NYYS Alumni at Benefit Gala


With such depth to its programming, it's clearly the city's preeminent training institution. But it's also a great artistic vehicle. Many of the professional musicians trolling the city's top stages got their start [here]... -The New York Sun

Since its inception in 1963, the New York Youth Symphony has strived to create the future music citizens of the world through our world class music programs. Whether alumni go on to have careers in music or other profession, we hope that their experience with the New York Youth Symphony's programs they have gained a deeper appreciation of music that will stay with them throughout their lives.

Alumni can support the organization in many ways including organizing fundraising events, volunteering in the office, sharing information to friends about concerts, attending concerts, making donations. Please contact the Administrative Office via email or phone at 212-581-5933 if you would like to become involved in any way!

Alumni Profile

The friendships, connections, and experiences developed at the New York Youth Symphony can last a lifetime, and we are proud to see alumni of our organization going on to do great things. We are committed to building our alumni community, and we would love to hear from you. Share your story, and have it featured on our website as an Alumni Profile!

If you would like to include your profile please send us the following information:

  • current photo 
  • your occupation
  • the program/years in were a member of the New York Youth Symphony
  • a short statement about what your experience was like and the highlight of your participation in the program.

If you would like to send a video please contact us via email and we will send you the specifications of how to submit your video!