WHO WE ARE

The Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra is a community based non-profit youth music organization.  Our programs are uniquely designed to help students excel  musically, connect socially, and grow personally.  At the MVYSO we belive that a music education experience should be available to every interested student.  Because we believe this so strongly, we offer both orchestra programs and music programs for students with special needs.  We work diligently to keep our tuition low and the quality of our programs high.  We have never turned a student away based on inability to pay tuition.  

Studies show that students who participate in instrumental music programs as youth, regardless of their socio-economic status, do better academically and have a better foundation for becoming productive adults.  Beyond helping our students excel musically,  our students learn valuable and marketable life skills through the disciplines required for success in music groups and through student service opportunities.

You can change the life of a young musician by supporting the Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra.

WHAT MUSIC IS:

INTELLECTUAL:
Music requires students to employ different areas of their brains simultaneously.  The math, language, and creativity areas of the brain are all used at once.  Years of research show that participation in instrumental music programs help students in their academic performance regardless of their socioeconomic background.

ARTISTIC:
Music is a creative way to express one's self.  In a group setting like MVYSO, students work collaboratively to tell a story through music using creative sounds, dynamics and rhythms.

PHYSICAL:
Playing a musical instrument, at the very least, requires students to develop their fine motor skills.  Woodwind and Brass instrument players develop control of their breathing as well.  Percussionists fine tune their ability to multi-task and, like string players, coordinate and constantly adapt different actions that they perform at the same time. 
SOCIAL:
The MVYSO is committed to helping students connect socially and with their community.  The MVYSO strives to create a comfortable atmosphere where students have a chance to visit with their peers at each rehearsal, get together for social activities, and interface with their community through community performances and community service.

EMOTIONAL:
Students who are involved in music have a creative outlet through playing their instrument for a healthy way of expressing themselves and reducing stress.


All of these skills that are developed through a cooperative music experience such as participation in the MVYSO help a student achieve balance in their lives and develop real world skills that can be carried with them throughout their lives.

HELP SUPPORT MVYSO

Years of research have proven how participating in instrumental music programs benefits students both academically and socially.  The data show how music training helps under-achievers in their scholastic performance regardless of their socioeconomic background.  Students who are involved in music as youth become creative, productive members of their communities as adults.  Make a difference today! 

Maple Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra is a recognized 501c3 Non-profit organization.  All donations are tax deductibe.  EIN # 26-4291381
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CORPORATE & BUSINESS SPONSORSHIP PROGRAMS


Friend of MVYSO - $100​​
  • Your logo on our summer camp shirts.

Foundation Level - $250
  • Your logo on camp shirts
  • Your name in our concert program for the season

Concert Sponsor - $1,000  You choose the concert!
  • Your logo on our camp shirts
  • Name in all of our concert programs for the season
  • Room in the concert program of your sponsored concert for "a word from our sponsor"
  • Your logo on all of our concert  publicity (time permitting) for your sponsored concert

Builder - $2,500
  • Your logo on camp shirts
  • Name in our concert programs for the season
  • Link on our website
  • Your logo or ad in concert programs for the season   

Visionary - $5,000
  • Your logo on camp shirts
  • Name in our concert programs for the season
  • Link on our website
  • Logo or ad in concert programs for the season
  • Logo on our equipment trailer for two years
  • We'll send a small ensemble to play ​ for an event for you (30 mile radius from Maple Valley)

Legacy - $12,000
  • Your logo on camp shirts
  • Name in our concert programs for the season
  • Link on our website
  • Logo or ad in concert programs for the season
  • Logo on our equipment trailer for two years
  •  We'll send a small ensemble to play for an event for you (30 mile radius from Maple Valley)
  •  Logo on commercial space in the community.  

INDIVIDUAL SPONSORSHIP PROGRAMS


Staccato - A one time gift of  $1 - $49  
  • MVYSO appreciates your gift in any amount! 

Mezzo - A one time gift of $50 or more
  • Your name in our programs for the season
  • MVYSO window cling.

Fermata (sustaining) - Subscribe to our sustaining gift program for $10 or more per month
  • Your name in our programs for the season in the "Fermata" section
  • MVYSO window cling

Rinforzando (reinforcing supporter) - a one time gift of $100 - $499
  •  Your name in our programs for the  season in the "Rinforzando" section
  • MVYSO window cling
  • Pass for priority seating at MVYSO concerts

Crescendo - a one time gift of $500 - $999
  • Your name in our programs for the season in the "Crecendo" section
  • MVYSO window cling
  • Pass for priority seating at MVYSO concerts
  • Special invitation to Crecendo Club Ice Cream Social with special performance by one of MVYSO's  small ensembles.

Benefactor - a one time gift of $1,000 or more
  •  Your name in our programs for the   season in the "Benefactor" section
  • MVYSO window cling
  • Pass for priority seating at MVYSO concerts
  • Special invitation to our Benefactor's  Breakfast with performances by MVYSO's small ensemble groups.

Memorial & Tribute Gifts
Memorial and tribute gifts of $50 or more may be given in honor of a music lover or to celebrate a special occasion of a music lover such as a birthday, graduation, anniversary, retirement, etc.  Honorees will be listed in our "In honor of" section of our season programs. 
Memorial tributes of $1,000 or more will be listed in our programs for 3 years.  
Please be sure to send us the name of the honoree, the occasion, and address where we can send notification of your gift.

VEHICLE DONATION PROGRAM

Got a car taking up space in your driveway?  You can help the MVYSO by donating it today!  It's easy!  MVYSO has teamed up with Care Easy's Car Donation Program. Free towing included.
VEHICLE DONATION

SHOP AND SUPPORT MVYSO

Shopping Give Back Programs that support the MVYSO:

Amazon.com - use the link below to shop the Amazon Smile Program.

SHOP AT AMAZON SMILE AND AMAZON WILL MAKE A DONATION TO MVYSO
Fred Meyer - CLICK HERE to register your Rewards Card.  MVYSO is Organization # 80483.

Bartells - Escrip Card
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