Palm Beach, Fla. (November 5, 2015) — The Palm Beach Symphony is pleased to announce the Young Friends committee for the 2015-2016 season. The group of young and dynamic professionals, led by Philip M. Reagan as its chair, includes Todd Barron, Richard Gaff, Scott Diament, Angie Cortesio, Steven Wallis, Luis Adarve, Nannette Cassidy, Nick Gold, and Cari Rentas. This is the second season for the newly formed group of symphony enthusiasts who are dedicated to supporting the musical arts and educational outreach program throughout Palm Beach County.
“I’m thrilled to expand my role with the Palm Beach Symphony and to serve as this season’s Young Friends committee chair,” said Philip M. Reagan, Executive Director and Private Banker for the J.P. Morgan Private Bank in Palm Beach, and currently a Board Member of the Palm Beach Symphony. “We have an exciting and active season planned that will provide ample social opportunities in addition to the symphony concerts to forge this group of young, arts-minded individuals.”
The Young Friends of the Palm Beach Symphony brings together young professionals and symphony enthusiasts in fun and energetic settings. Members enjoy exclusive events including socials, educational events and networking opportunities along with discounted tickets to symphony performances and advance ticket ordering. A membership for the YFPBS is $125 annually and includes access to all five season events. The 2015-2016 events include:
December 1 Season Kickoff at Meat Market Palm Beach, 6-8pm
January 24 Mixer at the International Polo Club Palm Beach, 2-5pm
February 3 Mixer at Echo Palm Beach, 6-8pm
March 9 Mixer at Provident Jewelers on Worth Avenue, 6-8pm
April 6 Season Finale Soiree at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, 6-8pm
“The Young Friends group is an integral program of the Palm Beach Symphony tapping into an audience that allows us to expand our reach beyond our core members and supports our education programs, said David McClymont, Executive Director of the Palm Beach Symphony. “I can’t wait to see what our second season has in store for us with this new committee and Philip Reagan’s direction.
The mission of the Young Friends of the Palm Beach Symphony is to bring together a diverse group of young, active adults in the Palm Beach area who have an appreciation for classical music and are committed to supporting, advancing, and ensuring a spirited musical culture. The group is also committed to supporting the Symphony’s mission to create opportunities for music education in the community through children’s concerts, artist in residence instruction, instrumental needs and music library needs.