Saturday, March 11, 2023
Wu Tsai Theater, David Geffen Hall

Celebrate the Art of Improvisation at our Family Benefit. Join us for an afternoon of engaging activities geared towards families. Etienne Charles & Creole Soul make a triumphant return to the NY Phil to create a space for joy and collaboration for music lovers of all ages.

Join Us

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For more information or to support the Family Benefit, please contact Hillary Beson at


1:00 PM YPC Overtures: music-centered activities for the whole family
2:00 PM Concert

Jerry Hou, Conductor
Etienne Charles, Host
Etienne Charles & Creole Soul, Ensemble

Etienne Charles Selections from San Juan Hill: A New York Story

Festive celebration follows on the Leon and Norma Hess Grand Promenade

Benefit Committee


Laura Chang and Arnold Chavkin
Samantha and James Davidson
Sarah Jane and Trevor Gibbons
Christopher and Caitlin Kellen
Baily and Nate Kempner
Susan and Elihu Rose
Mary J. Wallach

We are grateful to our Fun at the Phil: Family Benefit Supporters

Suzan Gordon
Chelsea Kuo and Ken Hsu
Christian A. Lange
Leni and Peter May
Evalyn E. and Stephen E. Milman
Elizabeth Morris and Peter Sculco
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Sculco
Tiger Baron Foundation

as of February 24, 2023