Become a Patron

By giving a regular donation as a Patron from as little as £50 a year, not only will you have access to exclusive benefits, you will also make a tangible difference to what we do. 

Supporter Patron - £50 single, £75 joint
—Priority mailing of the season brochure
—Acknowledgement in programmes and on our website
—Subscription to our exclusive ‘behind-the scenes’ Patron newsletter

Overture Patron - £120 single, £150 joint
Supporter benefits
—Priority booking for promoted concerts in Manchester
—Exclusive access to open rehearsals

Suite Patron - £240 single, £300 joint
Overture benefits
—Invitation to see a Learning & Participation project in action

Concerto Patron - £360 single, £440 joint
Suite benefits
—Invitation to meet members of the executive management team – an opportunity to discuss the music and the orchestra’s plans

Symphony Patron - £500 single, £700 joint
Concerto benefits
—Invitation to season finale post-concert drinks reception with the orchestra, artistic team and soloists
—Opportunity to become a joint chair endower with another Symphony Patron


Become a Patron Today

Fill in and return the Patrons form here

For more information, get in touch with Paul Davies, Head of Communications & Corporate Partnerships on:
T: 0161 226 8696


Other Options

The Guest List - £1000 single, £1500 joint

Joining ‘The Guest List’ gives you unique access to our musicians and exceptional artists, allowing you to experience Camerata behind the scenes.

Sponsor a Musician - £1000+

Build a lasting relationship with your favourite musician and support Manchester's finest creative talent.

Symphony Patron benefits
—Invitation to lunch with Bob Riley (CEO) and your chosen musician – an opportunity to discuss the music and the orchestra’s plans
—Invitations to meet your chosen musician before concerts
—Invitation to our exclusive ‘season preview’ launch event
—Accreditation in our monthly e-newsletter and promotional emails to audience members and stakeholders


Individual Supporters

Honorary Life Patrons

Margaret Campbell Smith
Fay Campey
Michael Grindrod
Richard & Luci Howarth
Joyce Kennedy
Nicholas Kraemer
Jonathan Price
Ron Robinson
John Whibley

Major Gifts 

Geoffrye Shindler OBE (UpClose & Mozart Recording)

Chair Sponsors

Kathy Arundale (Paula Smart & Daniel Storer)
Nexus Steel Trading Ltd - Dave Caine, Managing Director (Helen Quayle)
Nigel & Joan Hirst (Hannah Roberts)
Charlotte & Ian Kavanagh (Gemma Bass)
Sara Naudi (Adi Brett, Leader)
Ralli Solicitors (Rakhi Singh)
Stephen & Jane Sorrell (Amina Cunningham)
Gill Williamson (Sophie Mather)

The Guest List

Stephen & Jane Sorrell (Founders)
Ben Caldwell
John & Sarah Davnall
Eileen Eastwood
Helen Freeborough
Helen Gilman & Malcolm Pitcher
Rachel Haugh
Mr Vikas Shah & Mrs Rachael Shah
Sue Webster
John Williams

Special Gifts

Leader, Adi Brett plays a 1752 Guadagnini
violin kindly on extended loan to Manchester
Camerata by Jonathan Moulds CBE

New Music Patrons

Kathleen Baker & Michael Grindrod


Mrs Vivienne Blackburn
Sir Douglas & Lady Brown 
Steve & Lindsey Cottam
Mr & Mrs C S M Graham
Mr Pete Frost & Mr Steve O'Hare  
Mollie Marshall
Squire Patton Boggs  


Anonymous x 1
Christopher & Gill Burt (Colne)
David & Shelia Cook
Paul Durham
Dean Hughes
Richard & Elaine Johnson
John Pantall
Jim & Zelda Pickup
Moira & Alan Watson
Dr Kathleen Whale 
John & Helen Whibley
Sheila Williams



Anonymous x 3
In Memory of Roger Bogg
Dr Martin Bourne In Memoriam
Ron & Mildred Brocklebank (Ulverston)
Maxine Buchanan
David Cairns OBE
Margaret & Bryan Campbell Smith
Dr & Mrs R O Colclough
Sir Rhys & Lady Davies
Pat & John Gregson
Joyce Kennedy
D M Kloss
Elisabeth & Bernard Lawrence
Mr John Parsons
Colin & Judy Pickthall (Ulverston)
F. Russell
Mrs Jane Taylor
David S. Walton
Robbie Wolfson 


Anonymous X 6
Dr Susan Barber
John Blanshard
Fiona Chen
Paul Dundon & Jim St. Ruth
Mary Eminson & Chrissie Verduyn
E. J. Elvish
Jackie Fisk
Dr & Mrs J. Flynn
Chris Hirst
Richard & Luci Howarth
Hugh & Val
David & Veronica K
Dr V R Kimber (Stafford)
Pauline Leaver
Jeremy Lefroy (Stafford)
Dr Marion Liss & Barrie Liss OBE
Dr Pamela Lorimer
Tim Mitchell (Colne)
Keith & Fay Naismith
Eve Pope (In Memoriam)
Bob Riley
Chris Sharp
Dave & Karen Shield
Professor & Mrs Tallis
Ann Walker
David & Anthea Warner




Anonymous x 12
Claire Barlow
John Barrat
Professor D. J. Bell
Jonathan Linn & Tineke Bosma
Gerard & Dorothy Cambridge
Caitlin Camm & Nanna
Mrs P Coombs
Bill & Norah Corlett
Martin David
Mr Graham Day
Martin Dixon
Paul Dundon
Peter J. Eccles
P&S Edwards
Dr David & Dr Brenda Evans
Matt & Jo Freeman
Mrs Barbara Goodman
Dr. M. Hartford (Ulverston)
Frances Hine
Jean & Bryn Hughes
Patricia Kettle (Stafford)
Peter Kurer
Dr E Lam
Dr Daniel Lamont
Mr & Mrs W Longmore
Pat Margiotta
Tom & Jan McBride
Barry & Sue McKenzie
Jacynta McMahon
Sheila Moulds
Audrey Newsome (Stafford)
Beatrice Ordman
Jeanne Partridge In Memoriam (Stafford)
C Rayner
Megan and Derek Richards
M Robinson
June & Gordon Robson
Anne Rowlinson
Dr Susan Shawcross
Dr Caroline Spencer-Palmer
Krys Stankiewicz
Dr Susan Thompson
Edward and Margaret Wood
Mr John Watson
Karey Wardhaugh & Kate McCabe 
Andy & Elaine Wilkinson
Janet Wolff
Anne & Andrew Worrall (Stafford)   


We wish to thank everyone who has supported Manchester Camerata through a bequest. Gifts given in this way make a huge difference to the future of the orchestra and ensure that we are able to continue entertaining, uplifting and educating for many, many years to come.



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