Hawaii Youth Symphony

HYS Announces IDAGIO as Official Digital Streaming Partner for Classical Music


IDAGIO Partnership to Provide Over 600 Free Subscriptions to HYS Staff, Faculty, and Students

HONOLULU (March 28, 2019) – IDAGIO, the leading streaming service for classical music, has recently been named the official streaming partner of Hawaii Youth Symphony. Beginning this year, IDAGIO will be providing subscriptions to all HYS faculty and over 600 HYS students, free of charge. Offering a customized user experience for classical music, it makes it easy for students to discover recordings of pieces they are preparing for, assisting in their practice routine and personal musical development.

“We are excited and grateful for this new opportunity to introduce our students, faculty and partners to the digital realm of classical music,” said Randy Wong, President of Hawaii Youth Symphony, “This new partnership with IDAGIO opens new doorways that extend beyond the classroom and provide us with access to our partner’s worldwide network of renowned musicians, orchestras, labels and festivals.”

In addition to current HYS students and faculty, all students selected for the organization’s summer Pacific Music Institute 2019 programs will also receive vouchers for IDAGIO subscriptions.

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IDAGIO is the leading streaming service for classical music. Crafted in Berlin by a world-class team of over 80 passionate experts in music, technology, business and design, IDAGIO offers a search tailor-made for classical music, a catalogue of over 2 million licensed tracks as well as exclusive recordings and playlists – all available in lossless audio quality (FLAC). On IDAGIO each musician, ensemble or orchestra has a clear and organized profile, clear filters (composers, conductors, works, soloists and more) and albums. IDAGIO counts subscribers in over 180 countries and more than one million app-downloads worldwide.

About Hawaii Youth Symphony

Established as a non-profit organization in 1964, the Hawaii Youth Symphony promotes and celebrates the importance of music study on academic achievement and social-emotional development, through its mission to develop youth to their fullest potential through orchestral music. Its programs service youth through orchestral music education, performances and community engagement. Each year, the organization serves more than 700 students ages 7 through 18 from over 100 schools statewide. For more information, call (808) 941-9706 or visit