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You Shall Speak: A Letter From Our Director

Dear GSO Patron, I’m so honored to join the GSO community in time for our first classics concert of 2023. The GSO’s Classic Series Concert for February titled “You Shall Hear…” features the works of composers Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Florence Price, and Atlanta’s own Okorie “OkCello” Johnson, in collaboration with our own Artistic Director, Timothy Verville.  […]

Atlanta artists scheduled to premiere their latest composition in Marietta

(Marietta, Ga. January 10, 2023) Atlanta cellist-songwriter Okorie “OkCello” Johnson and Georgia Symphony Orchestra (GSO) Music Director and Conductor Timothy Verville will present the world premiere of a new work for cello and orchestra on February 25th, 2023. The piece, titled “Liminal: an Atlanta Concerto” was co-written by Johnson and Verville and will be first […]

Georgia Symphony Orchestra Announces New Leadership

(Marietta, Ga., December 22, 2022): Suzanne Tucker has been named as the incoming executive director of the Georgia Symphony Orchestra (GSO), effective January 9, 2023.   Ms. Tucker has a track record of creative leadership in the arts. “I am thrilled to become a part of the Georgia Symphony Orchestra family. I strongly believe in the […]

Georgia Symphony Orchestra holds free concert with Uzee Brown Society of Choraliers

(Marietta, Ga. September 26, 2022) The Georgia Symphony Orchestra (GSO) is holding a free “Walk Together, Children” chorus concert featuring the Uzee Brown Society of Choraliers on Oct 8 at Zion Baptist Church.  “We are excited to bring quality choral classics to our community,” said Susan Stensland, Georgia Symphony’s Interim Co-Executive Director. “This is a […]

Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestras Receives Scholarship Grant

(Marietta, Ga. September 23, 2022) Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestras (GYSO) has been selected as a recipient of a See Beautiful grant in the amount of $500. This grant will be used to support GYSO programs by removing financial barriers from students who want to participate in our music education programs.   “We appreciate the See Beautiful […]

Georgia Symphony Orchestra Brass Splash

Posted on September 12, 2022 by Robert Heller The GSO brought some great numbers to the stage at Marietta Performing Arts Center on September 10 and 11th. They dubbed it a Brass Splash for somewhat obvious reasons, albeit there is a full symphony orchestra onstage. They started with three short numbers, a couple of which you may not […]

Georgia Symphony Orchestra Announces #GiveBack Initiative

(Marietta, Ga. September 5, 2022) The Georgia Symphony Orchestra (GSO) announces the launch of the #GSOGiveBack Initiative that awards money to music programs in the metro-Atlanta area. During their 2022-23 Season, the GSO promises to give money back to music programs that partner with them through the #GSOGivesBack initiative.  “We want to partner with the […]

Georgia Symphony Orchestra awarded $20,000 grant

(Marietta, Ga. Sept. 2, 2022) The Georgia Symphony Orchestra (GSO) was awarded a $20,000 Bridge Grant by Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) as part of its initial disbursement of grants for fiscal year 2023. GSO was one of 213 organizations that were awarded 253 grants that provide more than $3.1 million in funding to […]

Georgia Symphony Orchestra opens 72nd season with Brass Splash

(Marietta, Ga. August 29, 2022) The Georgia Symphony Orchestra (GSO) is opening their 72nd season on Sept. 10 and 11, 2022 with the Brass Splash concert. This season consists of performances from orchestral, choral, jazz, holiday, sensory friendly and youth orchestras ensembles.  “Our musicians and staff have been working around the clock to make this […]

GYSO Receives $5,000 Publix Grant

Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra Receives Charitable Grant  (Marietta, Ga. August 24, 2022) Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra (GYSO) has been approved for a $5,000 grant from Publix Super Markets Charities, through their Publix Charities program. This grant will be used to support GYSO in programs that provide musical opportunities for youth across the region.  “We are […]