New Member Requirements

              For the year 7/1/2019 – 6/30/2020                 

  • Attend New Member Orientation Reception and 1 New Member Social Event
    choose from a variety of dates and locations or come to them all! Fun gatherings like
    happy hour, coffee talk, cooking class, pottery painting.
  • Work 1 shift (approx 2-3 hours) at both annual fundraisers: Jewel Ball events (options include Soirée, Fashion Luncheon, and Ball – all in September) and Red Haute Valentine Party & Children’s Style Show (early February); flexible shifts available, work from home, before or after the event if preferred.
  • Fulfill 1 committee assignment for any of our WSL Committee Chairs including: Austin Symphony Development Fund, Children’s Day Art Park, Teacher Appreciation,
    Subscriber Mailings, Membership Meetings, Orchestra Relations, POPs Concerts,
    Simonitas, or Young Peoples’ Concerts.
  • Meet annual Financial Obligation of $475 if married/$295 if single which includes:
    ○ Annual Dues
    ○ New Member Fee
    ○ Contribution toward Spring Style Show Fundraiser (available as credit to use
    toward an event ticket)
    ○ 2 Jewel Ball tickets (1 for unmarried members, option to purchase additional)
    ○ Catered food and refreshments at approx 6 meetings per year

After a new member has completed her first year and becomes an Active Member, the
requirements are below:

  • ACTIVE MEMBER REQUIREMENTS are the same but without the New Member
    Orientation, New Member Social or Fee. Committee assignments may be fulfilled
    through Board Service.
  • ASSOCIATE MEMBER REQUIREMENTS (available after seven (7) years of Active
    membership + 1 year New Membership) are limited to financial obligations of paying
    dues and financially supporting both fundraisers.

Download a PDF of the requirements here.

If you are interested in membership in the WSL, contact the New Member Chair at to inquire about membership.