Did you know?
- Although our members pay a tuition to particiate, tuition covers less than 1/3 of the actual cost of each member.
- We have a policy that no student will be turned away due to financial need. To date, we have already awarded over $10,000 in financial aid to needy families.
- The EPSYOs, as a subsidiary of the El Paso Symphony Orchestra Association, is a non profit 501(c)(3) and all donations are tax deductible.
How can I support the EPSYOs?
Started in 2009 by EPSYOs board memeber Mrs. Robert Graham Sr., our annual Rope for Hope campaign ensures that we can maintain our policy of never turning away a young musician or family due to financial need. Click here to donate to the Rope for Hope campaign online. If you would rather contribute to this campaign through the mail, you can print this form and send it to EPSYOs, PO Box 180, El Paso, TX 79942.
Any amount helps. From $25 to $25,000, your donation will help ensure that the EPSYOs continues to offer its members the highest level of music education for this year and years to come.
Help ensure that every student, regardless or financial need, will be able to participate in the EPSYOs. Sponsors will be invited to attend a reception where they will have the opportunity to meet some of the students they have helped.
Name a chair in honor of someone who loves music or a particular instrument. Chair sponsors will be listed in the program next to the chair/instrument they sponsor.
- Youth String Philharmonic or String Ensemble: $400 (strings-only)
- Youth Symphony or Wind Ensemble: $600
- Youth Orchestra: $800
Named after EPSYOs founder and Music Director from 2005 - 2009, donations to this scholarship fund will provide scholarships to EPSYOs members who embody the spirit of the EPSYOs and show tremendous talent, dedication, and potential in the music field.
Throughout the year, nationally and internationally renowned artists spend a brief residency with the EPSYOs working wth the students and performing a concert or recital. They also give master classes and perform outreach in the schools. Brining in guest artists is an important way the EPSYOs exposes its members to the highest level of musical artistry.
Concerts are held three times a year in the Plaza or Chavez Theatres. Each concert feature all of the EPSYOs ensembles and is a very inspiring and exciting opportunity for the students.
Side by Side Concert Sponsor ($20,000 full sponsor, $10,000 co-sponsor)
The Side by Side concert is one of the most important events the EPSYOs offers to its members. The concert gives EPSYOs members the opportunity to perform next to the professional musicians of the El Paso Symphony for an incredible musical and educational experience.
Other ways to support
Purchase advertising space
By purchasing advertising space in our program books, you will increase your visibility while helping young musicians realize their musical potential. Please click here for more information about advertising.