Yorkshire Bach Choir Friends' Circle

Our Friends play a vital role in supporting the work of Yorkshire Bach Choir and we are delighted to offer three levels of patronage to our much-valued donors. In return for supporting the growth and continued excellence of our music making you will receive benefits including opportunities to learn more about the choir and to meet and interact with Peter Seymour and members of the choir. It is your chance to get involved in ensuring that Yorkshire Bach Choir continues to be one of Yorkshire’s most renowned and distinctive musical voices.

Handel Circle – £50 per year

  • 5% discount on tickets and subscription tickets sold through YBC Tickets*
  • An invitation to an annual Friends’ party where you can meet Peter and the choir
  • Optional donor recognition in Yorkshire Bach Choir Programmes and website
  • Complimentary copy of each concert programme
  • Advanced information about choir activities

Haydn Circle – £150 per year

  • 10% discount on tickets and subscription tickets sold through YBC Tickets*
  • 5% discount on CDs by Yorkshire Bach Choir and Yorkshire Baroque Soloists
  • An invitation to attend a rehearsal with the Yorkshire Baroque Soloists
  • Plus all the Handel Circle benefits*

Bach Circle – £250 per year

  • 20% discount on tickets and subscription tickets sold through YBC Tickets*
  • 10% discount on CDs by Yorkshire Bach Choir and Yorkshire Baroque Soloists
  • Reserved seating arranged at individual concerts on request
  • The opportunity to sponsor and meet a professional soloist.
  • Plus all the Handel and Haydn Circle benefits*

Terms and Conditions

Friends’ membership and benefits for the 2016/17 season are applicable from 1 October 2016 to 30 September 2017.

Donations received in the period June—September will be assumed to be intended for Friends' Circle membership in the following season (that is beginning in October), unless the donor indicates otherwise.

Friends’ membership is offered on an individual basis and discounts are only applicable to one individual. Individuals are welcome to join with their partners or spouses by completing separate forms. (Additional forms may be downloaded from the YBC web site, or requested by post.)

*Discounted YBC Tickets are available only by post from YBC Tickets through the address listed on our booking form and Friends’ Circle Membership form.

Please note the Friends’ Circle ticket discount is not available on tickets sold on the door of concerts or through the National Centre for Early Music. Limit one discount per Friend per concert/CD. Total discounts for each scheme are as stated under each individual Circle heading.

On signing up to the Friends’ scheme you agree to be signed up to Yorkshire Bach Choir's mailing list for concerts and promotions. Your details will not however be passed to any other parties. You will also be automatically acknowledged on our website and in concert programmes unless you indicate otherwise on the mebership form.

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We are grateful to the following people, and to others who wish to remain anonymous, for their generous donations to the Friends of Yorkshire Bach Choir Fund. The Fund makes a valuable contribution to maintaining the high standard of YBC concerts.

Mrs Anna Baldwin Dr M F & Mrs A Muers
Mr Frank Curtiss Miss S L Palmer
Professor & Mrs Tony Fell Mrs Jean Pengelly
Dr Jane Grenville Mr Colin Perrott
Dr & Mrs D Griffiths Professor Alan & Dr Anne Pugh
Mrs Joanna Heywood Mr F C J Radcliffe
Mr Alan and Mrs Diana Hitchcock Mrs A Rawlings
Mrs Felicity Hurst Mrs M Roberts
Mr & Mrs J C Lowe Mrs Lena Schibel-Mason
Mrs Dorothy Martin Mr Matthew Walker
Mr D J Martin Mrs Barbara Wills
Mr Robert & Mrs Katherine Mitchell  
Last updated 25/08/2016