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The American Institute for Verdi Studies is open for public membership, and relies mainly on the support of its members and patrons to carry out its  mission on behalf of Verdi, Italian opera, and culture in the United States and around the world. Please consider becoming a member of the AIVS by sending your tax-deductible gift today. Your donation will be put to good use immediately, helping to support AIVS's numerous exciting programs.

Membership in the American Institute for Verdi Studies is rewarding in many different ways. First, it entitles you to receive notices and invitations to events sponsored by the Institute.  In addition, you will receive a subscription to the Verdi Forum, the most current issue of which you will receive immediately.  Finally, if you choose to become a Sponsor or Benefactor of the AIVS, you will receive unlimited access privileges to the Elmer H. Bobst Library at New York University--one of the leading research facilities in New York City, and home of the Verdi Archive.

In addition to individual membership, we offer institutional membership for libraries.  Institutional membership costs $60 per calendar year.  Interested parties should contact the AIVS at

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