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Did you know that tuition only covers about 30% of our operating costs? HPYS is made possible through the generous support of donors like you.


Interested in sponsoring a concert, ensemble, or season? Corporate and individual sponsorships are available and welcomed at multiple levels. Contact us for more details.

Please list here how would you like your company's name to appear on the HPYS website list of corporate sponsors, and in the 2020-21 concert programs

Our Donors

The HPYS encourages our supporters to check with their employers to see if they have an employee matching gift program.

Founder Level

$1000 or more

Caryl Gout & Philippe Guyot-Sionnest

Cindy Jurisson & Marty Buchheim

Peter Lane

Liliana Lark

Michele Seidl & Neil Shubin

Julie Shelton & Jeff Harvey

Kathryn Smous

Mark and Linda Diamond Shapiro 
Martha Van Haitsma & Gustavo Bamberger
Stacy & Robert Wallace
Paula Worthington & Bruce Meyer

Neal & Leroy, LLC

Composer Level


Dora Dinner
Grace & Jose Duarte
Katherine & Roger Huff

Teshera N. Hull
Lena Sullesta Jessen
Maria & Mark Kosanovich

Nancy Levner
Graham Lewis

Mary & Robert Naftzger
Lydia & Kenneth Polonsky
Amy Repp & Matthew Christian
Carol Robinson
Heather and David Schuster

Robert Sullivan

Green Mountain Financial Services

Conductor Level


Insa Blanke

Mayumi Fukui

Linda Greenberg Hanessian
Adrienne Hiegel

Timika Hoffman-Zoller
Kathleen & Gregory Mooney
Mary Naftzger

Elsa & Ronald Nichols

John Reppy
Chris & Earl Ronneberg
Carol Rubin & Stephen Kaplan
Carol Rugg
Sheila & Michael Schwartz

Matthew Sheppard & Maria Arrua
Laurie Butler & Michael Stein 

David Zoller

Evanston Cellars, LLC

Symphony Level


Duffie Adelson
Joumana and Fouad Baroody

Celia Brickman
Cynthia Shelhart & Bradley Brickner
Heather Linder & Tim Corpus
Barbara Flynn Currie
Sarah Dunn
Julie Getzels

Lisa & Dan Golden
Alexandra Jackson

Dr. Paula Jaudes

Miriam Kalichman
Lorraine Oakes
Progressive Beulah Pentecostal Chuch
Alexis & Andy Pruitt
Laila Rashid

Suzanne Resnick
Liz & Jeff Sharp
Jan Soltys
Elizabeth Taylor

Sophie Wang

Jonathan Wotman

Stephanie Xi

Pediatric Dental Health Associates

Overture Circle


Christine Albarran
Erma Anderson
Bree Andrews
Joanna & Brandon Barr
Dan Bender
Jem Betson
Daniel Calleri
Dongyao Ni & Hong Cao
Irene Claude
Edna Davion
Robert Despres
Xiang Di
Meredith Doda
Arly Duran
Kasima Farrakhan

Martin Felson
Jerry Fuenz
Paula A. Golden
Kyle Graha
Leila & Arthur Gray
Katie Handley
Mosea Shelhea Harris
Richard Holbrook
Susan Hong
Merring Keller
Bryan Kilfoy
Betsy Ko
Jacqueline Zanders & Dwayne Lawrence
Laura Liang

Ann & Thayer Lindner
Bronwyn Nichols & Raymond Lodato
Lilli Lui
Kenji M
Rina Magaric
Daniela Matei

Maria Millam
Elsa Nichols
Angele Parent
Alexis Pruitt
Billy Puckett
Maria Ramirez
Henri Reast
Marilyn Rhames
Elizabeth & Albando Rodriguez
Hamang Srikishak
Kristabel Stark
Lindsay Stosis
Norma Vandermeulen
Jujia Wen
Nicole Williams
Tucker Wilson
Audie Worma
Lindsay Wright
Lucy Zhang



Our Sponsors

Corporate Sponsors

Chris Watch Repair
G & F Driving School
Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference
Hyde Park Produce
Marian Realty
Metropro Realty
Sit Down Restaurant


David & Reva Logan Center for the Arts
University of Chicago Music
South Side Susuzki

In-Kind Donors

57th Street Hair Salon
57th Street Wines
AAA jewelry and Pawn
Alderman Leslie Hairston
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
Arrigo Enterprises, Inc.
The Art Institute of Chicago
Atalie Gitter Jewelry
Axel and Ivy Salon
Betty O’ Day Spa
Blue Plate Catering
Camelia Bakes
Chant Restaurant
Chaturanga Holistic Fitness
The Cheesecake Factory
Chicago Children’s Theatre
Chicago Cubs
Chicago Custom Cakes
Chicago Gem Lab
Chicago Park District, South Shore Golf
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago White Sox
CLNM LTD in Naperville
Cooper’s Hawk Restaurant
Coq d’Or/Drake Hotel
Daniel’s Jewelry
Danny Levy Jewelry
Diagem Inc Diamonds
Downtown Dental
Fabiana’s Bakery
Foster Stone Cutters
Goebbert’s Farm & Garden Center
Hakimian Gems
Harper Theatre Hyde Park
Hon. Barbara Flynn Currie
Hyatt Hyde Park
Hyde Park Animal Clinic
Hyde Park Art Center
Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Hyde Park Herald
Joffrey Ballet
The Revival
JP Trades
Keith and Annabelle Volgman
Kilwins Chocolates
L & A Studios
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Marge’s Still
Marsha’s Music Together
Medici on 57th
Mike Rosen Jewelry
Millers Supply Company
Modern Cooperative on 53rd Street
Motor Row Brewing
Museum of Contemporary Art
Nancy Krause Floral Design
Nandos Hyde Park
National Diamonds
House of Findings
Old Town School of Folk Music
The Gene Siskel Film Center
Piccolo Mondo Restaurant
Pollyanna Brewing Company
Quadrangle Club
Rajun Cajun
Ratner Athletic Center
Richard Hughes Hand Engravers
Robust Coffee
Royal Pearl
Senator Kwame Raoul
Shedd Aquarium
Sino and Son
Sod Room
Stella & Dot jewelry pieces
Super Soccer Stars
The Gage
The Promontory
The Silver Room
Tucker Jewelry
Vogue cleaners
Diamonds of South Africa
MJW Jewelery Repair
Quarto Publishing

August 12, 2020

HPYS receives one of the City of Chicago's CityArts Program Grants

Read the press release here.

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