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Oakland Youth Orchestras
P.O. Box 80186
Rochester, MI 48308                                                              
Contact: Joanne Walle
Executive Director
(248) 709-2877
ROCHESTER, MI, October 19, 2020 — Oakland Youth Orchestras, OYO, call for advertisers and sponsors.  Educating and enriching our students’ lives through music could not happen without the generous support of our community and extended OYO family of supporters.
At our core, we believe that music education and enrichment should be accessible to all therefore we endeavor to keep tuition affordable for families and, as well, offer need-based tuition aid through SCORE.
Tuition covers approximately 60% of operating expenses. We rely on sponsors and donors to further support our orchestra program and enable OYO to offer quality music education to the Detroit Metro Area.
OYO is proud to announce that we have received operational support grants during our Virtual OYO season from Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs and Oakland County Small Business Relief Grant, as well as a PPP Loan.
This year, in light of the pandemic, Virtual OYO Concert Program advertising is being offered at reduced rates. We invite you to join supporters, past and present, that have helped OYO become the premier program it is today!
Your season advertising will include both digital and, if in-person, professionally-printed program in full color: Programs will be distributed to our virtual and in-person audiences at seasonal concerts, as well as all chamber concerts and outreach events throughout the metropolitan area.
All ads in digital programs may have a link to a desired website. Full-page advertisers will be featured in social media posts throughout the season. All half-page ad level and up advertisers will have their business logo and website link on our website which is viewed by over 17,000 visitors each season.

Advertising deadline for the Fall Concert is October 30, 2020. Advertising for the Winter & Spring concerts is available as well. To advertise in our program see our Support page:

OYO also offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities. A sponsorship provides you with visibility of your name brand across numerous media platforms and audiences. If no existing option fits your needs, we will collaborate to design a unique program just for you! To become an OYO Sponsor see:
We also accept donations of any kind and through AmazonSmile. With your support, OYO can present and provide: 4 orchestral performances, assistance with tuition, private lessons, and instrument rentals to underserved students through our SCORE program, expert guest artists and educators, solo and small ensemble performance opportunities throughout southeastern Michigan and chamber ensemble classes and concerts.
About Oakland Youth Orchestras
The mission of OYO is to inspire student musicians by providing an exceptional orchestral experience to public, private and home-schooled students in a premier orchestra program.
OYO facilitates student musicians to progress in their music abilities under the tutelage of highly qualified conductors with extensive performance and music education backgrounds.
OYO has been educating and enriching youth through music since 1975. OYO is a four-tiered orchestra program (Studio String, String, Philharmonia and Symphony Orchestras) serving over 350 students in grades two through twelve from Oakland, Macomb, St. Clair, Genesee, Lapeer, Macomb, Oakland, Sanilac, St. Clair, and Wayne counties.
OYO is supported in part by grants from the Michigan Council of the Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as Corporate and Foundational Support from Oakland University School of Music, Theatre and Dance, the Flagstar Foundation, the Community Foundation of Greater Rochester, AmazonSmile, Kroger, and Meijer.
For more information or to schedule an interview with the Executive Director of Oakland Youth Orchestras, contact Joanne Walle, (248) 709-2877 or

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