Member Discounts and Services
As part of your membership to the League, the following discounts and services are available to you.
League Insurance Program
The League has partnered with performing arts specialist La Playa Insurance LLC as our preferred insurance broker to support you with customized insurance and risk management advice, pooling the buying power of membership to achieve better terms with insurers. We are especially pleased to be working with La Playa as they really understand orchestras.
As more members band together, the savings will increase and we can give access to a better range of cover for our smaller budget members. Click here for further details. Now's a great time to see a competitive quotation and the process is quick and easy.
BoardSource is the "go-to" organization for comprehensive information on best-practices in non-profit governance. The staff are uniquely qualified to provide a full range of services to help our member orchestras implement and maintain strategies for effective governance.
Throughout its 35-year history, the Conductors Guild has served as an advocate for the conducting profession throughout the world. Its membership of over 1,600 represents conductors on a global scale. Benefits include discussion groups, the semi-annual Journal, news and job listing bulletins, and workshops. Please visit conductorsguild.org for more information.
Kultur offers the finest in Classical Music, Opera & Ballet DVDs and Blu-ray. Kultur offers a 15% discount on all products available via their website. To receive the discount, enter the code LAO15 on the order page. Visit Kultur.com for a complete listing of products.
Academic Ambassadors are full-service boutique hotels around the country and Canada that offer discounts to nonprofit professionals, affiliates, and volunteers. Though intimate in scale and feel, most of the hotels have fine and casual dining, meeting rooms, fitness. Academic Ambassadors is the official hotel discounter of Harvard, MIT, Fractured Atlas, and OperaAmerica, among many others.
Simply go to Academic Ambassadors and register to receive a discount at these hotels nationwide >>
Club Quarters has locations in 14 cities, including New York, DC, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, San Francisco – with all the amenities you require, including free internet access. In addition to affordable room rates, they also have facilities for meetings and special events.
Benefits for League members include:
- Low hotel room rates at all 14 Club Quarters locations
- Additionally lowered rates for weekends and holidays – starting at $56 and up
- A “Night on the House” certificate for every business stay after first stay, good for selected dates.
For more information or to make a reservation, please click here and enter the password AMERICAN ORCHESTRAS.
The League provides guidance for navigating the complicated visa and tax laws, updates on recent policy changes, and opportunities to weigh in with Congress to improve the visa process. Members and non-members can also request a letter of support to accompany visa petitions for foreign guest artists. Click here for further details about visa support letters.