English Sinfonia

Support English Sinfonia

English Sinfonia would like to say a big thank you to all its supporters. Their generosity helps the orchestra to thrive and widen the access to its music. However we need to raise significant sums to ensure the future of the orchestra and enable us to take on inspiring new projects and develop our exciting education programme so we are seeking further support from individuals, companies and trusts.

Be our friend

As English Sinfonia re-emerges as one of the country’s leading chamber orchestras, it provides an opportunity for members of its audiences, its followers and admirers and all general supporters of the arts to invest even small sums in the future of this orchestra. English Sinfonia friends and patrons share a love of music and believe that to invest in the future of artistic excellence and in the highest quality music will inspire and uplift not only themselves but a far wider community of music lovers.
There are several ways in which you can support the English Sinfonia, from making a small donation and becoming a Friend, to embarking on a tailor-made scheme that enables you to become a Guardian of the orchestra. At whatever level, we would be delighted if you would join us and are happy to spend time talking with you about your choices.

To make a donation towards English Sinfonia please click on the button below. Thank you so much for your support. We are very much looking forward to you being part of our future.

English Sinfonia Ltd is a registered charity No. 279713

Membership Types

Chair Endowment

To ensure that all the money you donate goes towards keeping the orchestra on the stage and securing the future of all ES projects we won’t offer gimmicks and financial benefits but just say a huge thank you and welcome you to our future. We will acknowledge your support in our own concert programmes, include you on our mailing list, send you advance notice of concerts and invite you to informal gatherings at selected concerts. The larger your donation the more you will be involved in the life, decisions and future of the orchestra with greater opportunities for close links with the players, conductors, composers and soloists. I hope the most rewarding benefit to you all will be in knowing that you are helping to secure live orchestral music making both in the present and for the generations to come – Thank you.

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To make a donation towards English Sinfonia please click on the button below:

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For further information please contact Sally Ann Ewins, General Manager sally@englishsinfonia.co.uk  Tel: 0845 643 1379  -  PO Box 202, Wantage, OX12 2BG

Friends and Patrons will be interested to see the benefits of Gift Aid on their donation.

Gift Amount received by the orchestra Cost to a higher rate tax payer
£10,000 £12,821 £7,692
£5,000 £6,410 £3,846
£1,000 £1,282 £769

FRIEND  -  £50 annual membership

  • Membership pack

  • Acknowledgement of your support in our own concert programmes

  • On our mailing list

  • Advance notice of concerts

  • Invitation to informal gatherings at selected concerts

ASSOCIATE  -  £100 annual membership          

As above plus:

  • Discount of 10% on two tickets to ES own concerts at the North Wall
  • Access to rehearsals by prior arrangement

BENEFACTOR  -  £500 annual membership

As above plus:

  • Free Concert Programmes at all ES concerts at the North Wall

  • Opportunities to meet the players and composers

  • Discount of 10% on ES recordings

CHAIR ENDOWMENT - £1,000 + annual membership

As above plus: 

  • Name an orchestral chair of your choice

  • Communication links with chair player and regular opportunities to meet with them

  • Opportunity to make repertoire requests

  • TOP PRICE tickets to each ES concert at the North Wall

GUARDIAN  -  £5,000 + lifetime membership          

The ES will acknowledge your significant support in all relevant ES publications, keeping you closely engaged in the life of the Orchestra. You will receive regular updates on the orchestra’s plans, concerts, recordings and other activities and there will be the opportunity for you to make repertoire requests. We will inform you of how your donation is being used and create an individually tailored programme of involvement, inviting you to all areas of our activities including rehearsals, Galas, receptions.  Throughout the year there will be opportunities for you to meet with players, soloists and conductors.

You will of course receive top price tickets to all ES concerts, with complimentary concert programmes


Would your company enjoy close links with the English Sinfonia?
Association with the English Sinfonia can offer:
  • A friendly relationship with one of the UK’s top chamber ensembles
  • The opportunity to meet soloists, composers and members of the orchestra
  • Nationwide possibilities for involvement with the orchestra
  • Excellent opportunities for corporate hospitality or sponsorship
  • Opportunities  community and education work – perhaps fulfilling your  company’s corporate social responsibility targets?

For an informal discussion about possibilities please contact David Bailey, Director/Chairman: david@englishsinfonia.co.uk

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To be our friend please download the English Sinfonia Friends PDF form below.
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