Show your support for us from the very start
Become one of our Founding Partners

We invite you and your company to join us on our journey. Just like any successful business, years of expertise are the foundations of our new venture and drive our entrepreneurial spirit.

We have exciting opportunities for sponsorship packages that can be tailored specifically to your company’s needs, depending on what’s most appropriate for you, your brand, and the area in which you’d like to help us grow.

són Founding Partner

For a limited time only… Become a són Founding Partner right at the start of our adventure. Your company and brand will be associated with són – a high-quality, inspiring cultural organisation – from the very beginning. Everything we do throughout our opening season, from concerts to education programmes, will bear your company name & associated logos. This involves visible branding on all online & print marketing, on the són website (including prominently on the home page), promotional material, direct marketing, social media channels & associated campaigns – and even on our concert stage as we perform and live-stream.

Read on to find out what we can offer you in return for your support. Or click here and start a discussion straight away with a member of our support team.

What we can offer you

The opportunity to associate your brand with music and culture at the highest-level
A visible way of showing your company’s close involvement with són – the UK’s newest professional orchestra – and of demonstrating your firm’s deep connection with the arts and art education
The chance to offer staff and clients a potentially unique experience, not only at our concerts, but at associated functions, and for són to develop customised hospitality events for your business
 Appeal directly to our audience, ensuring demographically-tailored information reaches its target
Options to link-up with our education and outreach work across the region, showing your support for our projects with young musicians, helping us to inspire children and nurturing tomorrow’s musicians and artists.

són is the first and only professional orchestra in Southampton – a culturally reborn city in one of the most artistically rich regions of the UK. Seize this chance now and add your support to our mission. Together we can shape the musical future of the south.

You can also support individual són events.
Become a Project Partner or a single Event Sponsor
in any of these areas


Commission new music

Help us commission a new piece from a leading composer. Your support could help create a masterpiece – with your name, or brand enduringly associated with it. són is deeply committed to the future of all music, and your contribution could pave the way for the next Mozart or Max Richter

són - Southampton's new professional orchestra

Sponsor our world-class soloists

Assist us in engaging a fabulous soloist, by sponsoring their appearance at a live concert – and associated education projects, too. Play a part in exposing the són audience to top-tier music-making, as well as inspiring the young musicians of tomorrow

Two young musicians about to perform in "Little Swans" - a són education event

Support our education work

Work with us to create an inspiring són | education, són | masterclass or community outreach project – building musical bridges throughout the community, and encouraging young musicians everywhere


Fund a recording project

Support us as we develop a major recording project, perhaps in conjunction with a new music commission, one of the other areas above – not only spreading the talent of són further, but increasing the appeal of new music and your own connection with it

If you’re interested in any of these options, and would like to discuss things further, please email our support department. We’d be delighted to hear from you.