The latest from the Georgia Symphony Orchestra

GSO Spotlight: Wendy Lerner

“I’ve served as a volunteer with the Georgia Symphony for the past 10-15 years. I was introduced to the organization by former GSO Executive Director Susan Stensland while taking a course taught by her mother, Barbara Hammond, at Kennesaw State University called  “How to Listen Musically.” My family has always been involved in music. In fact, […]

Concert Recap: An Early Grave

There was excitement in the air as the Georgia Symphony Orchestra kicked off its 73rd Season with a performance that balanced canonic favorites with little heard gems. An Early Grave highlighted music composed by Bizet, Griffes, Mendelssohn and Boulanger, all composers who met untimely deaths far too young.  From the rousing choruses of Carmen, to […]

73rd Season Opening Celebration

Thursday, Oct. 12 was an evening to remember as the Georgia Symphony Orchestra celebrated the kick-off of its 73rd Season with an amazing party at the Foxglove Marietta.  Patrons of the orchestra, along with community leaders in business, government and philanthropy gathered to enjoy the swinging sounds of GSO Jazz and engage in a curated […]

GSO Spotlight: Whitney Tinley

Whitney Tinley is the director of the Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra’s Harmonia and Concertino ensembles and Orchestra Director at Trickum Middle School  in Gwinnett County. Read why she’s committed to educating young musicians, what makes GYSO special, and what mountain climbing and music have in common.  Q: Tell me about your journey to becoming a […]