Join the Lyric Young Professionals

A project of the Renée Fleming Initiative, Lyric Young Professionals (LYP) is a growing group of more than 150 dynamic opera lovers dedicated to building the next generation of supporters for Lyric Opera of Chicago. We engage our members through performances, education, professional networking opportunities, and unique social events.

You are invited to join LYP at any time throughout the year to unlock experiences at your desired membership level. All LYP contributions directly support The Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center. As the next generation of Lyric supporters, LYP is passionate about creating a sustainable environment for the future of opera. The Ryan Opera Center prepares emerging singers and apprentice coaches for careers in opera by providing unique, comprehensive training.

Join the Lyric Young Professionals

  • LYP membership - $100 dues plus a donation to the Ryan Opera Center at whichever level is comfortable for you
    • All members will unlock experiences at the corresponding donor membership level, including $35 Medley Series tickets

If you would prefer to give by phone, please contact our Development office at 312.827.3500.

Join Lyric Young Professionals

To officially join LYP please submit your $100 dues plus your desired donation below. Dues are required upon form submission.



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Thank you for joining the Lyric Young Professionals! $100 of your payment is considered dues, and is therefore not tax-deductible. Please refer to your acknowledgment letter for details.

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