WYSO Orchestra Sponsorships

Invest in a 2023-2024 Sponsorship in Support of WYSO Orchestras!

Use the menu below to browse WYSO Orchestra sponsorship opportunities for the 2023-24 season! Click here to download pdf of available 2023-2024 Orchestra Season Sponsorships

To reserve a Fall sponsorship, use our online Sponsorship Reservation Form, or download and submit a Sponsorship Pledge Form.

Sponsors will be acknowledged on the website and in appropriate programs, with special behind-the-scenes benefits arranged for each sponsorship. If you have questions about sponsorship opportunities or ways to give, please reach out to the WYSO Development Team at development@wysomusic.org.

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Sponsor Performance opportunities

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Sponsor the WYSO Percussion Extravaganza
Sponsor the amazing WYSO Percussion Extravaganza!  The Percussion Extravaganza on April 20 will feature performances by the Percussion Ensemble, Percussion Pilots, and numerous guest percussion ensembles.

Sponsorship Gift: $5,000.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

 

Sponsor Ensembles

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support the chamber music program
Led by Director Karl Lavine, the WYSO Chamber Music Program focuses on small ensemble communication and performance. Gifts to the Chamber Music Program above $1,000 will be acknowledged as program sponsors.

Sponsorship Gift: $1,000 and Above.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

co-sponsor the percussion ensemble
For over 50 years, the WYSO Percussion Ensemble has delighted audiences with its unique sound, energetic playing, and concert and extravaganza performances.

Sponsorship Gift: $4,000.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

Sponsor the Brass Choir
The Brass Choir challenges WYSO students with exciting and engaging repertoire.

This Sponsorship is reserved.

Please explore our other exciting sponsorship opportunities!

sponsor the chamber music camp

The WYSO Chamber Music Camp helps musicians ages 11-18 develop their performance and preparation skills. Activities include coaching sessions, master classes, large ensemble rehearsals, and an end-of-camp performance!

Sponsorship Gift: $10,000.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

Sponsor the Flute Choir
Now in its second year, the Flute Choir provides performance opportunities and challenging repertoire for talented student flutists.

This Sponsorship is reserved.

Please explore our other exciting sponsorship opportunities!

Sponsor Excellence Opportunities

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Sponsor the fall youth orchestra guest artist
The Fall Youth Orchestra Guest artist, Dawn Dongeun Wohn has been praised as having “warmth and crystal-clear
tone” by Whole Note Magazine, and has performed in concert halls in North and South America, Asia, and Europe.

This Sponsorship is already reserved.

This performance has already passed. Please explore our upcoming sponsorship opportunities!

sponsor the WYSO philharmonia orchestra concerto competition
Sponsor the amazing WYSO Philharmonia Orchestra Concerto Competition! The winner will perform in the Spring Concert at the Hamel Music Center.

Sponsorship Gift: $3,500.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

sponsor the WYSO youth orchestra concerto competition
Sponsor the amazing WYSO Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition! The winner will perform in the Spring Concert at the Hamel Music Center.

This sponsorship is already reserved.

Please explore our other sponsorship opportunities!

Sponsor Venues and Facility Rentals

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sponsor the venue costs at orchestra performance venues
Sponsor performance venue costs for WYSO’s Fall, Winter, and Spring Concerts! Your gift will help us provide exceptional performance opportunities for each of our young musicians in venues around Dane County.

 

This Sponsorship is already reserved.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

Sponsor WYSO's Moving Costs into the new building
Our programs are moving into the new WYSO Center for Music! Support our transition to this new facility by sponsoring moving costs.

Sponsorship Gift: $3,500.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

Sponsor Community Engagement Experiences

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Sponsor the Youth Orchestra in-State Tour
The touring experience offers an opportunity for members to grow independently, increase teamwork skills, and serve as positive role models for their peers.

This Sponsorship is already reserved.

This event has already passed. Please explore our upcoming sponsorship opportunities!

Sponsor the Concert Orchestra in-State Tour
The touring experience offers an opportunity for members to grow independently, increase teamwork skills, and
serve as positive role models for their peers.

This Sponsorship is already reserved.

This event has already passed. Please explore our upcoming sponsorship opportunities!

Sponsor the Sinfonietta in-State Tour

The touring experience offers an opportunity for members to grow independently, increase teamwork skills, and serve as positive role models for their peers.

