To assist in developing, generating and promoting awareness of orchestral music in greater Cape Town and surrounding areas in the Western Cape especially to the previously disadvantaged communities such that access to the participation in performances is ensured for all communities;• To raise funds to assist existing or potential orchestral players with specific emphasis on fostering the playing of classical music among the previously disadvantaged communities;

To support, through financial contributions and scholarships, deserving students especially from previously disadvantaged communities to further their musical and instrumental studies with a view to pursuing a professional orchestral career.

No profits or gains will accrue to any person and the funds of the Friends will be utilised solely for the above objectives.