If you do, we hope you’ll make a gift to ESYO today.
Why Support ESYO? You love music. You love kids. You like supporting the arts. You know that the arts are important to both our local economy and the quality of life in our community. And you know that the arts should be accessible to as many people as possible.
And that’s what ESYO is all about.
Your contributions allow ESYO to continue providing an unparalleled program of music education and performance opportunities - something ESYO has been doing with the support of the community since 1979.
Ticket sales and members’ tuition cover only about 40% of our operating budget; gifts from individuals, corporations,and foundations cover the rest.
We can’t do it without you.
How can you help? There are many ways . . .
- Come to a concert!
- Make a donation – fill in the form below. Click here to read about donor recognition and benefits.
- Include Empire State Youth Orchestras in your estate plans. Learn more about planned giving options here.
- Come to our fundraising/friendraising events such as our annual Playathon and gala.
- Buy a T-Shirt!
ESYO is grateful for the generous support of individuals, businesses, corporations, foundations, and government agencies, whose support of ESYO is so essential. Please click here to see a list of donors of gifts of $1,000 or more .
ESYO is a 501(c)(3) organization; donations to it are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. Please check with your tax adviser if you have questions concerning the deductibility of your gift to ESYO.