Caplan Family and friends
Lisa and Stephen
We are accepting Sponsors now
for the 2020 Festival
(Subject to prior reservation)
Sponsors receive tremendous promotional benefit online, in print and onsite. And, they are generally treated like gods.
Contact us at email@example.com to let us know about your sponsorship interest. OR, simply give online or through the mail at 1264 Canterbury Drive, Alexandria, LA 71303.
PRESENTING SPONSOR. For a gift of $10,000 or more, we will use the following language in all uses: "Fifth Annual Sugarmill Music Festival, presented by xxx." Give today, and we start using it today, providing months of positive association.
DAY SPONSOR. For a gift of $2,000 (Friday) $3,000 (Saturday or Sunday), we will acknowledge the donor as a Day Sponsor, with recognition and benefits that last the full day.
EACH OF OUR NINE FESTIVAL CONCERTS can be sponsored. See Concert Schedule. Directed since 2016 by cellist and educator Paul Christopher of Northwestern State University.
FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS
Any student or any educator -- any college, any high school, any school. Free student admission allows students studying music, architecture, history, art and any other field to benefit from our unique and amazing weekend. And, it makes the Festival affordable for families, who only need to pay for adults. What a gift to share with our community. We ask $2,000 for this sponsorship.
FESTIVAL SCHOLARSHIP AND PUBLICATION
Directed since 2016 by musicologist Jackson Harmeyer(Masters, Univ. of Louisville). We ask $2,500. Your gift supports the publication of the Festival's extensive program notes and composer interviews. This sponsorship comes with a full-page, full-cover ad on the back cover of the 70-page program book.
SUGARMILL CAFE. Directed since 2017 by Cordon Bleu trained chef Jay Kohler of Shreveport. We ask $750, and you and a guest eat free all weekend! Sponsor cannot be an entity which competes with the Chef or his/her employer.
Led by architectural historian Sarah Norman Mason, we ask $500. Sponsor must be approved by Mrs. Mason.
PLEIN AIR PAINTERS. These are the artists you will see working live on site. We ask $500. The sponsor will be identified in our uses and will be verbally thanked at the time of the art auction. Sponsor's gift will support the Festival's purchase of artworks by the participating artists.
NACHTMUSIK CONCERTS. Our monthly Nachtmusik concerts can be sponsored for only $325 to 375 each and provides the sponsor with 10 tickets to introduce friends to the Nachtmusik experience. See monthly concert schedule.