December 9, 2020

The Hyde Park Youth Symphony Board of Directors is hosting a virtual Gala evening to support youth, music and the arts — and you are invited!

Interested in sponsoring the Gala?

Thank you!

Gala Sponsors


Signature Sponsors ($2,500+)

Michele Seidl and Neil Shubin

Champions ($1,000+)

Conlon Public Strategies

Peter and Erin Lane

Lilliana Lark

Mark and Linda Diamond Shapiro

Host Committee ($500+)

Joumana Fawaz-Baroody

Caryl Gout and Philippe Guyot-Sionnest

Hsiao-Wen Chen and Randall Landsberg

Arts Circle

Carola Kupfer

Emlyn Eisenach
Charlene Olson

Silent Auction Donors

Chicago Custom Cakes
Erielle Bakkum Photography
First Aid Comics
Fuga Centro Salon and Spa
Hotel at Midtown
Hyde Park Art Center
Precision Piano Services
Quadrangle Club
The Space
Trader Joe's


Julia Book

Caryl Gout
Linda Hanessian
Jeff Harvey
Jill Ingrassia-Zingales
Cindy Jurisson
Jasmine Kalia
Hope Lee
Susan Levitin
Sidney Mau
Thomas Propson
Michele Seidl
Linda Diamond Shapiro
Lindsay Wright

Celebrated as a leading interpreter of great classic and contemporary works, violinist Rachel Barton Pine's performances combine her innate gift for emotional communication and her scholarly fascination with historical research.

HPYS Board of Directors

Linda Diamond Shapiro, Gala co-chair
Michele Seidl, Gala co-chair
Shanett Coleman-Sarr
Caryl Goût
Jeff Harvey
Timika Hoffman-Zoller
Kathy Huff
Teshera Hull
Cynthia Jurrison

Peter Lane
Francine Lynch
Lorraine Oakes
Heather Schuster
Liliana Sekula-Lark
Theodora Shih
Kathryn Smous
Alicia Wilson-Ahlstron


Artistic Director

Matthew Sheppard

Executive Director,
String Orchestra/Preparatory Strings Conductor

Lindsay Wright

Donate today and support the Hyde Park Youth Symphony.


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