Our Mission

Education & Community Engagement

The mission of The Phoenix Symphony is to provide the joy of music as a catalyst in helping Arizona become the best place in America to work and live.

We’re accomplishing this mission through innovative and exceptional education and community engagement programs.

  • Our programs for schools educate and strengthen our next generation resulting in a creative workforce.
  • Our programs for adults feed the souls of our residents through high-quality music experiences both on and beyond the stage.
  • Our programs for families foster a shared sense of community around the joy of music.

Each year, The Phoenix Symphony impacts:

To learn more about the importance of music education, click here.

For more information on our Education and Community Engagement programs, please call our Education Office at 602-452-0470, or email education@phoenixsymphony.org.


The Phoenix Symphony wishes to acknowledge the following for their support of our Education and Community Engagement programs:

  • Natalie and John Ahearn
  • Firestone Family Foundation, Inc.
  • Bob Swanson and Cynthia Shelvin
  • Gila River Indian Community
  • Goodman-Klein-Pinckney Family Foundation
  • Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Benefits Fund
  • John Sands
  • Scottsdale Cultural Council
  • The Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation
  • Whitcomb Charitable Foundation