Interested in joining the Armstrong Youth Orchestra Program? Auditions for Fall Semester 2019 will be held August 17 and 24, 2019 at the Armstrong Campus Fine Arts Building of Georgia Southern University in Savannah.
Reward your performer at the close of our Spring Concert with a flower bouquet and a treat from Gigi’s Cupcakes, all while supporting the entire orchestra with your purchase. Flowers and cupcakes MUST be ordered in advance, so please place your order during one of the remaining rehearsals.
On Easter weekend, April 20 & 21, Saturday ensembles WILL meet, but the Sunday AYO ensemble will NOT meet.
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 March 29.
Because of the St. Patrick’s Day celebration in Savannah on Saturday, March 16, there will be NO REHEARSALS the weekend of March 16 & 17. Instead, ensembles will hold make-up rehearsals on Wednesday, March 13.
On March 9th, the Saturday ensembles will rehearse in a new location. DSE, SSE, LSE and RYO will meet at First Presbyterian Church, located at 520 Washington Avenue.
Congratulations to violinist Julia Sellman, the winner of the 2019 AYO Young Artist Concerto Competition. She will perform the first movement of the Sibelius Violin Concerto with the Armstrong Youth Orchestra during our spring concert, April 29th.
Students and parents of Debut Strings, Lyric Strings, and Serenade Strings – we have an important rehearsal schedule change to announce! The previously cancelled rehearsal on Saturday, Feb. 23 is now back on the schedule! Please plan to rehearse on Saturday, Feb. 23 at your normal place and time. There will be NO makeup rehearsal on Feb. 20th.
Welcome orchestra students! This weekend, January 19 and 20, marks the beginning of our new semester. All rehearsals take place in the Fine Arts Building on the Armstrong Campus of Georgia Southern University.
Orchestra rehearsals will resume the weekend of January 19-20. We’ll post a detailed rehearsal schedule soon, but here are some important dates to mark on your calendars.