Building the future and the community through meaningful music experiences.

Classes for Beginners

Get ready to jump in! Our four week Summer Series in June offers classes for Beginning and Intermediate students. This is a successful small group learning method that works for both adults and students on stringed instruments! Participants learn the basic elements of music, reading music and how to play one of the stringed instruments, including violin, viola, cello, and bass.

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Registration Deadline is Wednesday, May 25, 2016

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Level: Advanced Students and Adults

This community string ensemble, led by ASO Violinist Judith Cox, has been created for the more serious adult teacher, amateur or retired musician who is interested in delving into repertoire with the goal of learning and performing selected masterpieces with like-minded individuals. Part music history, music theory, and orchestral techniques, the Atlanta Symphony Community String Ensemble examines Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Contemporary periods and styles of music, and features many well-known works of the string orchestra and ensemble genres.

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Grades: 4-6, Adults

Learn to play an instrument! In a group setting, participants will learn the basic elements of music, how to read music, and how to play one of the following instruments: violin, viola, cello or bass.

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Level: High School-Adults

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s 2015/16 season serves as the basis for a discussion of the rich and compelling stories of the world’s greatest composers, their music and their interpreters. Join Ken Meltzer, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s Insider and Program Annotator, for a lively and interactive survey of masterworks from the 1700s to the present. Class discussions will include numerous audio and video musical excerpts, as well as opportunities to attend ASO concerts.

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Level: Experienced brass instrumentalists

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Brass Ensemble's mission is to provide those passionate about brass music in Metro Atlanta the opportunity to refine their art in an ensemble comprised of like-minded individuals – both young and old. Participants will explore great music for brass – from the Renaissance through Contemporary periods of music – all under the auspices of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

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