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We gratefully accept donations to the Steven F. Hembree Memorial Fund, the Zachary & Wayne Upton Memorial Percussion Scholarship, and the Martha Hisey Private Lessons Fund.

What does GCTYO use donations for?

  • Financial support for our families in need (may include private lessons)
  • Commissioned works and guest conductors and artists which enhance the musical experience of our students
  • Concert expenses
  • Master classes
  • New percussion equipment
  • Special performance opportunities

GCTYO strives to keep membership costs low so that more families can participate. Help GCTYO achieve its mission of inclusiveness and high-quality music education and performance opportunities for young musicians by clicking on the Donate button below! Thank you for supporting GCTYO.

Greater Connecticut Youth Orchestras (GCTYO) is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation as recognized by the Internal Revenue Service.

Approximately 50% of our revenue is generated by membership fees and concert ticket sales. For the remainder, we rely on the generosity of individuals, corporations and foundations to sustain and build the quality of our programs and services. Contributions are deductible to the full extent of the law.