GSO Awarded NEA grant for Sensory Friendly Concert

It has been announced that the Georgia Symphony Orchestra will receive a $10,000 Challenge America grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in support of our 3rd annual Sensory-Friendly concert planned for March 3, 2018. We are thrilled and honored on behalf of the musicians, staff, and Board to...

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Georgia Youth Symphony to perform with Black Violin

“Black Violin upends cultural and musical stereotypes…an unexpected blend of classically trained musicianship and hip-hop beats and inventiveness.” -The Miami Herald   “The duo elicits brilliant music with poignant message for the world.” -Essence   Black Violin and Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra have announced that the student musicians of GYSO’s...

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GSO Receives $84,000 Grant

The Board of Directors of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, Inc. has approved a grant to the Georgia Symphony Orchestra in the amount of $84,000 from the Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund. The grant covers a two year period, and is in support of the general operations of the Georgia...

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Givens Promoted to Assistant Concertmaster

The Georgia Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce violinist Robert Givens has been promoted to Assistant Concertmaster.  Givens has been a regular member of the GSO for ten years. Regarding the promotion, GSO Music Director Timothy Verville said “I have greatly enjoyed working with Robert during my first season and...

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“From Darkness to Light” Guest Vocalists

The Georgia Symphony’s 67th season opening performance will feature three local vocalists in selections from Haydn’s epic The Creation. This celebrated oratorio represents the beginning of the world as depicted in the Book of Genesis. Angels guide the listener on the journey, and will performed by Soprano Arietha Lockhart, Tenor...

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GSO Recognized by American Legion

The Georgia Symphony Orchestra was recognized by the American Legion for their service and assistance to the Horace Orr Post 29 Memorial 5K Run. Executive Director Susan Stensland and Music Director Timothy Verville received the award from Tom Bell, race committee chair on August 3rd, 2017. Following the race in...

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GSO announces three woodwind additions

The Georgia Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce three new additions to our musician roster: Principal Oboe Miri Kudo, Principal Clarinet Justin Stanley, and Second Clarinet Shaquille Southwell. The trio of musicians were selected after two rounds of competition which attracted a talented applicant pool of candidates from around the...

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