What is Sinfonia?

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia is the world’s oldest and largest secret national fraternal society in music. Sinfonia was born on October 6, 1898, at the New England Conservatory in Boston, when a group of thirteen young men under the guidance of Ossian Everett Mills

“to consider the social life of the young men students of that institution and to devise ways and means by which it might be improved.”

Sinfonia became a national fraternity on October 6, 1900, with the admission of a group of men at the Broad Street Conservatory in Philadelphia. For over a century, Sinfonians in nearly every field of study and professional endeavor have transformed music in America. The opportunity of becoming a Sinfonian is offered to as many men as possible who, through a love for music, can assist in the fulfillment of the Fraternity’s Object and ideals either by adopting music as a profession, or by working to advance the cause of music in America.

The Object of this Fraternity shall be for the development of the best and truest fraternal spirit; the mutual welfare and brotherhood of musical students; the advancement of music in America and a loyalty to the Alma Mater.

Where are we located?

The Sinfonia Store is part of the National Headquarters of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity. Known as Lyrecrest, the national headquarters is located in southern Indiana.

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Store

10600 Old State Road
Evansville, IN 47711-1399

Phi Mu Alpha National Headquarters and the Sinfonia Store

Directions to the Sinfonia Store

From the North

  1. US 41 South
  2. US 41 past Boonville-New Harmony Road
  3. Turn Right on E. Mt. Pleasant Road
  4. Turn Right on Old State Road (first stop sign)
  5. Stay on Old State Road for 1 mile
  6. Lyrecrest is on the left behind Headquarters sign

From the South

  1. Pennyrile Parkway (KY) North
  2. US 41 North
  3. Stay on US 41 through Evansville
  4. Turn Left on E. Mt. Pleasant Road
  5. Turn Right on Old State Road (first stop sign)
  6. Stay on Old State Road for 1 mile
  7. Lyrecrest is on the left behind Headquarters sign

From the East

  1. I-64 to Exit 25B (US 41)
  2. US 41 past Boonville-New Harmony Road
  3. Turn Right on E. Mt. Pleasant Road
  4. Turn Right on Old State Road (first stop sign)
  5. Stay on Old State Road for 1 mile
  6. Lyrecrest is on the left behind Headquarters sign

From the West

  1. I-64 to Exit 25A (US 41)
  2. US 41 past Boonville-New Harmony Road
  3. Turn Right on E. Mt. Pleasant Road
  4. Turn Right on Old State Road (first stop sign)
  5. Stay on Old State Road for 1 mile
  6. Lyrecrest is on the left behind Headquarters sign