PBS receives several donated instruments from Salvation Army and individuals.
The School District of Palm Beach County helps the Symphony find schools that need them and nominate deserving students.
PBS recently donated:
- a baby grand piano to Glade View Elementary School in Belle Glade
- a piano to Binks Forest Elemntary School in Wellington
- a baby grand piano to Santaluces Community High School in Lantana
- a piano to Palm Beach Lake Community High School in West Palm Beach
- a piano to Boynton Beach Community High School in Boynton Beach
- a piano to Bak Middle School of the Arts in West Palm Beach
- a cello and violin to students from Palm Springs Middle School in West Palm Beach
- 3 small violins to UB Kinsey/Palmview Elementary School’s string program in West Palm Beach
- a clarinet to UB Kinsey/Palmview Elementary School’s band program in West Palm Beach
- a clarinet and a flute to students from UB Kinsey/Palmview Elementary School in West Palm Beach
- a clarinet to a student from Santaluces Community High School in Lantana
- 2 clarinets to 2 students from South Grade Elementary
- a clarinet to a student from Sunrise Park Elementary
- a violin to a student from Jupiter High School
An acoustic guitar, 6 ukuleles, 2 clarinets and 1 violin are currently available for donation. Two trumbones and bongos are in the process of refurbishment.
Young Friends of the Palm Beach Symphony raised $2,000 for the repair and refurbishment of instruments. The check was presented at the Ladies Guild Luncheon, Holly Jolly Symphony Fete in December, 2016.
Young Friends of the Palm Beach Symphony raised over $6,000 for Educational Outreach Programs during the Inaugural Desire Party, hosted at the Breakers Palm Beach on February 20th, 2017.