2019 FAYM Spring Recital

On December 20, 2007, the Foundation to Assist Young Musicians (FAYM) was born. Established by Harold Weller, the Founding Music Director and Conductor Laureate of the Las Vegas Philharmonic, FAYM is, with help from many generous supporters and volunteers, succeeding in its mission which is stated as follows:
The mission of FAYM is threefold:

1) To encourage and support young musicians in early training.

2) Advanced study.

3) Professional career development, specifically those who are in need of financial and/or mentoring support up to the age of 26, and to develop innovative programs for children in low-income communities to receive musical instruction and opportunity.

FAYM Collaborations

FAYM has established a network of collaborations that include outstanding musicians and institutions. Some of our collaborations have occurred with:

Singer, Josh Groban; the world’s leading solo bassist, Gary Karr; El Sistema devotee, Jamie Bernstein (daughter of conductor/composer Leonard Bernstein); The City of Las Vegas; The Las Vegas Youth Orchestras; El Sistema USA; The Clark County School District; The University of Nevada, Las Vegas; The Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce; The Conductors Guild; Harmony Project, Los Angeles; Carnegie Mellon School of Music; Eastman School of Music; Oberlin Conservatory of Music; Interlochen Arts Academy, Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music; and others.

By Photo Journalist Elsa Cantu

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