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Become a Lead Pioneer

From £1,000 per year, or £83.33 per month                                      

Help us to break new artistic ground, and enjoy a close relationship with us

As a Lead Pioneer you have the option to direct your support to the area of our work that interests you:

  • Choose from a range of new commissions
  • Make a contribution to a ground-breaking new project
  • Partner a world-class Principal Player

Alternatively, leave us to allocate your donation where it is needed most.

In recognition of your support, all Lead Pioneers will receive:

  • Special access to early rehearsals for chosen concerts and projects over the season
  • Regular opportunities to meet our players and attend open rehearsals
  • A close involvement with your chosen area of support during its progression
  • Invitations to selected receptions surrounding premieres of new commissions
  • Special access to early rehearsals for selected concerts and projects over the season
  • Annual accreditation in the London Sinfonietta e-newsletter
  • Opportunities to attend composer talks and events
  • Acknowledgement in our season brochure, concert programmes and on the London Sinfonietta website
  • Opportunities to meet our players throughout the season
  • A quarterly newsletter and regular updates on the progress of London Sinfonietta projects and commissions

Partner a Principal Player

As well as the Lead Pioneer benefits above, if you choose to partner a Principal Player you will receive:

  • The option to invite your musician to perform at a private event or special occassion*
  • Affiliation with your chosen musician on our website and in print
  • The opportunity to build a special relationship with your chosen musician
*If any other musicians (such as accompanists) are required, we kindly ask Lead Pioneers to cover their fees
. The commercial value of the solo recital is up to £191. The balance of £809 is a suggested voluntary donation and therefore eligible for Gift Aid.

The following Principal Players are currently available to support: 

Gareth Hulse oboe
John Orford bassoon
Simon Haram saxophone
Byron Fulcher trombone
Alistair Mackie trumpet
Helen Tunstall harp
David Hockings percussion

See details of how else you can support below:

PIONEER join us in making new music from £35 per year
CREATIVE PIONEER choose your area of support from £200 per year
ARTISTIC PIONEER commission your own Sinfonietta Short from £500 per year

Contact us

If you're interested in becoming a Lead Pioneer, please contact:
Sam Delaney
Individual Giving Assistant