Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Mission & History


Our Mission

The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and its affiliated members are committed to build on our foundation of artistic excellence.

We unite in our desire to serve and to expand our audience through innovative programming, broader venues and increased educational opportunities while balancing artistic growth with financial soundness. We share a heritage of passion for the music. We embrace our responsibility to be a vigorous part of the cultural fabric of our community and to strive to reach national and international audiences.

Adopted by the Board of Directors September 14, 1998

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Georgia State University - Special Collections & Archives
In 2017, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra donated their institutional records to the Georgia State University Special Collections and Archives. The collection of materials includes administrative files, photographs, scrapbooks, concert programs, press clippings, historical recordings and audio-visual materials.

Important Resources:
Research Guide
Grammy® Awards
Historical Photography
Concert Programs
Other Resources
Location & Hours

Archived ASO Concert Programs at Georgia State University


Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Timeline (1939 - Present)



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