2017/18 Season

Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra


Stephen Mulligan, Music Director



Mission Statement

The Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra is an integral member of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra family and a vigorous part of the cultural fabric of the community. The ASYO strives for national preeminence among youth orchestras, while cultivating the artistic growth and excellence of its members through enriching orchestral experiences and mentoring by ASO musicians.

About the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra

Established in 1974, the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra provides Atlanta’s most talented and dedicated students an outlet to perform masterworks. Each year, more than three hundred instrumentalists rising eighth to rising twelfth graders audition for one of 100 seats in the orchestra. The Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra presents a three concert series each year, and members have exclusive invitations to participate in readings and master classes with the top artists in the instrumental music industry.


Stephen Mulligan, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Assistant Conductor, photo by Melody Evans
Stephen Mulligan, Music Director
Conductor Stephen Mulligan began his term as the Assistant Conductor of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and the Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra in August 2017. From 2014-16, he served as Assistant Conductor of the Winston-Salem Symphony and the Music Director of the Winston-Salem Symphony Youth Orchestras Program.

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Support generously provided by AT&T and Publix Super Markets Charities


Upcoming Performances:

Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Crescendo Concert

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Sun, March 18, 2018

  • ROSSINI: William Tell Overture
  • LEE: Vicious Circles
  • SIBELIUS: Symphony No. 1
  • Stephen Mulligan, Assistant Conductor & Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Music Director
  • Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra

Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Finale Concert

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Fri, May 4, 2018

  • MOZART: Overture to The Magic Flute
  • DEBUSSY: The Afternoon of a Faun
  • HUMPERDINCK: Hansel & Gretel: Hexenritt
  • HUMPERDINCK: Hansel & Gretel: Three Excerpts (Sandman's Song, Evening Prayer, Dream Pantomime)
  • STRAVINSKY: The Firebird Suite (1919)
  • Stephen Mulligan, Assistant Conductor & Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra Music Director
  • Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra

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