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The Allen Philharmonic Orchestra & Symphony Chorus consist of
a professional orchestra and a community based chorus. 

Image by Sincerely Media
Image by Sincerely Media

The Allen Philharmonic Orchestra & Symphony Chorus was founded in 1998. We are a 501(c) 3, non-profit organization, funded by corporate and individual donations, civic grants, the City of Allen, and the Allen Arts Alliance. Our mission is to enhance our community’s rich culture, foster a community-wide appreciation for music, and support local businesses in our community.

Some of the community events and activities offered by the Allen Philharmonic Orchestra & Symphony Chorus are:

  • Support of Guitars for Veterans

  • Support of the Allen Folk Music Society

  • The Harvey Phillips Foundation’s Allen Tuba Christmas at Watters Creek

  • The Allen ISD Fourth Grade Youth Concert at the Allen ISD Performing Arts Center

  • Partnering with area school districts to provide clinicians and master classes as districts prepare for UIL competitions

  • Performing The Nutcracker in collaboration with the Allen Civic Ballet, one of few in the DFW metroplex with a live orchestra

  • Providing students in seventh grade and up volunteer opportunities to earn service hours for school/scout/church community programs

  • Partnering with the Allen Public Library to present Concerts for Young Audiences, with themes from the annual ALLen Reads Book selections

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