Annual Fund
Zara - V Studio Music and Performing Arts Annual Fund is a vital source of support for our institution's mission to enrich lives through music education and performance. Each year, we rely on the generosity of our community, patrons, and music enthusiasts to sustain and enhance our programs. We invite you to become a part of this remarkable endeavor by making a contribution to the Annual Fund. Here’s what your contribution makes possible: 

***Scholarships and Financial Aid: Your donation to the Annual Fund allows us to provide scholarships and financial aid to talented students who may not have access to music education.
***Quality Education: Your support helps us maintain a high standard of music and musical theatre education, ensuring that students receive the best instruction, access to world-class faculty, and state-of-the-art facilities.
***Community Engagement: We bring performing arts to the wider community through outreach programs, free concerts, and collaborations. Your contribution helps us share the joy of music with people of all ages and backgrounds. 

One-time Donation: Make a single donation to the Annual Fund to provide immediate support.
Monthly Giving: Consider becoming a monthly donor, providing consistent support throughout the year.
Gifts in Honor: Create a lasting impact by honoring a student, faculty, or Zara-V Studio community member
Corporate Matching: Many companies offer matching gift programs, doubling or even tripling the impact of your donation.

Patron Society
Founded in 2024, the Patron Society represents individuals and family foundations who support Zara-V Studio Music and Performing Arts with a leadership-level gift. With this critical support, Zara-V Studio can confidently pursue its mission to provide the foundation for lifelong enjoyment of music and performing arts experience to students of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities.

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Thank you for helping us make a difference!

Bronze ($100 +)
Recognition as a Patron Society member at Zara - V Studio lobby, program guide, playbills, website, social media, and Annual Report. An invitation to an annual Joy of Music Gala where guests enjoy student performances in a comfortable setting and mingle with fellow Patron Society members. Three complimentary tickets for the Zara-V Studio musical theatre shows.
Silver ($250 +), all of the above benefits plus:
Access to behind-the-scenes musical theatre rehearsal or master class. VIP priority seating. One season passes to Zara-V Studio's musical theatre productions.
Gold ($350 +), all of the above benefits, plus:
10% discount on private instruction at Zara - V Studio for personal use or as a gift. Two seasons pass to Zara-V Studio's musical theatre productions.

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Planned Giving
Legacy gifts ensure a vibrant and sustainable future for Zara-V Studio by strengthening our endowment and underwriting our extraordinary music and musical theatre educational programs. Include Zara-V Studio Music and Performing Arts in your long-term plans by making a bequest in your will or revocable living trust, or by designating Zara-V Studio as a beneficiary of your retirement plan or life insurance policy. We would be honored to work with you on establishing your planned gift designation.
To learn more about supporting Zara-V Studio with a planned gift,  please get in touch with us.

Other Ways to Give

  • Gifts of Stock

  • In-kind Contributions

    • Instrument Contributions

    • Other In-kind Support


To learn more about our individual giving program contact us.

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