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Our education programs are widely recognized as national models and are replicated by cultural institutions across the country and the world.

A gift to the New York Philharmonic’s Education Fund has never been more valuable. The challenging economy continues to threaten programs for lifelong learning in our schools and communities as we maintain our commitment to educational programs. Your support makes it possible for our programming to reach more than 56,000 students, parents and teachers all over the tri-state area, as well as millions more online through and

In 2012-13, when dwindling resources continue to threaten programs, we remain committed to providing free or heavily subsidized educational programs to the broadest range of individuals. These programs include:

  • The School Partnership Program, serving over 3,200 3rd through 5th grade students in 14 schools that are at risk of cutting back on music education

  • The Young People’s Concerts, the longest running concerts series for young people in the country. These sell out concerts are kept affordable thanks to Education Fund gifts

Please make a gift today.

$100 provides curriculum materials and CDs for a School Partnership Program classroom
$150 purchases recorders and percussion instruments for a School Partnership Program classroom
$250 provides a Philharmonic musician to coach a student ensemble
$500 supports the professional premiere of a child’s composition
$1000 sponsors an interactive in-school concert by the Teaching Artists Ensemble
$2000 subsidizes an entire classroom’s experience at the School Day Concerts


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(212) 875-5381

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Your gift to the New York Philharmonic Education Fund has the power to change young lives and build new generations of music-lovers ... a priceless gift indeed.

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Special Thanks to our Supporters

Donor Recognition

Thanks to all of our donors!

Programs are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
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