Classical music redefined for young people

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) The Grand Rapids Symphony is making it easy for more people to take advantage of good music with great benefits. MySymphony360 started in November of 2013. The goal is to engage people ages 21 to 35 in the symphony, give them a unique perspective, and get them to concerts at a cheaper price.

Many young adults want to be involved in the arts, but are unable to due to financial barriers. Fifteen dollar tickets make going to the symphony accessible for this age group. MySymphony360 members can get tickets to all Classical, Pops, MusicNOW and Great Eras series concerts. The symphony also partners with local restaurants to offer discounts to members so they can have a fun and affordable night out.

MySymphony360 members have exclusive backstage access. Members can network with symphony musicians, conductors, and guest artists and learn more about symphonic music. There are two backstage events coming up: a toast to the beginning of the season after “Beethoven’s Fifth” on September 20, and backstage meet-and-greet with Ben Folds after he performs on October 18.

MySymphony360 is an opportunity to experience the symphony in a new setting. This season, they’re expanding their programming to include house parties, a Symphony 101 seminar series, and partnerships with other young professional groups and arts organizations.

It’s easy to sign up!


Contact Sam Napolitan at (616) 454-9451 ext. 110

Get membership application online. Email to or mail to Sam’s attention at Grand Rapids Symphony, 300 Ottawa Ave NW, Suite 100, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

In Person:
Stop by the Symphony office Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

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