Support Us

The Phoenix Youth Symphony benefits from the incredibly generous support of individuals, foundations, corporations and volunteers around the community which enables it to continue its tradition of delivering unparalleled musical experiences in Phoenix.

Phoenix Youth Symphony is a Phoenix Symphony Guild 501(c)(3) organization


Personal Giving

Support from individuals helps address the immediate needs of our programs and also ensures the future of the Phoenix Youth Symphony and classical music. We are convinced that the Phoenix Youth Symphony is one of the most positive forces in the Valley for our young people.

Your tax-deductible contribution is your strongest statement that you believe, as we do, in the value of these young musical ambassadors in our community and the future of classical music.


Matching Gifts

Many employers will match your gift, thereby doubling or tripling your impact on PYS.  Check with your employer to see whether it offers a matching gift program.  Often times, you will be required to submit a form to your employer with your donation amount and the date you made your gift.  Contact your employer about a Matching Gift.

Corporate Sponsorship

Your support of the Phoenix Youth Symphony Orchestral Training Program is important to the hundreds of talented young musicians who participate in the PYS Orchestral Training Program each year and the thousands who are privileged to enjoy their performances.  For more information on how your organization can partner with PYS contact Richard Gardner, Treasurer.

Planned Giving

You can leave a legacy or leverage assets to make a substantial gift to PYS through gift planning.  A planned gift can be as simple as inserting language into a will.  There are also other planned giving options available such as designation of PYS as the beneficiary of your retirement plan or life insurance policy.  We invite you to explore the Planned Giving icon below to learn more.  A planned gift is an extraordinary demonstration of generosity and conviction.

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The Phoenix Youth Symphony Organization is largely a volunteer organization. We are successful because of all the wonderful people who give of their valuable time and talents to make it a great organization.

We are always looking for new people to come along side and give us a hand. If you are interested in investing your time in the lives of these deserving young people we can find a place for you to help.

Contact Us To Volunteer


The Phoenix Youth Symphony’s publishes an annual souvenir Season Program, viewed by over 1000 people and featuring the over 250 students from throughout Maricopa County who comprise the Phoenix Youth Symphony String Orchestra, Symphonic Winds, Symphonette Orchestra, Percussion Ensemble and Youth Symphony.  The program highlights the events and concerts throughout the season. Take this opportunity to promote your business and/or congratulate these exceptional young musicians.

For more information and prices contact Stacey Page, Orchestral Training Manager

Fundraising Programs

Fry’s Community Rewards Program

Link your Fry’s VIP card to Phoenix Youth Symphony and PYS will receive a percentage of your purchases.  It’s an easy way to support PYS!

PLEASE NOTE: Before you can link your Fry’s V.I.P card to an organization, you must have an email address.

 STEP 1: Creating an Online Fry’s Account

**NOTE: If you already have an online Fry’s account, skip to #2

*Go to
*Select ‘Create an Account’.
*Under Sign-In information, enter your email and create a password. (Write down your email & password—will need it in step 2)
*Select ‘Use Card Number’.
*Enter your Fry’s V.I.P Card Number, last name and postal code.
*Under ‘Select Your Preferred Store’ enter your postal code.
*Select ‘Find Stores’.
*Choose your store then select ‘Create Account’.
*You will then be prompted to check your email for a confirmation email.
* Click the hyperlink in your email to finish creating your Online Fry’s Account.
*Continue to step #2 to register for the Fry’s Community Rewards Program of your choice.

 STEP 2: Register for the Fry’s Community Rewards Program

*Go to
*Select ‘Sign-In’.
*Enter your email and password then select ‘sign in’. (This will be the email and password you created in step 1)
*Select ‘My Account then select ‘Account Settings’ from drop down menu.
*Click ‘edit’ under Community Rewards. If prompted, enter personal information.
*Under Find Your Organization: Enter the NPO number or name of organization then select ‘search’. (81982)
*Under Select Your Organization: Select box next to your organization
*Then select ‘save changes’.
*If you have registered correctly, you should now see your organization information listed under ‘Community Rewards’ on your Account Summary page.

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Shop on Amazon and support Phoenix Youth Symphony (remember to login to your Amazon account at to ensure PYS gets the credit for your purchases.

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Our Supporters

The Phoenix Youth Symphony would like to thank the following corporations, foundations, businesses, for their generous support of the Orchestral Training Program, Music Memory Program and the Annual Young Musicians Competition and Scholarship Auditions.

Southwest Gas Corporation

William L. & Ruth T. Pendleton Memorial Fund

Freda Levine Scholarship Fund

Arizona Lottery  

Lincoln GIVES - John C. Lincoln Health Foundation

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