'I don’t think I would have had the courage to pursue a career in singing without Samling’s support and encouragement.' former Samling Academy tenor, Alex Banfield

Individual Giving

The North East receives just 0.9% of individual donations to the arts, compared with, for instance, 90% in London. Your support underpins every aspect of our work and makes all the difference to Samling. Here are some examples of how your donations can help us:

  • £100 covers the cost of ten school pupils to attend a Samling Academy ‘Taster Day’
  • £250 helps to provide a day of professional coaching for Samling Academy participants
  • £500 allows us to hire a piano for Samling Artist Programme events
  • £1,000 helps us pay for costumes and sets for our Academy Opera productions
  • £5,000 sponsors a Samling Concert, providing an invaluable platform for our young artists and introducing audiences to the ‘bright, emerging talent of the future’

‘Samling offers me an opportunity to support the development of outstanding young singers and pianists in a way that is unique in the UK. I love music, admire the team at Samling and am proud to do all I can to help the charity continue to develop.’
Jack Jeffery

To discuss how you might be able to support Samling further, please contact us on 01434 602885. Alternatively, you may like to make a donation using the form, below.