Support Motor City Brass Band
Motor City Brass Band depends on YOU, our friends and donors, to continue providing the terrific brass band music we've all come to enjoy. There are many ways for you to support the band. Browse through the tabs below for more information on how you can help, and THANK YOU for your support!
- Our Supporters
Motor City Brass Band Corporate Support Opportunities
We invite you to partner with the Motor City Brass Band as a supporter for our upcoming season.
In addition to supporting a truly unique and entertaining program of shows, Motor City Brass Band sponsorship provides a variety of benefits including visibility and access across print, web, and live audiences.
Choose one of the opportunities below, or work with us to design a unique support program to fit your needs. Options range from concerts in the park, homecoming, in-school clinic/concerts, senior programs, church and community center events, beginner student instruction, youth band, brass days music camps and instruments.
Upcoming events requiring support:
- MCBB 2019-2020 Concert Series
- Horns & Howls (October 27, 2019)
- Sounds of the Season (December 15, 2019)
- Motor City Festival of Bands 11 (May 10, 2020)
- Summer Shamrock (June 14, 2020)
Concert Co-Support: $500 each (up to five Supporters)
You will be recognized:
- On our website with a link to your company website
- On 1,000 postcard mailing
- In all press and marketing materials
- With signage prominently displayed at each sponsored concert
- In programs distributed at the sponsored concert
- In all MCBB contributor lists
You will also receive ten complimentary tickets to the sponsored concert
Exclusive Concert Support: $2,500
Exclusive concert sponsorship includes all the benefits of co-support plus the following:
- Forty additional complimentary tickets to the supported concert
- An exclusive pre or post-concert event for your guests featuring musicians and refreshments
Underwrite a Guest Artist: $1,000
Guest Artist support includes all the benefits of concert co-support plus the following:
- Ten additional complimentary tickets to the supported concert
- An exclusive pre or post-concert event for your guests featuring guest artist and refreshments
Support a Musician: $250 - $3,000
Benefits commensurate to support level:
- MCBB Musician: $250
- MCBB Section Leader: $400
- MCBB Music Director: $3,000
Show your support by selecting your favorite section leader, band member, or Craig Strain and make a gift to sponsor him/her for the entire season!
Sponsorship levels are as follows:
- Band member support: $250
- Section leader support: $400
- Music Director Support: $3,000 (May be shared among multiple individuals)
How the Musician Support Program works:
- All band members are available for support.
- Support is recognized for the remainder of the 2019-2020 subscription season.
MCBB Musician Supporter Benefits
Donors receive the following benefits:
- Grateful acknowledgement in the season programs
- Recognition signage displayed at upcoming performances
- Complimentary tickets to MCBB’s performance on either October 27 or December 15
- Invitation to a donor reception after the concert on June 14, 2020
|Shane Tucker, cornet||Connor Heinle, baritone||Toby Kmet, Eb bass|
|Jennifer Kmet, tenor horn||Liz Goulet, trombone||Patricia Fisher, percussion|
|Mark Stephens, euphonium|
|Patrick Echlin, soprano cornet||Debra Kuptz, flugelhorn||Bona Opatich, euphonium|
|Lucas Liska, cornet||Lydia Arnosky, tenor horn||Randy Safford, Eb bass|
|Eric Campbell, cornet||Chris Witting, tenor horn||Brian D'Annunzio, Bb bass|
|Hayley Kadlec, cornet||Amere Horton, baritone||Lazarus Kmet, Bb Bass|
|Joe Robertson, repiano||Bob Clark, trombone||Matthew Bossuyt, Bb bass|
|Burr Huntington, cornet||Paul Yee,Trombone||Albert Williams, Jr., percussion|
|Martin Slominis, cornet||John Martin, bass trombone||Evagene Wellman, percussion|
|Tom Hitchman, cornet||Alisia Chmielewski, percussion|
|Brian Turner, cornet|
Support Music Director & Conductor Craig Strain, for $3,000*
Support MCBB’s front man in part or in full. Donors of $200+ receive the same benefits as Musician Supporters, shown above, including special recognition at the June 14, 2020 donor reception
MCBB has several CD recordings available for your purchase. Just click the Add to Cart buttons to purchase one or all of these items. You will be taken to the PayPal web site and a secure server to complete your purchase. All amounts are in USD and shipping is by USPS Ground.
|Take the band with you wherever you go with these CD recordings!
The cost for each individual CD is $15.00 with $2.50 shipping and handling for each order.
| After Five
| Irish Spectacular
|* Celtic Renaissance||** Tyler Duncan|
|Sounds of the Season
Measure for Measure
MCBB Plays The Classics
Thank you to our many donors who have supported us over the last 20 seasons. Your generous donations are important to the band, and are greatly appreciated.
Business & Corporate Support
Leadership Circle - $1,000 and above:
Platinum Level - $500 - $999:
Gold Level - $200 - $499:
Silver Level - $100 - $199:
Mr. & Mrs. Amer and Cynthia Aboukasm
Bronze Level - Up to $99: