Corporate Sponsorships

Chicago Tyagaraja Utsavam (CTU) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting Carnatic music in the USA. We actively support students, teachers and amateurs of all ages to learn, perform, master and propagate this ancient and contemporary classical art. Throughout the year, CTU sponsors high quality concerts by visiting artists from India as well as by artists based in the USA.

Chicago Tyagaraja Utsavam relies on your continued support to organize various events around the year including the Memorial Day Music festival.

Please see the various options available below for sponsoring CTU events and activities. For additional information and questions, please send an e-mail to ctu {dot} sponsor {AT} ChicagoTyagarajaUtsavam {dot} org.

TypeAmountDescription
Festival Sponsor$25,000Sponsors all three days of the Memorial Day Music Festival. Announcements made to an audience of more than 600 before all major events. There are two to three events each day.
Day Sponsor$7,000 to $10,000 per day Sponsors one of the three days of the Memorial Day Music Festival. Announcements made to an audience of more than 600 before each major event on the day of the sponsorship. There are two to three events each day.

(Day One no longer available for 2018)
Competition Sponsor$6,000Sponsors the Annual CTU Music Competition. Announcements made to an audience of more than 600 in the auditorium before the competition and the Prize Distribution ceremony.
Children's Badge and Memento Sponsor$5,000Sponsor’s name printed on the lanyards provided to each performing child. Sponsor’s name will be printed on the single token gift provided to each performing child during the Festival.
Event Sponsor$3,000Sponsors an event. An event can be a music concert or dance performance. There are up to four events each day. Announcements made to an audience of more than 600 in the auditorium before the sponsored event occurs.
Magazine Patron$2,500 Color advertisement of the sponsor's choice on the back cover of the Tyagaraja Vijayam CTU Magazine distributed to attending families. One per magazine.
(No longer available for 2018)
Magazine Sponsor $1,750Color advertisement of the sponsor's choice on the inside back cover of the Tyagaraja Vijayam CTU Magazine distributed to attending families. One per magazine.
Magazine Advertiser $1,000 Black and White advertisement of the sponsor's choice on the last page of the Tyagaraja Vijayam CTU Magazine distributed to attending families. One per magazine.
Pamphlet Sponsor $2,000Color advertisement on one side of the 6-sided CTU Pamphlet mailed to over 1200 families directly to their residences in the beginning of May every year.
(No longer available for 2018)
Pamphlet Advertiser$1,500Single page one-sided black & white advertisement on regular white or colored paper that is mailed as an insert along with the CTU Utsavam pamphlet to over 1200 families directly to their residences in the beginning of May every year. One advertisement per envelope. Advertiser to provide 1200 printed copies
All-day Electronic Display$1,000 per dayElectronic display(s) at auditorium entrance
Periodic Electronic Display$300 per dayElectronic display(s) in Dining Hall
Field Trip Sponsor$500 - Local venues

$1000 - Distant venues
Payment of applicable admission charges for a CTU Field Trip to a point of interest usually in combination with a CTU practice session for one of the group performances. Sponsorship usually is for the applicable admission charges for CTU trained children and one accompanying parent. Sponsorship may include transportation charges for venues that are more than 100 miles away from Chicago, IL. Sponsors can distribute a branded gift item of choice to the attendees as long as they are conform to CTU guidelines.