Donate to the LYO

Online contributions are greatly appreciated. You can charge a gift of any amount to most bank cards or to PayPal. Use the Donate button to begin a secure transaction. 


If you prefer, you can also set up a monthly recurring donation charged to PayPal. Recurring payments with selected corporate matches are possible through Benevity.

Gifts via check or donor advised fund payments may be mailed to:

Louisville Youth Orchestra

P.O. Box 997

Louisville, KY 40202

The Louisville Youth Orchestra has met the Better Business Bureau’s 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a BBB Accredited Charity. View the LYO’s full charity report.

The LYO depends on the generosity of patrons like you to make programming possible. In an organization of our size, any gift from an individual, foundation, or business can truly make an impact. To learn more about giving opportunities, season or concert sponsorships, or recurring giving, please contact LYO Executive Director Alissa Brody at or 502-896-1851.

The Louisville Youth Orchestra sincerely thanks the following individuals, foundations, and businesses for their support of our 64th season in 2022-2023.

Symphony ($10,000 +)

Fund For The Arts

Kentucky Arts Council

Metro Louisville Government

The Cory Foundation


Concerto ($5,000-$9,999)

Ed Klein

Paul and Judy Shoemaker


Fanfare ($1,000-$4,999)

BrightSpring Health Services

Eye Care Institute and Butchertown Clinical Trials

Evelyn Loehrlein and Sidney King

Republic Bank

Evelyn and Ronald Vaughn

Vaughn Pettit Legal Group, PLLC

Rhapsody ($500-$999)

Jonathan and Brittany Albers +
Drs. Timothy and Tracilia "Drew" Beacham +
The Bouchard Family +

Norman Epley and Megan Renwick
European Wax Center–Middletown +
Isaac and Isaacs PSC +

Ben and Burcum Keeton

Mary Alice Keeton
Janet Leon and Imad Makdah +

Jeff McCaffrey

John McCall

Ben McClave
Norton Endodontics +
Sang Park and Minjung Ko +

Jon Swanson
Cindy Watson

Kyle and Katherine Vaughn

Ruo Xu and Dong Li +


Harmony ($250-$499)

Joseph Bina +

Jessica Caballero-Williams

Charles and Rebecca Christensen+

Robert Crook

Phil and Stephanie Martin

Craig and Marion McClain
Seiller Waterman, Attorneys+

Melanie Vittitow

Melody ($100-$249)

Anonymous (3)

Brandon Beacher

Joe Bina (Mytex Polymers)

Michael Davenport

Tom and Janice Donan Charitable Fund

Paul Faget

Mark Halloran

Ms. Dorcas S. Harris

Helen and Dennis Hogan

Dokyoung Kim

Young Hoon Kim

Christine Loehrlein

Elisabeth Loehrlein

David L. Mahoney

James and Edrie Martin

Nancy Morris

Sean Muldoon

Thomas Payne

William D. Roberts

Jason Seber

Colin Vaughn

Kelly Wieand

Prelude (up to $99)


Rachel Albritton

Sophia and Daphne Altstadt

Justin Baldwin

Dave Bell

Steve Bryant

Sara Louise and Dan Callaway

Prelude, continued (up to $99)

Deanna Catlett

Beth Chang

David and Sonya Cook

Doug Elmore

Elizabeth Fick

Mary Greenebaum

JuliAnna Hannig

The Heppermann Family

Cecilia Huerta-Lauf
Ravishankar Jayaram

Alexia Juarez

Evan Keeton

Tom Kmetz

Chris Lerner

Joseph Lord and Brandy Warren

Alexandra Martindale

Ruth A. Meade
Chuck and Kaya Muller

Carman Napier

Jeff and Mary Afton Payne

Franklin Runge

Donna Schamback

Hannah Schardein

Lori Smith

Monalisa Tailor

Nan Tate

Carolyn Towler

Adam and Zainab Wiseman

Judith Youngblood


In-Kind Services and Partnerships

Conrad Music

Robert J. Crook, Small Business Solutions, LLC

Kentucky Performing Arts

Louisville Ballet

Louisville Collegiate School

Louisville Orchestra

Louisville Public Media

Mel Owen Music

RunSwitch Public Relations

Youth Performing Arts School

+ Family and Community sponsorships