Akron Youth Orchestras

Youth Orchestras

Akron Youth Symphony

The Akron Youth Symphony is one of the oldest youth orchestras in Ohio and is the flagship ensemble of the Akron Youth Orchestra program.

Akron Youth Philharmonic

Akron Youth Philharmonic is dedicated to building the technical and musical skills of young musicians and to provide the opportunity to perform in a full orchestra with peers.

Akron Youth Orchestra Concerts

The Akron Youth Symphony’s 2022-23 season will begin in September with sessions that will include sectionals, instrument-specific workshops, master classes, small chamber groups, and larger meetings.  Auditions for the new season will be held in May.  

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities are available to support the Akron Youth Symphony and the Akron Youth Philharmonic. Our thanks to the many generous individuals, companies and foundations whose gifts of support enable the Akron Youth Symphony and Akron Youth Philharmonic to provide opportunities for our students to experience educational and musical excellence.

This list recognizes donors whose gifts were received between September 1, 2019 and July 12, 2021. 


Akron Symphony Guild
Mikki and Maher Atwah
Eric Benjamin and Melanie Baird
Daniel and Joan Fedak
Cynthia A. and Richard J. Flaksman
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Gaebelein
George and Judy Gaiser
Katie Lee
Carolyn Mackey
Michael Miller
Mr. & Mrs. John Roebuck
Dr. Yumei Song
Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas Valentine
Jan Weaver
Ziyi Wu


All donors will be listed on the Akron Symphony Orchestra’s website. All donations over $100 will receive an Akron Youth Orchestras Supporter yard sign

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, contact the Symphony Office at 330.535.8131.