Armstrong Youth Orchestra (AYO)

The Armstrong Youth Orchestra (AYO) is is a full-scale symphonic orchestra for advanced level music students. AYO performs standard classical orchestral repertoire at a graded Level 5-6 in the state of Georgia.

We strongly recommend that students playing at this advanced level should be studying with a private instructor. If you are new to the area, we will be happy to help you find an instructor.

Audition Requirements By Instrument

The Armstrong Youth Orchestra (AYO) rehearsals are on SUNDAY afternoons at 2:15 till 4:30 in the GSU Fine Arts Band Room of the Armstrong Campus. There will also be several weeks when the ensemble will break into sectionals – those locations will be announced in advance and posted in the lobby. Musicians should arrive no later than 2 p.m. to tune and get set up.

Rehearsals for the Fall 2019 semester begin September 8, 2019.