Friends of AFCM


Classics 4 Kids

Have you ever seen a few thousand kids excited and applauding for more at a classical music concert!? If not, you’ve never been to one given by San Diego’s Classics 4 Kids. Each year our docents prepare thousands of students to make C4K concerts a valuable and entertaining experience.

To buy tickets, make a donation, or find out more about the organization, visit Classics 4 Kids.

Each year our docents prepare thousands of students to make the Symphony's Young Peoples Concerts a valuable and entertaining experience. AFCM also provides scholarships of up to $1000 to winners of the Symphony's annual "Hot Shots" Young Artists Competition.

For information about upcoming events click here San Diego Symphony.

The San Diego Youth Symphony

The San Diego Youth Symphony, founded in 1945, includes nearly 700 musicians from ages 8 to 25.
The Symphony's Community Opus Project provides music programs for at-risk youths.

To learn more about the Symphony and its future performances and auditions visit San Diego Youth Symphony.

The San Diego Opera

The San Diego Opera is a widely respected member of the international opera community and an invaluable cultural resource to the San Diego region. For tickets and additional information visit San Diego Opera.


AmateurPianists is a non-profit organization that provides performance opportunities for amateur pianists. Since its formation, membership has grown to more than 850 piano enthusiasts, the largest such group in the world. To learn more visit AmateurPianists.

Opera NEO

Opera NEO is training a new generation of young opera singers and engaging broader audiences with new interpretations in more intimate venues. For a performance schedule and additional information visit Opera NEO.

The Music Therapy Center of California

The Music Therapy Center of California is a leading San Diego area provider of music therapy, and music lessons for youths with special needs, retirees and many others. Workshops, camps, in-services and presentations are also offered. Whether teaching a child to communicate or helping a stroke patient regain motor skills, helps people become their best--one note at a time! Find more information here.

The La Jolla Music Society

The La Jolla Music Society has one of San Diego's richest and most diverse concert schedules, and hundreds of students are welcomed at no charge to concerts they might otherwise be unable to attend. View the LJMS performance schedule at The La Jolla Music Society

The Home School Mom

For almost two decades, The Home School Mom has been a guide to the best homeschool resources available online. The site contains thousands of pages of homeschooling resources for new and veteran home teachers alike. Begin exploring here.