Updates & Sponsorship


In addition to the agreed  collaboration with New College Oxford recital series for Oxford undergraduates studying music. the DYMF has now secured a Collaboration with Clare Hall Cambridge Music Society for a series of recital concerts to commence from October 2024. Three of our award winners will perform for the Music Society and paid for their recitals. 

There will be fresh auditions for a DYMF prizes specific to the New College Recital Hall Series where the winners get to perform a recital at the New College Recital facilities.  This commences in October 2024.

The DYMF has also engaged in a partnership with the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest to run a second brass series competition in October 2024. 

The first was such a success. that the DYMF has agreed with Tamas Palfalvi that he will mediate all future series auditions and concerts. 

Sponsorship Options


The DYMF has attracted several event sponsorships since its creation in 2021.

These include Redgate, Yamaha Music London & Charles Tyrwhitt Ltd.

Each year the DYMF expects to hold a concert, and a number of recitals to celebrate those aspiring young musicians who have won an award or prize which assists them with provision of tuition or an instrument to enhance their professional and artistic development.

Concerts consist of a group of professional musicians working and performing with the winners in a selection of works. The concert will include the formal presentation of those awards to the winners who will showcase their music skills.

The DYMF has a four-tier approach to sponsorships based on previous commercial engagements.

A direct financial donation to support future awards. No limit.

Purchase of a musical Instrument or contribution to private music lessons. £1000 Min.

Headline sponsorship of the concerts for one year. (Between £5000 and £10,000 depending on venue and orchestral numbers required.)

Sponsorship of one or more concerts between £2000 and £5000 to assist with productions costs, transportation and accommodation of young artists.

Financial donations carry the following benefits:

2 VIP seats to a future concert. Meeting the artists, program acknowledgement printed and on the DYMF Website plus Social Media exposure.

Sponsorship of a Concert includes all the following.

6 VIP seats for a future concert.  Meet artist’s post-concert. Program acknowledgement and promotion on the DYMF Website and Social Media Platforms and news articles.

The headline sponsor will receive prominent recognition on all posters and programs and in interviews with the DYMF. Staff Encouragement to participate in the organisation of concerts and nurturing of the winners.

Donations are encouraged to meet one of the three award categories and costs below.

£300 covers a Bursary for one term, £600 for two terms.

£500 covers a second prize winner for one term. £1000 for two terms.

£800 covers the 1st prize award for one term. £1600 for two terms.

The DYMF thanks you for your consideration and support.

To discuss the options please contact the DYMF by email at:admin@dymf.org

Garth White. DYMF Secretary.



Media Coverage

Cambridge Independent 9,10.11.12 August 2021 & February 2024

Cambridge Live, Cambridge Radio 105 Live 2021/22

BBC Radio Cambridge 2021


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