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 2020-21 season will begin with online sessions that will include sectionals, instrument-specific workshops, master classes, small chamber groups, and larger meetings.
Past Events › Youth Orchestra
The AYS opens the season with a special concert at the MAPS Air Museum in North Canton.Find out more »
The Akron Youth Orchestras will present a Winter Concert on January 27 at 3 p.m. at Tallmadge High School.Find out more »
The Akron Youth Orchestras will present their Side-by-Side Concert at the Medina Performing Arts Center.Find out more »
The Akron Youth Symphony and Music Director Eric Benjamin will present their Spring Concert on May 5 at 3 p.m. at the Tallmadge High School Auditorium.Find out more »
The Akron Youth Symphony will open the 2019-20 performance season with its Fall Concert on November 17 at 3 p.m.Find out more »
The Akron Youth Orchestras will present a Winter Concert on January 19 at 3 p.m.Find out more »
With the rapidly developing situation, and new information coming in quickly, we are cancelling Sunday’s Side-by-Side Concert by the Akron Youth Symphony and Akron Youth Philharmonic.Find out more »
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 July 1, 2019 and January 20, 2021.
Sustaining Sponsor $1,000+
Eric Benjamin and Melanie Baird
Mary E. Shirk Bevan Legacy Fund
Cynthia A. and Dr. Richard J. Flaksman
Vivace Sponsor $500-$999
William and Era Fedak
Christopher and Stephanie John
John and Ini Shin
Allegro Sponsor $250-$499
JeongHoon Choi and Bella Jung
Nicholas and Amy Valentine
Andante Sponsor $100-$249
Akron Symphony Guild
Mikki and Maher Atwah
George and Judy Gaiser
Christina and David Kamm
John and Paige Nicholas
Michael Williams and Heather Queen-Williams
Adagio Sponsor $25-$99
Mr. and Mrs. Ted Babich
Amy and John Gulas
Gordon and Shirley Williams
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.