Sponsorship

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2016-17 Sponsorship Opportunities

Our programs flourish thanks to our generous sponsors, and we are very good at saying thank you! We look forward to exploring the best ways to make the most of your investment in ACG.

Major Concert Series

Date
Description
Series
Amount/Sponsor
2016-17 Presenting Sponsor International H-E-B
Oct 15 Pepe Romero International Savarez
Nov 2 Tomatito FlamencoAustin David & Sheila Lastrapes
Nov 2 Tapas Reception FlamencoAustin Doug Marcis & 30 Degrees North
Nov 12 SoloDuo International Michael & Carol Fields
Jan 14 Thibaut Garcia International Available, $2,500 – $5,000
Feb 18 Guitars Under the Stars Education Gala Available, $3,000 – $12,000
Mar 4 Bandini-Chiacchiaretta International Available, $2,500 – $5,000
Apr 29 Beijing Guitar Duo International Available, $2,500 – $5,000

All major concert events, with the exception of our Education Gala and FlamencoAustin concert, will take place at the state-of-the-art, 1,200-seat AISD Performing Arts Center. Sponsorships and printed program advertisements may be combined for package discounts and may be scheduled or paid in installments.

Other Concert Series

Date
Description
Series
Amount
2016-17 Season Sponsor Classical Cactus Savage Classical Guitar
2016-17 Snack Sponsor Classical Cactus Primizie
Various Event Sponsor Austin Guitar Salon $500/event

Program Sponsorships

Please inquire about program sponsorship. Our wide ranging community-based programming includes education programs serving nearly 4,000 diverse kids in more than 50 area schools, curriculum development and teacher training at a state and national level, scholarship programs, outreach artist residencies, community ensembles, and much more.

Partial sponsorships begin at $5,000; full sponsorships vary by program.

Program Amount/Sponsor
Guitars in Schools Available, please inquire
ACG Youth Orchestra Fulfilled 2016-18 (Dr. Michael Froehls)
Composer in Residence Available 2016-17 (Partially fulfilled; The Benavi Family)
Performance Engagement Fulfilled 2016-17 (Carl Caricari & Margaret Murray Miller; Bill & Mary LaRosa)
The Lullaby Project Available 2016-17 (Partially fulfilled; Dr. Ted Held)
Juvenile Justice Available 2016-17 (Partially fulfilled; Sue L. Nguyen Trust)
Braille Music Repository Available, please inquire
Adopt-a-School Available, please inquire
Free Lessons Initiative Available, please inquire
Summer Teacher Training Fulfilled 2016-17 (Savage Classical Guitar)
ACG Ensemble Festival Fulfilled 2016-17 (Savage Classical Guitar)

How We Say Thank You

ACG thanks are personal, heartfelt and high-impact. Here are some general guidelines for how we say thank you in each sponsorship area. We look forward to talking about what works best for you.
Print: Recognition in concert programs, brochures, and lobby signage
Online: Recognition on ACG website, blog feature, and social media posts
Spoken: Thanks from the stage
*Tickets: Four premium tickets for partial sponsors, 10 premium tickets for exclusive sponsors
*Complimentary sponsor tickets are optional and may be waived, increasing the fair market value (tax-deductibility) of your contribution.

Relationships

Most people only see the front-end of ACG – the concerts – but for me the real action happens on the educational side. ACG’s Youth Orchestra will have a huge impact on the youth who participate, providing them the opportunity to play with others and perform publicly, opening their eyes to the possibilities of music. – Dr. Michael Froehls, ACGYO Sponsor
For More Information Please Contact:
James Fidlon
James@AustinClassicalGuitar.org or 512-300-2247