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Corporate Partnerships

The City of Sheffield Youth orchestra is all about nurturing young musical talent, providing opportunity regardless of financial circumstance and preparing young people for the future by developing key skills. It is therefore the perfect partner for companies looking to give something back to the young people in our community whilst fulfilling Corporate Social Responsibility aims. You can take pride in supporting outstanding young musicians on the threshold of their adult lives, helping them to become confident, creative and skilled individuals, and leaders of the future.

As a small organisation we are keen develop a unique and rewarding relationship with our corporate partners and will therefore tailor a bespoke package to suit your needs.

Ways to support us (this is by no means an exhaustive list!):

Advertise in our concert programmes - from £100

Sponsor a course for one player - £500

Sponsor a year of courses for one player - £1300

Sponsor a section of the orchestra for a year - £5000

Purchase concert tickets

Pledge to our Big Give Christmas Challenge Campaign 2023 - minimum £100

Give your time - volunteer with CSYO

Benefits to your company (just some of the ways your company can benefit!):

Brand Awareness

Associate yourself with this long-standing youth orchestra and well-loved local institution that continues to give outstanding orchestral performances in Sheffield, across the UK and abroad:

  • See your company logo in our concert programmes and online

  • Sponsor a concert with hospitality, prominently branded as the concert sponsor

  • Have the opportunity for direct engagement with our supporters and audience


Client Entertainment

  • Bring your guests to one of our concerts and we guarantee they will love the orchestra’s energy and conviction

  • Enjoy your very own concert with members of the orchestra at a venue of your choice

  • Engage a duo, quartet or similar for a conference or reception, either as background music or with a tailored programme to enchant your guests


Corporate Social Responsibility fulfillment

  • Put your name behind our life-changing fellowship which transforms young musicians’ prospects and develops a huge range of skills at a crucial stage in their lives.

  • Lend your support to our programme of positive change for young people in Sheffield and the surrounding areas where our vibrant young players achieve great things through our annual programme.

  • Have a positive impact on those in your own locality, using the orchestra to stage inspirational concerts and engage schools and the community on your doorstep


Match Funding

  • If you offer match funding for staff who undertake charitable gestures, we can give them a rewarding and inspiring role to play in our fundraising activities.

If any of the above piques your interest please do get in touch with our Development Director, Gemma Wareham, at to discuss things further.

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