To our beloved GDYO supporters,

Due to growing concerns with COVID-19, our team has made the difficult decision to cancel our May gala. The safety and health of our students, team members, parents, donors and event attendees is our top priority, and this decision is necessary to support our community at this time.

However, the show must go on! As dedicated art supporters and in lieu of our annual gala, we do ask that you take this time to give to your local music students by donating to support our scholarships, local artists, team members and much more. Donations can be made by filling out the form below. Like all art forms, music has the ability to unify us at difficult times like these. Our students and team members remain dedicated to GDYO, and we know that you will too.

Additionally, our team will be in touch with updates regarding our May concerts. These events will be postponed if needed. We look forward to seeing all of you once we get past this. In the meantime, rely on music during these troubling times. 

Stay well,

Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra

The Annual Gala and Season Finale performance is the sole fundraising event for the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra. The funds raised at this event contribute significantly to the organization’s ability to provide much needed services and once in a lifetime musical opportunities for the youth in Dallas and North Texas. GDYO is in a season of growth, now serving over 2,000 young musicians through nine ensembles, as well as subsidized music programming within underserved DISD schools.

Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra provides wholesome, challenging musical opportunities for special young musicians who come from 50 different communities and over 120 different schools. Support in the form of a sponsorship would be truly significant to the success of the event, which in turn will provide valuable funding that enables GDYO to extend its reach to the greater Dallas area and beyond.

We hope that you will consider supporting GDYO through this event, and helping the organization provide essential music education and programming within our community!