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GSO Spotlight: Justin Stanley

As GSO principal clarinetist, Justin Stanley prepares to step into the role of soloist. He talks about musicality, inspiration, and how he flips performance anxiety on its head.   What inspired you to pursue a career in music and why did you choose your instrument? I started playing the piano in first grade, but when […]

Vocal Competition Finalists Announced

Marietta, GA, February 1, 2024 – The Georgia Symphony Orchestra (GSO) and Music Director Timothy Verville announce the finalists of their nationwide Beethoven 9 Vocal Competition. The Beethoven 9 Vocal Competition was created by the GSO to provide an equal and open opportunity for vocalists across the U.S. to compete regardless of background. The winners […]

Vocal Competition Semi-Finalists Announced

The Georgia Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Timothy Verville announce the results of the first round of judging for the Beethoven 9 Vocal Competion. The Beethoven 9 Vocal Competition was created to provide an equal and open opportunity for vocalists to compete regardless of background. There is no application fee, no accompanist fee, and the […]

Concert Recap: Holiday Pops! 2023

Magical Holiday Pops Concert Delights Audience with Festive Cheer The Georgia Symphony Orchestra and Chorus delivered a festive spectacle at the annual Holiday Pops Concert. Excitement was in the air as Music Director Timothy Verville led the orchestra through repertoire that spanned classic carols to modern renditions of festive favorites.  The set of performances were […]

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 […]

GSO Beethoven 9 Vocal Competition

The Georgia Symphony Orchestra (GSO) and Music Director Timothy Verville announce a competition with no application fee, open to vocalists 18 years and older who are legal U.S. residents, with the opportunity for the winners to perform with the GSO in concert singing a featured solo part in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, receive a $2,000 […]

GSO Spotlight: Nirav B. Patel, MD

Nirav Patel is a skilled, board-certified plastic surgeon with a wealth of experience. He’s also been one of the GSO’s musicians for the past five years. A member of the cello section, Nirav sat down with Suzanne Tucker, our executive director, to talk about his love of the cello, music, and the GSO.   Q: Tell […]

Supporting Our Sensory Community

Donate Now The GSO’s Sensory Friendly performances have garnered national support, including recognition from the National Endowment for the Arts. In this clip, hear what patrons enjoy most about these unique performances. Your support means the GSO can continue providing great programs like this for our community. Donate today to “Growing Together.” Why your support […]

Relive the GSO’s Season Finale

2023 End of Season Campaign Donate Now Enjoy this clip from the GSO’s season finale performance, featuring Orff’s epic Carmina Burana, and help support more great performances like this one by donating to our “Growing Together” campaign. Why your support matters For 72 years, the GSO has been dedicated to serving our community through musical […]