You can expand your reach by advertising with us while also supporting Tone Cluster.  This is a great way to help this vibrant community choir while building recognition of your business or service among our faithful concert goers.

Advertising Details for Tone Cluster’s 2017/18 Season Programme

Advertising with Tone Cluster this season couldn’t be easier. Whether for one concert or four, full colour or shades of grey, rates are reasonable, the audience diverse, and the programs interesting and entertaining.

Below you will find the specifications and ad rates. Securing ad space in all four concert programs will give you the greatest reach and visibility, while also helping Tone Cluster the most. Show Tune Showdown is usually a sold out performance with up to 800 people – a great way to expand your customer base.

Contact us for more information:

Tone Cluster Advertising Rates: 2017-2018 Season

A la carte

Package Deals

Size and Orientation

Individual Concerts (each)

Show Tune Showdown

Regular 3 Concert Season

Season Plus Show Tune Showdown

Business Card (B&W)





Half Page (B&W)





Full Page (B&W)





Front or Back Inside Cover (colour)





Back Outside Cover (colour)





Full Page Inserts





Colour and Format

  • All ads placed within the programme are printed in black and white.
  • The front and back covers are printed in colour.
  • Please submit your finished artwork as a high quality PDF or JPG file (300 dpi or higher).  The choir will not perform any additional design work to create the advertisement.

Billing Specifics

  • Advertisements for single concerts are billable on a per event basis.
  • Package Deals (3 Concerts) are billable up-front for the season.

Advertising Due Dates

Upon Another Midnight Queer

Radio Cluster

Show Tune Showdown

Queer as Folk (Music II)
Reserve ad space

Nov 12, 2017

Mar 4, 2018

Mar 18, 2018

May 13, 2018

Provide artwork

Nov 19, 2017

Mar 11, 2018

Mar 25, 2018

May 20, 2018

Concert date

Dec 2, 2017

Mar 24, 2018

April 7, 2018

June 2, 2018

Flexibility within Package Deals

  • Change in content for Package Deals is allowed as long as the content is submitted by the event due date (see above).
  • Upgrading to a larger ad is permitted, with a pro-rated increase in the advertising fee. Downgrading the ad to a smaller size is permitted, but no refunds will be issued.

TC Advertising Size Specifications

Size and Orientation

Width (in.)

Height (in.)

Business Card (Horizontal only)



Half Page (Horizontal only)



Full Page



Full Page Insert



Front/Back Inside Cover



Back Outside Cover



Note:  These measurements are maximums.  Typically, ads are a bit smaller:
for example, a typical Half Page Horizontal ad is most often 4.5” W x 3.5” H.

TC Advertising Insert Specifications

If your organization would like to place an insert for advertising with Tone Cluster, the following guidelines apply:

  • Insert sizes must be no larger than 5” wide x 8” high to ensure they fit into the printed programme
  • The advertiser is responsible for all costs and logistics associated with producing the insert
  • Only one insert will normally be allowed per programme, so please reserve your space early to guarantee availability.

To view or download a PDF copy of our advertising details click here: tc-advertising-letter-and-details-2017-2018
Please note that you need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer to access the PDF version of this document.