Become a Benefactor

Donate Today

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

Updated November 2020

$1000 or more

Jeff Harvey and Julie Shelton

Cynthia Jurisson

Peter and Erin Lane

Liliana Lark
Michele Seidl

Linda Shapiro

Braxton D. Shelley

Kathryn Smous

Martha Van Haitsma and Gustavo Bamberger

Composer Level


Armstrong Fine Art

Meggan Friedman and Sam Valenzisi

Hsiao-Wen Chen and Randall Landsberg

Caryl Gout and Philippe Guyot-Sionnest

Aaron Dinner and Theodora Shih

Green Mountain Financial
Joumana Fawaz-Baroody
Kathy and Roger Huff

Liliana Lark
Nancy Levner
Peter Hull
Teshera Hull

Heather and David Schuster
Network for Good

Conductor Level


Carola Kupfer
Emlyn Eisenach
Linda Hanessian
Matt Sheppard
Mayumi Fukui
Ronald Nichols and Elsa Nichols
Timika Hoffman-Zoller
John Reppy
Martha Van Haitsma and Gustavo Bamberger
Mary Naftzger

Symphony Level



Kathryn Smous
Lisa and Dan Golden
Michele Seidl
Michele Seidl
Marilyn Creswell
Steve Robinson
Alexis Pruitt
Christianne Ronneberg
Kathryn Smous
Sorin Matei
Alexis Pruitt
Charlene Olson
Sophie Wang
Nancy Levner


Overture Circle


Kasima Farrakhan
Daniela Matei
Lorraine Oakes



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.

Donate today and support the Hyde Park Youth Symphony.


915 E 60th St #217

Chicago, IL 60637, USA


773 236-1347


©2019 by Hyde Park Youth Symphony.