The Armstrong Youth Orchestra Program’s Spring Concert will be held Saturday, May 7, 2022 in the Fine Arts Auditorium on the GSU Armstrong Campus. The concert will feature the Serenade Strings Ensemble, the Repertory Strings Ensemble, and the Armstrong Youth Orchestra featuring horn soloist and Concerto Competition winner Elizabeth Crafton. The strings ensembles will perform… Read more »
Gabrielle Elise Doney Gabrielle Elise Doney was born in Richmond GA and has been with AYO, LYO and RYO for many years now, playing the oboe and percussion. Gabrielle was selected for District Honor Band for the last 4 years, and also has been the percussion captain for Richmond Hill High School Band for 3… Read more »
Submission Deadlines:August 22, 2021 for stringsAugust 29, 2021 for woodwinds and brass The Armstrong Youth Orchestra Program will be accepting audition videos for the Fall 2021 Semester. All currently enrolled and new students must audition. Please upload your video to YouTube and email the link to: email@example.com. We have Openings for: Serenade Strings Ensemble Repertory… Read more »
The Armstrong Youth Orchestra Program will be accepting audition videos for the Fall 2021 Semester. All currently enrolled and new students must audition. Audition Video Due Dates: August 22 for Strings August 29 for woodwinds and brass Please upload your audition video to YouTube and email the video link to firstname.lastname@example.org. We have openings for:… Read more »
The Armstrong Youth Orchestra is selling Butter Braid pastries to raise money for the orchestra’s operating budget and for student scholarships. If you’re interested in purchasing Butter Braids and supporting our orchestra, please talk to one of our students, or get in touch with us and we’ll place your order! The deadline for Butter Braid sales is October 28.
The Armstrong Youth Orchestra is planning to resume in-person instruction for students in September. Social distancing, mask-wearing, self-monitoring and other safety protocols will be strongly recommended.
Congratulations to all of our graduating orchestra members!
Five finalists from the recent Concerto Competition performed during the AYO Honors Recital March 1st.
Congratulations to cellist Peter Gardner, winner of the 2020 Concerto Competition! Gardner will play the Dvorak Cello Concerto during the May 4 concert with AYO.
Saturday and Sunday, January 18 and 19, will be the first rehearsals of the Spring 2020 Semester. Rehearsals will take place in the Armstrong Fine Arts Building on the Savannah campus of Georgia Southern University.