Ways to Give

How to donate:


Call 310-470-2332


American Youth Symphony
2301 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 2160
El Segundo, CA 90245

Ways to Give:

Become a Member

Members give between $60-$1,000 dollars a year in tax-deductible donations that directly support AYS programs. In return, members receive exclusive benefits, including free premium tickets and special gifts. Learn more about membership.

Become a champion: Sponsor a Musician

Championship gifts start at $1,500 a year, and in addition to receiving all the benefits of Membership, Champions also “sponsor” one or more musicians, and have the opportunity to name the musicians’ chairs. Learn more about becoming a Champion.

Attend An Event

AYS hosts two fundraising dinners each season, with donation levels ranging from $350-500 single tickets to $25,000 sponsorship table packages. See our current schedule for details about events this season.

Make a gift of any amount, Large or small

If our set giving levels aren’t the right fit for you, we’re more than happy to accept gifts of any amount, whether it’s $10 or $10,000.

Make a gift in Tribute

Make a gift in someone’s honor or memory. We will send a card acknowledging your gift to that person or their family.
Use this online form, or make your gift by phone or or mail.

Make a gift of stock

AYS happily accepts gifts of stock, Click here for Intructions

Make a PLedge

Help AYS plan for the future from a place of security by making a long-term pledge. Call Executive Director, Tara Easquivel, at 310-470-2332 to discuss options.

Make a PLanned Gift

Make a legacy gift to help support AYS in the years to come. Planned gifts can be designed to benefit you and your family in the present, and AYS in the future. Click here to learn more. 

Other Ways to Support:

Advertise with AYS

AYS offers competitive print and digital advertising opportunities to help introduce your business to an enthusiastic audience of music-loving Angelinos. Newlsetter ads are seen by over 7,000 subscribers each month, and program ads are seen by 10,000 audience members each season. Learn more.

Donate an Auction Item

Donate an item or experience to our annual auction, held during the gala dinner each Spring. Past galas have featured weekend getaways, tickets to cultural events, jewelry, wine, gift baskets, and more. If you something you’d like to contribute, send us an email.

Pro Bono Services & Discounts

If you’re a professional who’d like to donate your time, or offer AYS services at a discount, reach out!


We always need help at concerts and events; and volunteers get great seats, even at sold-out performances. 
Email if you’d like to get involved!