YES!  I want to support LYO!

CHAIR SPONSOR — $100 Do you have a son or daughter, niece or nephew, or a grandchild who is a part of the LYO team? You can help support them making a gift in their honor for the season. Benefits include a listing in each Braveaux, the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra’s program magazine.
SECTION SPONSOR — $250 Perhaps you played the trumpet as a child, and now you want to support the whole trumpet section of one of our ensembles! You may sponsor any section you would like within the strings, woodwinds, brass or percussion. They can all use their own cheering sections! Benefits include the above listings, plus vouchers (2) to the BRSO Masterworks or Chamber Series.
CONDUCTOR SPONSOR — $500 Support the leader of your student’s ensemble as he/she encourages and coaches young musicians to higher levels of artistic excellence. Benefits include the above, plus a special self-parking pass for BRSO events.
GUEST ARTIST SPONSOR — $1,000 This is a unique opportunity to bring an artist teacher from abroad to work with LYO musicians through master classes and coaching. Providing our students with excellent guidance is one way to help them reach their full potential. Benefits include the above, plus complimentary valet parking for BRSO Masterworks concerts and invitation to private Masterworks “Green Room” receptions during intermission(when available).
CONCERT SPONSOR — $5,000 Now that the LYO performs at the River Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, we have the opportunity to reach an audience far larger than before! A concert sponsorship allows you to “own the day!” Benefits include the above, plus vouchers (6) to BRSO Masterworks or Chambers Series, an invitation to engage world class artists from the 2015-2016 Season at exclusive BRSO house parties and public recognition from the stage at the LYO concert.
SERIES SPONSOR — $15,000 Let it be known that you support music education for all the young musicians of Baton Rouge and the surrounding parishes by having your name on the Louisiana Youth Orchestra Concert Series. Benefits include the above, plus listing in all promotional materials for the LYO, vouchers (10) to BRSO Masterworks or Chamber Series concerts and a special message in Braveaux.

Special thanks to 2015-16 LYO Season Underwriters: Chau and Wilson Wang, Tena and Chas Roemer and Tom and Brooke Yura, pictured with LYO Music Director, David Torns

Special Thanks to 2015-16 LYO Season Underwriters:  Chau & Wilson Wang, Tena & Chas Roemer, Deborah Todd and Brooke & Tom Yura, pictured with LYO Music Director, David Torns

For more information on how you can support LYO or to make a gift, please contact

Miriam Overton, Director of Development           225.400.0339

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