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Major Supporters


The New York Youth Symphony is grateful for the generous support from the following foundations, corporations, government agencies, and individual donors. These listings include contributions received between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018. 


Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation
The Anna Maria & Stephen Kellen Foundation
The McCutchen Foundation
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
The New York Community Trust
New York State Council on the Arts
Christine van Itallie
Rima Vargas-Vetter and Paul Ukena
Milan Vetter
The Vilcek Foundation, Inc.


Benson and Marcia Chapman
The Dibble Family
The Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation
Melissa Eisenstat and Jonathan Blau
The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation
Leslie and Johanna Garfield
The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation
Hold the Frog Productions
The Hyde and Watson Foundation
William and Sandra Kapell
Sung Yoon Kim
Leonard & Judy Lauder Fund
Robert J. Levine and Joan Mirviss-Levine
Phyllis and Slade Mills
National Endowment for the Arts
The Henry Nias Foundation
Susan and Kanti Rai
The Ted Snowdon Foundation
Jan and Marica Vilcek


The Amphion Foundation
The Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation
John and Peggy Jacobs Bader
Jacob and Etty Bousso
Bridgemill Foundation
Bettina Buss and Oliver Jakob
Rhea Graffman Cohen
Jacques & Emy Cohenca Foundation
The Aaron Copland Fund for Music
Magda Cruz and Carlos Sevillano
Michael DiYanni
Barbara E. Field and Seth Dubin
Jed Garfield and Karen Kodsi
Jephson Educational Trusts
Ruth Pachman and Don Fallati
Peter W. Park and Anita Szerszen
Robert and Amy Poster
Vladimir Sadov
Ian C. Schaefer
Erik and Cornelia Thomsen


Cecile Antier
J. Aron Charitable Foundation
The ASCAP Foundation
Liza and Joe Catino
The Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University
Fiduciary Trust Company International
Arlyn and Edward L. Gardner
Peter L. Kend and Katherine S. Wehrle
Leona Kern
Sarah Lee and Dave Stanke
David P. and Peggy Levin
Richard Oremus
Vanessa and Michael Marquez
Open Society Institute
Anne and Michael Ro
The Helena Segy Foundation
Kara Unterberg
Andrew Watson