Get Involved

One of our most powerful resources is the community that surrounds us—and that includes you! Here are some ways you can join our ensemble.

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Attend Our Concert Series

Listen to up-and-coming talent and established New Orleans favorites in a world-class listening room that welcomes audiences of all ages.

Host an Event

Our 17,000-square-foot facility offers multiple spaces perfect for hosting meetings, luncheons, receptions, and more. Inquire about how to schedule your next event at the Ellis Marsalis Center for Music.

Support Our Work

Your contribution can make a significant difference in the lives of many young people in New Orleans and help to preserve the city’s vibrant musical culture. 

Your generosity will have a lasting impact on the lives of these children and artists, shaping their future for years to come. Thank you for your support.

Become a Volunteer

Share your talents or support our special events. Send us a message of interest, and we’ll let you know when we have openings and opportunities.

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Community Programs

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Center regularly opened its doors to the community for opportunities like music business courses, computer literacy classes, and resume-building workshops. If you would like to be informed of future community offerings and opportunities, join our mailing list and follow us on social media!