By giving to the Berkeley Ensemble you are making an invaluable contribution to its work both in performance and education. Your support will enable the group to bring to life creative projects and concert series that provide an important platform for neglected music. You will also be a direct contributor to education projects which aim to bring the joy of live chamber music into schools and into the hearts of young people.
As a registered charity (no. 1145392) the Berkeley Ensemble can claim Gift Aid on donations from UK tax payers; simply tick the appropriate box on the application form, available below.
Become a Friend
As a Friend of the Berkeley Ensemble you will enjoy greater access to the music and what goes on behind the scenes. Discover how we take our music to new audiences, both on the concert platform and through education projects, and how we are striving to illuminate those corners of the chamber music world that can be neglected.
There are three levels of Friendship for you to choose from…
All Berkeley Ensemble Friends receive the following benefits: All benefits of being a friend, plus: In addition to the friends’ benefits we would arrange in consultation with you to:
All Berkeley Ensemble Friends receive the following benefits:
All benefits of being a friend, plus:
In addition to the friends’ benefits we would arrange in consultation with you to:
Become a Player Patron
£1,000 + per year:
- Assign your contribution to sponsor a player’s chair.
- Direct contact with player twice a year and regular news about the ensemble through the newsletter.
- Acknowledgement in all self-promoted Berkeley Ensemble concert programmes and other printed material as appropriate (optional).
- One 30 minute lesson with your sponsored player for you or someone of your choice.
- Advance schedules of Berkeley Ensemble performances around the U.K and abroad.
- Invitations to interval and post-concert receptions to meet musicians and other friends at selected concerts.
Please Contact John Slack if you are interested in becoming Player Patron – firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Berkeley Ensemble is supported by:
Jane and Stephen Ainger
Katherine Arnold and Adrian Harris
Michael Berkeley CBE
Jan and David Bonar
Elizabeth and James Mann
David and Brenda Shilladay
Kathryn and Nigel Slack
John R. Veale