Young Leadership Council

Are you interested in sharing your passion for the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and Winspear Centre with other young people across Edmonton?

Do you want to help your communities engage and connect with music and the Orchestra? Would you like the opportunity to provide a meaningful contribution to Winspear concerts and events?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, please consider applying to join our Young Leadership Council (YLC). The YLC is a diverse group of young and emerging leaders who have a curiosity about music and an interest in serving the community.

The YLC’s mandate is to support the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and Winspear through outreach, ambassadorship, and sharing feedback on Winspear and ESO events and concerts from the lens of the next generation of Winspear patrons.

YLC members will also have the opportunity to log their volunteer hours and earn free tickets to concerts!


Applicants must:

  • Be 18 - 32 years old
  • Reside in Edmonton or the surrounding area

Preference will be given to those who:

  • Have a passion about music or the arts
  • An interest in giving back to the community
  • Have prior engage ment in community service
  • Have a desire to develop and apply leadership and teamwork skills
  • Are self-motivated and able to make a reasonable commitment of time


Young Leadership Council positions entail a commitment of 5 to 10 hours per month. Some projects the council will be working on include: outreach events, advocacy for Winspear events, volunteering at concerts, social media research, and other ad hoc projects. Council members can expect to attend monthly meetings on the 4th Thursday of each month from 6-7:30 PM.

How to Apply:

Applications to the Young Leadership Council are now closed for the rest of the 2021/2022 season. Keep an eye out for applications to reopen in the fall of 2022. Any questions can be sent to

Young Leadership Council Member List

Last Updated: March 15, 2023

Rhiannon Nelson
Drew Delbaere

David Doell

Anastasia Cipko
Juli Cun
Kayla Bruce
David Doell
Ellie Cao
Kathleen Corrigan
Katie Lundin
Saoirse Cipko