Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra


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 and celebrating 40 years of music excellence, 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 120 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.


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    22 Aug2015


    Good luck to all those auditioning this season! Looking forward to a great two weeks of auditions #asyoauditions
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    10 Aug2015


    It was a great night with The Piano Guys on Saturday! Thank you Christine, Serena, Andrew, Sarah, Passacaglia, Vivian, Grace, and Phoebe for coming out to perform a piece with Steven!
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    17 Jul2015


    Looking forward to seeing you at auditions! Register now online at Audition Schedule for the 15-16 ASYO Season: Violin – Saturday and Sunday, August 22 and 23, 2015 Viola – Sunday, August 23, 2015 Cello – Saturday, August 29, 2015 Bass – Thursday, August 27, 2015 Flute – Sunday, August 30, 2015 Oboe – Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Clarinet – Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Bassoon – Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Horn – Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Trumpet – Saturday, August 29, 2015 Trombone – Saturday, August 29, 2015 Tuba – Monday, August 31, 2015 Percussion – Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Harp – Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Piano – Thursday, August 27, 2015
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    08 Jul2015


    Check out this recording of the first movement of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4. Looking forward to hearing ASYO perform it on the first concert of the 15-16 season!
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    02 Jul2015
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    26 Jun2015


    Selfie stick coming soon to ASYO! #mryoungsselfiestick
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2015-2016 Applications Closed

Applications for the 2015-16 ASYO season closed August 14, 2015. Details for the next season's application process will be released in November 2015. Thank you.


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