Become a Friend of Bristol Ensemble

Friends are our family of supporters who share our belief in the power of music and the role of the Bristol Ensemble in our communities. Friends pay an annual subscription and benefit from quarterly updates from our Chair and an invitation to our annual Preludes Music concert.

£35 Individual membership

£60 Joint membership

£180 Maestro membership

Become a Benefactor

Benefactors are the catalysts that enable the Bristol Ensemble’s development, supporting the orchestra and Preludes Music to grow artistically and in profile, capability and impact.

  • Bronze – £500 per year (individual or joint membership)
    • Priority notice on all concerts
    • Invitation to the annual Preludes Music concert
    • Regular communication about the Ensemble’s plans and priorities
    • Acknowledgement, if desired, on the Ensemble’s website and in our annual report
  • Silver – £1,000 per year (individual or joint membership)
    • As for Bronze, plus…
    • Invitation to an annual Benefactors gathering at an exclusive private venue, with performances by Ensemble musicians
    • Annual report on the impact of your donation
  • Gold – £2,500 per year (individual or joint membership)
    • As for Silver, plus…
    • Opportunity to purchase premium seats for concerts at late notice
    • Rehearsal access
  • Platinum – £5,000+ per year (individual or joint membership)
    • As for Gold, plus…
    • Bespoke relationship with the artistic and education team
    • Opportunities to sponsor players, tutors, education programmes or concerts


For more information or to discuss how your support can make a difference, please contact Molly Zoeller at Thank you.