Join The Eighth Blackbird Aviary

The visibility of the birds is at an all time high. In order to build on this momentum, we need your help. With many new projects in the pipeline, upcoming residencies and workshops with young musicians, and a full slate of events including intimate hometown concerts and world premieres across the sea, this is the time to get involved.

Your donation will support:

  • Commissions of groundbreaking new work 
  • Production costs for 8bb’s signature enhanced concert experiences
  • Collaborations with the highest level of guest artists
  • Dedicated education efforts that foster future generations of artists
  • Travel expenses for 8bb’s rigorous international touring schedule

Plus, joining the Aviary comes with exclusive perks!

Falcon ($2,500+)

  • A pair of premier tickets to any concert of your choice this season plus a private meet and greet with ensemble and a champagne toast
  • Plus all the benefits below

Blackbird ($1,000-$2,499)

  • Invitation to events held at Eighth Blackbird’s studio that will include sneak peeks of new pieces OR a virtual meet and greet with ensemble members for non-local donors
  • A signed copy of new albums
  • Plus all the benefits below

Cardinal ($500 - $999)

  • Invitations to special pre and post show receptions
  • Plus all the benefits below

Sparrow ($100 - $499)

  • 10% Discount on merchandise
  • Plus all the benefits below

Hummingbird ($1-99)

  • Inclusion in Online Donor Listings



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Give by Phone

You can make a gift by calling Development Associate, Meggie Keiser at 513.490.3885.

Give by Mail

You can also give by printing this form and mailing to:

Eighth Blackbird
c/o Creative Partners
4045 N Rockwell Street
Chicago, IL 60618