Friends of Prometheus
Prometheus Orchestra is a registered charity. Our Friends’ donations and associated Gift Aid form a vital part of the Orchestra's core funding.
The contributions of our Friends go directly to promoting concerts. They help cover the costs of orchestral fees, concert venue hire, soloists’ fees, marketing and programme costs.
Friends and donors are acknowledged in our programmes and other publicity unless they prefer to remain anonymous.
Friends donations are categorised
If you would like to support Prometheus Orchestra through sponsorship or by any other means then please contact Edmond Fivet on 01728 454992.
£75 to £100
over £100 to £500
over £500 to £1000
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The Charitable aims of the Orchestra are...
'The advancement of the arts, in particular the art of music, and the development of public appreciation of such arts by the provision of facilities for the presentation of public performance and the giving of concerts and recitals'
Prometheus Orchestra is committed to...
- PROMOTING concerts of the highest quality
- GIVING stylish performances of the classical repertoire and showcasing new works
- ENABLING a range of highly trained musicians to work together in a professional environment, with appropriately generous rehearsal time
- ENGAGING aspiring soloists to perform with the Orchestra
- PERFORMING concerts in accessible venues at reasonable prices
Prometheus Orchestra received a grant from The Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust in 2013 to support two performances of Vaughan Williams’ Oboe Concerto.
The John Lewis Partnership contributed to the first Prometheus Orchestra concert at The Apex, Bury St Edmunds in 2015. And a generous individual Friend made a personal donation to cover the hire cost of The Apex.
Prometheus Orchestra received grant funding from The Foyle Foundation in 2016 -2017, which enabled the orchestra to expand its marketing and commission a new website.
Prometheus Orchestra is available to hire.
Prometheus Orchestra has been engaged by the William Alwyn Trust to play at every William Alwyn Festival (www.williamalwyn.co.uk/festival) since the first one in 2011.
If you are interested in hiring the orchestra, please contact the Orchestra Manager, Liz Fivet.