Core Funders

The DSO gratefully receives core funding from:

Creative New Zealand
Dunedin City Council
Otago Community Trust
University of Otago

Become a Sponsor or Partner

Good corporate citizens enjoy a higher profile, customer loyalty, staff and client engagement while helping to secure long-term benefits for the DSO and the music loving community. Find out more by sending us a message via the contact form at the bottom of this page.

There are several ways you can enjoy a greater connection with your Orchestra while also receiving special benefits.

DSO Sponsorship Options

Conductor’s Podium

  • 20 complimentary tickets in any combination for any of the Series concerts.
  • Recognition of your individual investment or business logo alongside Principal Guest Conductor photo.
  • Meet the Conductor after the concert.
  • Priority booking privileges for special events.

Concertmaster

  • 16 complimentary tickets in any combination for any of the Series concerts.
  • Name and business recognition with name or logo under the Concertmaster’s photograph and page, your logo on the DSO website.
  • Priority booking privileges for special events.

Concertmaster Tessa Petersen: Our grateful thanks to 2021/2022 sponsors Carmel Walsh and Simon O’Neill ONZM.

Principal Musician

  • 14 complimentary tickets in any combination for any of the Series concerts.
  • Recognition with your logo/name under the sponsored Principal Musician’s photograph, on the Sponsorship acknowledgement page, and linked logo on the DSO website.
  • Priority booking privileges for special events.

Our grateful thanks to our 2021 Principal Musician Sponsors: Donald and Stella Cullington (Principal Flute), Agincourt Holdings (Principal Cello), Dr Alan Wright, Neurologist (Principal Clarinet), Anonymous x1

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Stewart Caithness Gray Optometrists
Principal Viola
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Principal Oboe

Musician Partnership

  • 6 complimentary tickets in any combination for any of the Series concerts.
  • Recognition with your logo/name under the sponsored Musician’s photograph, on the Sponsorship acknowledgement page, and your linked logo on our website.

Our grateful thanks to our 2021 Musician Sponsors:

Jane Bokser and Colleen Townsend: Cello Player                                         
Double Bass Lloyd Williams

Other Corporate Opportunities

Corporate Partners

Working together supporting our performances to engage with audiences and build deep connections to local communities.

Corporate Membership

  • 10 complimentary tickets in any combination for any of the Series concerts.
  • Recognition of your business featured in a montage of sponsor logos in our series programmes, and your linked logo on our website.
  • Priority booking privileges for special events.

Get in touch to explore options for a tailor-made package.

Our grateful thanks to our 2021 Corporate Members:

Oakwood Properties.
Amity Health Centre.
Cook North and Wong
Ross Dowling Marquet Griffin

 

Concert Naming Rights Sponsor

Naming rights are available for both International Series concerts and Matinée Series concerts. Get in touch to explore these options for celebrating your organization’s special event or anniversary.

  • Annual Concert Series Sponsorship.
  • Three International Series Concerts.
  • Two Matinee Series I and 2 each including an Afternoon and Evening concert.

Benefits include: VIP Guest Hosting, Complimentary Tickets, Exclusive Function Area. High profile concert publicity exposure especially throughout Dunedin and Otago to enhance brand awareness and your logo. Publicity to all the DSO’s community, corporate supporters, local and government funders and audiences through the Orchestra’s communications to a database of over 3500.

Options for your Organisation are varied for commercial opportunities or one-off events. We can work closely with you to develop a mutually beneficial partnership.

We thank Webb Farry Lawyers  for sponsoring our Ode to Joy (June 2021) International One concert.

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We thank Forsyth Barr for sponsoring our Matinee Series concerts for 2021.

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 Gifts-in-Kind

In-kind donations provide a product or service in a mutually beneficial sponsorship. We would love to explore the unique opportunities available to your company.

Our grateful thanks to our 2021 Gifts-in-Kind donors:

Distinction Dunedin Hotel.
Better Moves
Emersons Brewery.
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Advertising

A great way to communicate directly to our DSO audiences.

We offer advertising space in the Dunedin Symphony Orchestra’s concert programmes. Choose to place your advertisement in Black & White inside the programme or in Full Colour either inside the back cover or on the outside back cover.

Our grateful thanks to our 2021 Advertisers:

Bezett J T Jewellers & Watchmakers

Trusts and Foundations

The DSO acknowledges the generous support from:

A.C.E Shacklock Charitable Trust

Sargood Bequest.
Bendigo Valley Sports & Charity Foundation.
Dunedin Casino.

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