The Community-Embedded Musicians initiative is supported in part by a generous grant from the American Orchestras’ Futures Fund, a program of the League of American Orchestras made possible by funding from the Ann & Gordon Getty Foundation.

Education and Community programs are also supported by the following endowed funds, which are part of the Houston Symphony Endowment:

Margarett & Alice Brown Endowment Fund for Education
Spec’s Charitable Foundation Salute to Educators Concert Fund
The Brown Foundation’s Miller Outdoor Theatre Fund – in honor of Hanni & Stewart Orton
The William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fund for Education Programs
Lawrence E. Carlton M.D. Endowment Fund for Youth Programs
Richard P. Garmany Fund for Houston Symphony League Concerto Competition
Houston Symphony Ima Hogg Competition Endowed Fund
Selma S. Neumann Fund

BBVA Compass
Mr. John N. Neighbors
City of Houston through the Miller Theatre Advisory Board
Houston Endowment
Houston Symphony Endowment
John & Lindy Rydman / Spec’s Wines, Spirits and Finer Foods

Cameron International Corporation
The Elkins Foundation
Exxon Mobil Corporation
The Hearst Foundation, Inc.
Dr. & Mrs. Robert B. Sloan / Houston Baptist University
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
The John P. McGovern Foundation
The Robert & Janice McNair Foundation
Occidental Petroleum
Mr. and Mrs. William K. Robbins Jr. /
The Robbins Foundation
Shell Oil Company

The Boeing Company
Mr. & Mrs. John P. Dennis III / Woodrock & Co.
Sterling-Turner Foundation
Wells Fargo

Ruth and Ted Bauer Family Foundation
The Melbern G. & Susanne M. Glasscock Foundation
H-E-B Tournament of Champions
The Newfield Foundation
Mr. Jay Steinfeld & Mrs. Barbara Winthrop
Ellen A. Yarrell – In memory of Virginia S. Anderson
and in honor of Cora Sue Mach

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
CenterPoint Energy
George & Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation
Houston Symphony League
Nancy & Robert Peiser
The Powell Foundation
Vivian L. Smith Foundation
Union Pacific Foundation

Lililan Kaiser Lewis Foundation
LTR Lewis Cloverdale Foundation
Marathon Oil Corporation
Houston Symphony League Bay Area
Randalls Food Markets
Strake Foundation

Lilly & Thurmon Andress
Diane & Harry Gendel
Kinder Morgan Foundation
Robert W. & Pearl Wallis Knox Foundation
Cora Sue & Harry Mach
Karinne & Bill McCullough
Tricia & Mark Rauch

Support Our Community Initiatives

Through more than 1,000 education and community engagement performances and events, the Houston Symphony works to fulfill many of our community's needs.