Libera Boys choir

LIBERA Boys Choir seek partners looking for global appeal

LIBERA is a south London based boys choir, ages 8-16, with a well established global fan base, who have a unique sound that is instantly recognisable to their followers.  They have performed extensively overseas in such places as the Philippines, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Europe and the USA.

They have performed for the Pope at Yankee Stadium and on the Jay Leno show and recently recorded a live CD and DVD at the Washington DC Basilica of the Immaculate Conception for the US PBS network.  All of these concerts gather sell out audiences, particularly in the Far East, and consequently have a very high profile in these areas.

LIBERA is run as a registered UK & US not for profit Charity and comprises many part-time volunteers and a small cadre of full-time helpers, such as the Musical Director – Robert Prizeman, who is very well known in musical circles of all genres.  It is estimated that it costs circa £5000 per boy, per year to undergo the training and touring, which is gathered from concert ticket sales, but always falls short, hence this bid for sponsorship.

LIBERA’s profile in the world would be very useful to a sponsor with global aspirations, or an established presence, who would receive extensive advertising on concert programmes, CD & DVD covers as well as local TV networks and press in the countries that the choir visits.

Target Audience/Reach

Primarily male and female ages 30 to 90, who like classical music as well as choir music, both sacred and secular. Recently there has been a noticeable increase in younger audience members (6-25)

Date and Timings

LIBERA will be taking part in the World Youth Day celebrations in KRAKOW, Poland on 25-30 July followed by one concert in Germany on 2nd August. - Thereafter, the program of events is fluid depending entirely on gaining a good promoter to arrange concerts.

Key opportunity details

World Youth Day, Krakow, Poland is a major international event arranged by the Catholic Church (the Pope will be visiting one day) which creates a large gathering of Christian youth (18-35 but all are welcome) - Future concerts are yet to be arranged and could be anywhere in the World.

Features and Benefits

All sponsors receive concession tickets for concerts worldwide as well as prominent advertising in the concert programmes. In addition, sponsor's branding will appear on all CDs & DVDs issued during the tenure of sponsorship.

Investment

The ultimate aim is to achieve a total cash sponsorship up £250k per annum to cover the recruitment, training and touring of up to 45 boys.

Other Info

The Musical Director, Robert Prizeman is highly regarded in classical and sacred music circles. He is the Music Advisor for BBC TV's Songs of Praise as well as writing, arranging and conducting for LIBERA. He has been the driving force behind LIBERA for over 20 years now and is well respected by his contemporaries and the huge fan base his work has gathered - Other useful Links - http://worldyouthday.com/krakow-2016/event-schedule - http://www.schoenstatt.de/de/news/3226/112/Deutschland-Debuet-des-international-bekannten-Knabenchors-LIBERA-aus-London-in-Schoenstatt.htm

Sponsor Name: David Stephens

Location: London, Worldwide

Sector: Music, Children's Charities

Budget: Over 100k