Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra is an independent charity; we receive no national or local authority funding.  Our day to day activities are financed by members’ subscriptions, so we are reliant on our own fundraising efforts and the generosity of our Friends and supporters to enable us to put on concerts, run regular intensive coaching sessions and workshops, and to provide bursaries to those in need.

Here are some of the ways in which you can support the orchestra:

Become a Friend 

For an annual subscription of £50, Friends enjoy a range of benefits including priority booking for all our concerts and one free ticket a year. To join, download and fill in the form here and return it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Friends of SYO

Anna & Gabriel Abulafia Zuoke & Joel Acha The Berkes Family
The Bryg Family Natasha Cheesman Elaine Cheng Whitehead
Trevor & Cathleen Cole Rachael & Adam Cooper The Dawes Family
The Dazeley Family Kasumi & Gustiaman Deru Mr & Mrs Raymond Douse
The Downer Family Mark & Margaret Elliott Peter Farthing
The Gilchrist Family Howard Gough Stephen & Naomi Grant
Julian & Marina Hardwick The Hazel Family Professor Kevin & Mrs Kana Jones
Alex & Anna Koh and Family Mandy Lehto & Uwe Hillnhuetter Yijuan Li
Renata & Richard Kemp Julia & Andrew Mackinder A N McKerron Heese
Sarah & David Melville Ali & Bridget Merchant Sarah Morrison & Nick Byrne
Hilary & Adam Newth The Nunn Family Rachel & Justin Oglethorpe
Haakon & Imogen Overli The Parvataneni Family Lucian Roberts
Mr & Mrs David Rudd  The Sibbald Family The Sivanithy Family 
Amanda & Paul Smith Geoff & Rosie Sprackling Lisa & Duncan Tennent
Matthew & Alison Tonge Cathie & Tony Tsoukkas Freddie & Salome Wepener
The Wright Family Rebecca & Nicholas Yates The Zee Family
Andrew Zolinsky Eight anonymous

Corporate Support

To discuss how your company can become involved with the orchestra, please contact our chairman Bridget Merchant at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  
We are grateful to the following companies for their support during our 2017/8 season.

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