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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 January 1, 2018 and January 4, 2019. 


Frank and Lydia Bergen Foundation
Peter Cott* and Kenneth Leedom*
The Anna Maria & Stephen Kellen Foundation
Sung Yoon and Alex Kim
The McCutchen Foundation
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
The New York Community Trust
New York State Council on the Arts
Rima Vargas-Vetter and Paul Ukena
Milan Vetter
The Vilcek Foundation, Inc.


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
William and Sandra Kapell
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
Christine van Itallie
Jan and Marica Vilcek


The Amphion Foundation
Cecile Antier
The J. Aron Charitable Fund
The Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation
John and Peggy Jacobs Bader
Jacob and Etty Bousso
Bettina Buss and Oliver Jakob
Benson and Marcia Chapman
Rhea Graffman Cohen
The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, Inc.
Eileen Sollar Eisen
Albert Eisenstat
Barbara E. Field and Seth Dubin
Cory Garfield
Jed Garfield and Karen Kodsi
Jephson Educational Trusts
Ann Kapell
Ruth Pachman and Don Fallati
Peter W. Park and Anita Szerszen
Robert and Amy Poster
Vladimir Sadov
Ian C. Schaefer
Erik and Cornelia Thomsen


The ASCAP Foundation
Bridgemill Foundation
Liza and Joe Catino
Magda Cruz and Carlos Sevillano
Michael DiYanni
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
Vanessa and Michael Marquez
Open Society Foundations
Terence Pender
Anne and Michael Ro
The Helena Segy Foundation
Kara Unterberg
Andrew Watson

* Deceased