Jewel Ball 2018

On Saturday, September 22, 2018, the Women’s Symphony League of Austin will showcase its newest gem: The 2018 Jewel Ball – An Austin Tradition. With a history spanning over six decades, the Jewel Ball is truly the essential Austin Tradition, with families celebrating several generations of participation in this exquisite event. For Austin, the Jewel Ball represents the zenith of the social season, an evening of unmatched entertainment and elegance.

The Austin Symphony Youth Leadership Council (YLC) is an award-winning program that recognizes Austin area teens who share a commitment to learning about leadership and supporting the arts in Austin. Membership is open to all Austin area high school students in 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grades. YLC exposes these young people to principles in leadership through interactive presentations with successful Austinites from a variety of backgrounds.

Join YLC for the next Speaker Series
September 30, 2018, 5-6pm, Abel’s on the Lake
“Technology and Philanthropy” with Speaker Kathy Terry, co-owner of P Terry’s Burger Stand and inventor of the app In Lieu

YLC kicks off 2018-2019 year with Quan Cosby, August 26

Soirée Dansante - September 2, 2018
"Wild About Austin"

Soirée is absolutely unique amongst Austin teen events: a tradition spanning over 40 years, it is the most well-known and anticipated event for Austin-area 9th and 10th graders, while always delivering the most up-to-the-minute entertainment trends for young people. A fundraiser benefiting the children’s education programs of the Austin Symphony Orchestra, Soirée, hosted by the Women’s Symphony League of Austin, is held in honor of the season’s Belles & Beaux – the 10th graders being presented at the annual Jewel Ball. 9th and 10th graders from all over Central Texas are invited to attend Soirée.

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The Women’s Symphony League’s Mission

The Women’s Symphony League of Austin provides service and financial support for the Austin Symphony Orchestra and its programs, and offers educational opportunities for children and the community to further develop an appreciation of music.


Thank you to our 2018 Jewel Ball Sponsors


Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors