Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra

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 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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    11 Feb2016

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    Congratulations Joshua Williams!
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    26 Jan2016

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    How many ASYOers made All State this year?! Like the post or tag your friends in the comments. Congrats to all the students around the state that will be participating in GMEA All State this year!
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    23 Jan2016

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    Thank you to our ASYO Coaches for coming out today for sectionals!
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    08 Jan2016

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    Congratulations to the ASYO Concertmaster, Malhar Kute, for winning this year's concerto competition! He will perform the first movement of the Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 2 at the annual Side-By-Side this season.
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    05 Jan2016

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    So proud of this year's ASYO students that auditioned tonight for our concerto competition! Everyone did such a great job! Results tomorrow...
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    24 Dec2015
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