‘If there’s a better chamber orchestra in the world today, I haven’t heard it’ The Guardian
‘One of the most precise, cutting-edge virtuoso string ensembles to be found anywhere in the world.’ The Chicago Tribune

Become a Corporate Partner or a Patron of the Australian Chamber Orchestra and help us make our world-class music and music education accessible to audiences across Australia and around the world.

The ACO receives just 14% of its funding from government, and we rely heavily on corporate and private support for over 35% of our $12 million turnover. We value our corporate and private supporters highly and are immensely grateful for their support.

To enquire about supporting the ACO, please contact Katie Henebery, Philanthropy Manager, via or on 02 8274 3803.

Become a Corporate Partner

Become a Corporate Partner of the ACO and enjoy dazzling private events for key clients, targeted networking and business development opportunities and national promotional benefits in association with this world-renowned Orchestra.

Join the Chairman’s Council

Become a member of the ACO’s high profile Chairman’s Council, led by Guido Belgiorno-Nettis (ACO Chairman) and enjoy elegant, exclusive private events while you help us keep the ACO on the world stage.

Become a Private Patron

Become a Patron of the ACO with a fully tax deductible donation and help us to change lives and energise Australia’s musical future. 

Attend a Gala Fundraising Event

Join us for an exquisite private evening with the ACO in Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane and enjoy the ACO ‘up close and personal’, along with a delectable dinner and the finest of wines, while you help us to raise funds for our visionary National Education Program.

Instrument Fund

Invest in the ACO’s Instrument Fund and participate in the ownership of a bank of historic instruments from the Golden Age of violin making, including Australia’s only Stradivarius violin.

Make a Bequest

Join the ACO’s Continuo Circle by leaving a bequest to the Orchestra in your will. Give the gift of music, making sure the ACO plays on for future generations.