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

Gifts by 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 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 Matthew Vanover 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.


($10,000 +)

Fund For The Arts

Kentucky Arts Council

Marshall Family Foundation, Inc.

Metro Louisville Government

The Cory Foundation



Ed Klein

Paul and Judy Shoemaker




BrightSpring Health Services

Eye Care Institute and Butchertown Clinical Trials

Evelyn Loehrlein and Sidney King

JoAnn Luecke

Republic Bank

Evelyn and Ronald Vaughn

Vaughn Pettit Legal Group, PLLC



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

J. Scott Carothers

Brent Garrett

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 +

Phil and Stephanie Martin

Jeff McCaffrey

John McCall

Ben McClave
Norton Endodontics +
Sang Park and Minjung Ko +

Dale Skaggs

Jon Swanson
Cindy Watson

Kyle and Katherine Vaughn

The Vessels-Conrad Charitable Gift Fund

Ruo Xu and Dong Li +




Mike and Gail Bauer

Joseph Bina +

Jessica Caballero-Williams

Charles and Rebecca Christensen+

The Caroline Christian Foundation, Inc.

Robert Crook

Timothy Harder *

Craig and Marion McClain

Thomas Payne

Russell and Terri Saunders
Seiller Waterman, Attorneys+

Melanie Vittitow+

Ann Wright

Cai Zeng and Ying Zhang



Anonymous (4)

Brandon Beacher

Joe Bina (Mytex Polymers)

Joseph Blitzko

John and Kathie Buchino

Michael Davenport

Tom and Janice Donan Charitable Fund

Paul Faget

Gene P. Gardner

Mrs. Thelma G. Gault

Gung-Min Gie

Mark Halloran

June Hampe

Ms. Dorcas S. Harris

Theresia Hartz

Helen and Dennis Hogan

Dokyoung Kim

Young Hoon Kim

Kiwanis Club of Louisville Foundation Inc.

Richard and Lisa Lance

Bradley Lawler

Christine Loehrlein

Elisabeth Loehrlein

Robert Lukes and Anita Goetz

David L. Mahoney

James and Edrie Martin

Nancy Morris

Sean Muldoon

William D. Roberts

Jason Seber

Ellen and Max Shapira

Lindsay Vallandingham

Colin Vaughn

Kelly Wieand


(up to $99)


Rachel Albritton

Sophia and Daphne Altstadt

Justin Baldwin

Dave Bell

The Biggs Family

Steve Bryant

Sara Louise and Dan Callaway

Deanna Catlett

Beth Chang

David and Sonya Cook

Doug Elmore

Elizabeth Fick

Mary Greenebaum

Thomas B. Herman

Jane Halliday

JuliAnna Hannig

The Heppermann Family

Cecilia Huerta-Lauf
Ravishankar Jayaram

Alexia Juarez

Evan Keeton

Tom Kmetz

Chris Lerner

Joseph Lord and Brandy Warren

Megan Marquardt

Alexandra Martindale

Ruth A. Meade

Keith Montgomery
Chuck and Kaya Muller

Carman Napier

Bill and Teresa Nusz

Jeff and Mary Afton Payne

Mark Polnaszek

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

* Partnership gift through the Fund For The Arts

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