Cliburn 180⁰ is a social group for arts-minded professionals that focuses on classical music for our generation. Established in 2009 for people in their 20s and 30s, it offers fun social events and opportunities to stay engaged with the arts community in Fort Worth. 


  • Four exclusive parties, often with performances with Cliburn artists
  • Discounted tickets to Cliburn Concerts ($20 each)
  • One free drink ticket at Cliburn Sessions concerts at Scat Jazz Lounge
  • Invitation to purchase discounted tickets to the Classically Cliburn Gala
  • Networking with Fort Worth’s next generation of business and community leaders
  • Spreading classical music to new audiences in Fort Worth and around the world


Regardless of when they are purchased, memberships cover one performing arts season, which runs August to June.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018: LAUNCH PARTY with Yekwon Sunwoo, 2017 gold medalist – PINSTRIPES

Friday, December 7, 2018: HOLIDAY PARTY featuring Rachel Cheung, 2017 audience award winner – PRIVATE HOME

mid-February 2019: COCKTAILS & CONVERSATION featuring the artists of the 2019 Cliburn Festival – TBC

Sunday, April 28, 2019: COCKTAILS & CONVERSATION featuring Leonardo Pierdomenico, 2017 jury discretionary award winner – PRIVATE HOME