Our new album will be studio-recorded and will focus on the great British Dance Bands of the late 1920s and 30s - including a toe-tapping selection of songs in superb 'period' musical arrangements, performed by the PDO's marvellous musicians and singers.
Please help us by sponsoring this special project. If you would like further information before contributing, please contact us.
Funds are held in a dedicated account and in the unlikely event that we don't meet our target, your contribution will be returned to you.
1) BRONZE Pledge £30: receive a copy of the new CD by post, as soon as it's released.
2) SILVER Pledge £80: as per option (1) above, plus your name as a benefactor in the new album's booklet.
3) GOLD Pledge £150: as per option (2) above plus two tickets to a special event* featuring The PDO during 2019 /20.
4) PLATINUM Pledge £400: as per option (3) above plus an invitation for you and a guest to attend a reception at the above-mentioned event, with musicians and singers of the orchestra. Your name will also appear as a 'generous benefactor' in the new CD's sleeve.
* daytime or evening TBC
Please choose your preferred sponsorship option from the drop-down menu below:
If you prefer to pay by cheque, please make it payable to 'The Piccadilly Dance Orchestra' and contact us for a postal address.
Funding is for:
Recording studio + engineering (including mixing & editing);
Album design (including front cover, back cover, liner note insert, disc artwork);
Musical arrangements and transcriptions from original 78rpm recordings;
Production & manufacturing of physical albums;
Our aim is to raise £8,000. If we raise more than this, we may be able to add more musicians such as violins and an additional sax, trumpet and trombone to some of the recording sessions.
Sponsors will be kept informed about the album's progress by email. Thank you in advance for your support!