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ABOUT US

Founded in 1998, the Allen Philharmonic Orchestra & Symphony Chorus consists of a professional philharmonic orchestra and a community based symphony chorus. 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.

We offer the following events and activities to provide the best musical opportunities possible in our community:

  • Support the Allen Folk Music Society.

  • Support Guitars for Veterans

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

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

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

  • Collaborate with the Allen Civic Ballet to perform The Nutcracker. It is one of few in the DFW metroplex with a live orchestra

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

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

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