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Major Supporters


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


The Booth Ferris Foundation
Michael and Emilie Corey
Sandra and William Kapell
The Anna Maria & Stephen Kellen Foundation
The McCutchen Foundation
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
New York State Council on the Arts
National Endowment for the Arts
Christine van Itallie
Rima Vargas-Vetter and Paul Ukena
Milan Vetter
The Vilcek Foundation, Inc.


Rose M. Badgeley Residuary Charitable Trust
Bridgemill Foundation
Benson and Marcia Chapman
The Dibble Family
Michael DiYanni
The Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation
Albert Eisenstat
The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation
Leslie and Johanna Garfield
The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation
The Hyde and Watson Foundation
Sung Yoon Kim
Robert J. Levine and Joan Mirviss-Levine
Phyllis and Slade Mills
The Henry Nias Foundation
Susan and Kanti Rai
The Ted Snowdon Foundation
Jan and Marica Vilcek


Amphion Foundation
Cecile Antier
The Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation
Dani Bedoni and Gonzalo Rodriguez Matos
Jacob and Etty Bousso
Bettina Buss and Oliver Jakob
Bridgemill Foundation
Rhea Graffman Cohen
Jacques & Emy Cohenca Foundation
The Aaron Copland Fund for Music
Cory Garfield
Elaine and Edward Eisen
Melissa B. Eisenstat and Jonathan Blau
Fay and Manuel Fernandez
Barbara E. Field and Seth Dubin
Cory Garfield
Jed Garfield and Karen Kodsi
Jephson Educational Trusts
Ruth Pachman and Don Fallati
Peter W. Park
Robert and Amy Poster
Susan and Elihu Rose
Vladimir Sadov
Ian C. Schaefer
Erik and Cornelia Thomsen


J. Aron Charitable Foundation
The ASCAP Foundation
Georgette Bennett and Leonard Polonsky
Magda Cruz and Carlos Sevillano
The Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia University
Susan Ennis and Owen Lewis
Ann Kapell
Leona Kern
David P. and Peggy Levin
Richard Oremus
Pearl Pell
David and Claudia Repper
The Helena Segy Foundation
Sara Schieffelin Residuary Trust
Jack and Mary Tassini
Andrew Watson