You can BE THE MUSIC
Through your support, you share a passion for the performance of live symphonic music and the importance of music education. Its ideals transcends your life and that of generations that follow. Ticket sales account for only one-third of the organization’s operating income. Your generosity is not only needed, but essential to ensure a strong future for our Symphony and for our students.
Dr. Jerry Pyles
“Music has always been a large part of my life. That our community supports its own Hendersonville Symphony speaks volumes about the kind of community in which we live. But, that support must go beyond today, and continue into the future if we are all to enjoy the music into new generations.”
DR. JERRY PYLES is a retired internist who has lived with his wife Ann and family in Hendersonville for 40 years, having also performed with the Symphony in the 1980’s and 1990’s. Jerry believes strongly in the impact of music education has on our youth. He serves on the Symphony’s Board of Directors and works with its youth education programs.
“The Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra is unique in that it impacts our entire family. Everyone in our community should show their continued support for this vital arts organization that so significantly contributes to the quality of life for our family, our youth, and our entire region.”
BRADLEY JONES is Vice President and Branch Manager with Entegra Bank in Hendersonville, where he and his wife, Ibby, and daughters, Anne and Catherine, reside. He serves on the Symphony Board and its Finance Committee. He has daughters in middle school currently studying cello, who both hope to audition for the Hendersonville Youth Orchestra soon.
“Being a part of performances and helping young people to appreciate the finest symphony music through the Hendersonville Symphony education programs are some of the few constants in my life. The Hendersonville Symphony is a vital part of the cultural garden of Western North Carolina, and the seeds of young music students and parents are multiplying each year!”
LILLIAN HALL is co-owner of Tempo Music in Hendersonville and has performed with the Hendersonville Symphony for more than 39 years. A former public-school music educator, she served fro more than 20 years on the Symphony’s Education Committee, creating and fostering new programs to encourage youth participation in music and music education for the Hendersonville Symphony Youth Orchestra.