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JOIN THE FAMILY

and help stage the 20th Leeds International Piano Competition

Why we need you…

The Leeds International Piano Competition has been discovering outstanding new talent for nearly 60 years. As a charity (no. 1073251), we rely on the generous support of like-minded individuals, businesses and trusts. Your contribution is absolutely vital and enables exciting young pianists to compete for one of the most transformative prize packages in the world. It also enables thousands of people to enjoy and engage with the piano through schools and community programmes. 

Become a Member

Join our sociable community of Members who are champions of our work. They are with us every note of the way, supporting our artists and providing the warmest welcome for our Competitors.

Become a Patron

Our family of Patrons believe in the extraordinary power of music and are passionate about our mission to inspire and engage people, in Leeds and around the globe. It is their support which helps us to be a world leader.

SONATA Member | £60/ Year

  • Priority booking for Competition events and Gala Dinner 
  • Invitations to Members-only events 
  • Complimentary souvenir Competition programme 
  • Subscription to Key Note newsletter 
  • Acknowledgement as Sonata Member in Competition programme

CONCERTO Member | £120/ Year

  • Priority booking for Competition events and Gala Dinner 
  • Invitations to Members-only events 
  • Complimentary souvenir Competition programme 
  • Subscription to Key Note newsletter 
  • Acknowledgement as Concerto Member in Competition programme

RHAPSODY Member | £180/ Year

  • Priority booking for Competition events and Gala Dinner 
  • Invitations to Members-only events 
  • Complimentary souvenir Competition programme 
  • Subscription to Key Note newsletter 
  • Acknowledgement as Rhapsody Member in Competition programme

IVORY Patron | £1,000 (£333 Year)

  • A personal relationship with The Leeds team and pianists
  • VIP priority booking for Competition events
  • 2 best tickets for International Rounds & Receptions
  • Access to VIP Competition Lounge at Leeds Town Hall
  • Invitations to Members-only events
  • Third opportunity to join Opus24 +£2k in Competition year to sponsor an individual Competitor
  • Complimentary souvenir Competition programme 
  • Subscription to Key Note newsletter 
  • Acknowledgement as Ivory Patron in Competition programme

*Patron memberships help support our triennial cycle by pledging an annual gift for 3 years.

EBONY Patron | £3,000 (£1,000/ Year)

All the benefits of being an Ivory Patron, plus:

  • 2 best tickets for one of the Competition Finals
  • Complimentary copy of new CD releases
  • Opportunity to experience learning & engagement projects
  • Second Opportunity to join Opus24 +£2k in Competition year

*Patron memberships help support our triennial cycle by pledging an annual gift for 3 years.

PLATFORM Patron | £9,000 (£3,000/ Year)

All the benefits of being an Ebony Patron, plus:

  • 2 best tickets for both of the Competition Finals
  • First opportunity to join Opus24 +£1k in Competition year
  • Signed copy of new CD releases
  • Invitation to Competition Gala Dinner with the Artistic Director, CEO, Jury & Competitors
  • Invitation to Competition Wrap Party with the winners
  • Personal invitation to selected rehearsals
  • Guided backstage tour, including medici.tv control room

*Patron memberships help support our triennial cycle by pledging an annual gift for 3 years.

If you would like to find out more, Jack Rush will be happy to hear from you…

The Leeds stands among the very top of prestigious piano competitions as is shown by the fact that the very best pianists worldwide all want to compete in it.

Daily Telegraph

MAKING AN IMPACT

Did You Know…

£50 is enough to purchase a Leeds Welcome Kit for one Competitor including a Competition hoodie microfibre piano cloth bottled water and snacks.

£250 is enough to provide a specially designed music workshop in a local school.

£1,000 is enough to provide an enhanced travel bursary to a Competitor who may be facing extreme financial hardship and otherwise be prevented from attending the Competition.

£3,500 is enough to cover the cost of hosting one Competitor at the 2021 Competition including accommodation travel and hospitality.

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