Support the Wales International Academy of Voice

The Wales International Academy of Voice(WIAV), work with a select number ofsingers from around the world, under the directorship of the renowned Welsh tenor Dennis O’Neill CBE and artists of national and international standing.

We welcome any and all support generously given by individuals and businesses, be that one off gifts or annual donations. Financial and in-kind support better enables us to provide our students with an enhanced learning experience, starting them firmed
footed on their career path, in this increasingly fast paced and demanding profession.

There are a number of ways you can support the Wales International Academy of Voice and our talented young students. For individuals there are various levels of support that can be offered. You can become a friend of WAIV and, amongst other things, enjoy advance booking for all WIAV concerts or alternatively become a Patron and have the opportunity of hosting a performance from our accomplished students at a venue of your choice.

The Wales International Academy of Voice is very fortunate to have a network of Friends who are keen to help and support our singers. The WIAV Friends Society provides updates on academy news and concerts, as well as helping to raise funds to support the Academy and those students who may need financial assistance for their studies.

By joining The WIAV Friends Society, you will be supporting some of the world’s finest young performers and contributing
to their success. Membership also offers the following advantages:

  • Advance booking for all UK WIAV concerts
  • Opportunities to attend Friend’s events and social occasions
  • Invitation to selected closed master classes
  • Discounts for selected concerts

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Becoming a benefactor or patron of the Wales International Academy of Voice offers you the opportunity to help us provide the very best professional experiences for our students to support their development bygiving them access to the most accomplished visiting artists while also supporting special events and annual concerts.

Both the annual Benefactor and Patron donations can be made in monthly payments. For further details about payment options and more information about becoming a Benefactor or Patron please get in touch


 

Benefactor – £500 annual donation 

As a benefactor you will receive the following advantages:

• Advance booking for all UK WIAV concerts
• Opportunities to attend Friend's events and social occasions
• Invitation to selected closed master classes
• Discounts for selected concerts
• Acknowledgement of support in all concert programmes
• Invitations to attend exclusive behind-the-scenes events


 

Patron – £1000 annual donation

As a Patron you will receive the following advantages:

• Advance booking for all UK WIAV concerts
• Opportunities to attend Friend's events and social occasions
• Invitation to selected closed master classes
• Discounts for selected concerts
• Acknowledgement of support in all concert programmes
• Invitations to attend exclusive behind-the-scenes events
• Two Patron tickets to the WIAV annual gala concert
• Opportunity to host a performance from our accomplished students at a venue of your choice.

One off donations are equally gratefully received, large or small, all donations or offers of in-kind support make a real difference to our students. We are always appreciative when our students and supporters raise funds by undertaking sponsored activities or events in the name of WIAV. For information about fundraising please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

By remembering WIAV in your Will, you will ensure a legacy of world class operatic training in Wales. Any amount is welcome, small or large, as well as other legacy gifts. You can change your mind at any time and as the University of Wales Trinity Saint David is a registered charity your bequest is not subject to inheritance tax. You can decide what your bequest should be used for specifically, or you can leave a bequest without restrictions which can be put to use in the area of most need at that time.

For our corporate sponsors we can develop bespoke sponsorship packages tailored to meet your business needs. There are opportunities to sponsor annual concerts, gala evenings and special events. Depending upon your sponsorship package you and your business could receive the following recognition and benefits:

Gold Package -
Annual sponsorship of £1,000

• Invitations to select rehearsals/masterclasses
• Guest invitations to the annual concert and special events
• Access to corporate discount tickets
• Logo featured on printed material and press releases
• Prominent name and logo recognition during the event (on signage and/or supertitles:
• Special editorial profile on your company in concert programmes
• Logo and name recognition on WIAV website with hyperlink

Diamond Package -
Annual sponsorship of £2,000

Gold Package plus:
• Opportunity to feature products at WIAV concerts/events
• Concert or events dedicated in the name of your company
• VIP priority ticketing for season subscriptions, single tickets, and seating improvement
• Invitations to special events with visiting artists and directors
• Opportunity for our accomplished students to perform at an event and venue of your choice


You can also support our annual gala concert and other special events by donating goods and services in-kind. Depending upon you donation package you will receive advantages such as:

•Logo featured on printed material and press releases
• Prominent name and logo recognition during the event (on signage and/or supertitles)
• Opportunity to feature products at WIAV concerts/events
• Concert or events dedicated in the name of your company

WIAV attracts the highest level of young Opera singers from the UK and Internationally. Scholarships provide an opportunity for talented students to study at WIAV who may not otherwise be financially able to.