Sponsorship Gift: $3,500.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

sponsor the first orchestra rehearsal days
Sponsor the first weekend of rehearsals and provide coffee and cookies for families, ice breaker activities and pizza for students, and the thrill of the first orchestra notes.

This Sponsorship is already reserved.

This event has already passed. Please explore our upcoming sponsorship opportunities!

Sponsor the Philharmonia Orchestra in-State Tour
The touring experience offers an opportunity for members to grow independently, increase teamwork skills, and
serve as positive role models for their peers.

This Sponsorship is already reserved.

This event has already passed. Please explore our upcoming sponsorship opportunities!

Sponsor the Percussion Ensemble in-State Tour

The touring experience offers an opportunity for members to grow independently, increase teamwork skills, and serve as positive role models for their peers.

Sponsorship Gift: $3,500.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

Sponsor the Opus One in-State Tour

The touring experience offers an opportunity for members to grow independently, increase teamwork skills, and serve as positive role models for their peers.

Sponsorship Gift: $3,500.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

Sponsor Instrument Purchases and Repairs

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Sponsor a Timpani Purchase
WYSO is in need of a new timpani! Sponsor this instrument cost to support young percussionists.

Sponsorship Gift: $28,000.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

Sponsor a concert Tom Toms Purchase
WYSO is in need of concert tom toms! Sponsor this instrument cost to support young percussionists.

Sponsorship Gift: $2,000.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

Sponsor Purchase of Bongoes, Shekere, & Case
WYSO is in need of a bongoes, shaker, and a case! Sponsor this instrument cost to support young percussionists.

Sponsorship Gift: $700.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

sponsor a contrabassoon purchase
WYSO is in need of a new contrabassoon! Sponsor this instrument purchase to support WYSO’s young bassoonists.

Sponsorship Gift: $37,000.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

Sponsor Piano Tuning for Seven Pianos
WYSO needs support to tune seven pianos! Sponsor this maintenance cost to support young musicians.

Sponsorship Gift: $1,300.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

Sponsor a Bass Drum Purchase
WYSO is in need of a new bass drum! Sponsor this instrument cost to support young percussionists.

Sponsorship Gift: $2,900.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

Sponsor a Lever Harp Purchase
WYSO is in need of a new lever harp! Sponsor this instrument purchase to support WYSO’s young harpists.

Sponsorship Gift: $27,000.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

Sponsor the Refurbishing of a Kori Xylophone
WYSO needs to refurbish a Kori Xylophone! Sponsor this repair cost to support young percussionists.

Sponsorship Gift: $1,000.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

Sponsor baby grand piano rentals
WYSO needs to rent baby grand pianos! Sponsor this instrument rental cost to support young musicians.

Sponsorship Gift: $2,000.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

Sponsor Receptions and Celebrations 

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Sponsor the Percussion Extravaganza Reception
Support WYSO by sponsoring the Percussion Extravaganza Reception on April 20, 2024! This event will allow students, families, and guest artists to socialize with the community after the performance.

This sponsorship is already reserved.

Please explore our other sponsorship opportunities!

Sponsor the Senior Awards Luncheon on may 4
Sponsor the Senior Awards Luncheon on May 4, 2024! WYSO students, families, and faculty will celebrate our seniors as we send them off to their next great adventure.

Sponsorship Gift: $1,500.

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

Sponsor the Partners in Music Reception on may 18
Sponsor Partners in Music Reception on May 18, 2024 at the Hamel Music Center! This special event will take place after the the side-by-side concert with Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra.

 

This Sponsorship is already reserved.

Sponsor Commissions

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Sponsor the Commission for the Grand Opening of the WYSO Center for Music
Celebrate the grand opening of the new WYSO Center for Music by sponsoring a commission from composer Donald Fraser! This piece will be adapted to be performed by all of WYSO’s orchestral and ensemble groups.

Sponsorship Gift: $5,000. 

Click here to reserve this sponsorship online! You’ll be prompted to fill in the sponsorship information in the donation form text box.

Click here to download a pledge form!

sponsor commission from composer kevin day
Sponsor a commission with American composer, Kevin Day! Day is an internationally acclaimed composer,
conductor, and pianist, whose music often intersects between the worlds of jazz, minimalism, Latin music, fusion,
and contemporary classical idioms.

 

This Sponsorship is already reserved.