Thank you for a great season!

Thank you to all the students, parents, educators, and staff involved in making our 2017-2018 season so wonderful! Between all of our ensembles, we had 26 performances all together! This included our top ensemble performing with Black Violin, our Percussion Ensemble premiering original works, our Youth Chorus singing with the Georgia Symphony Orchestra for their […]


2018 Concerto Competition Results

Congratulations to everyone that competed in GYSO’s 2018 Concerto Competition! Each year we’re continually impressed by the level of dedication and musicianship on display by the participants. And the results… *drum roll* Winner Rebekah Won, Cello Honorable Mentions Rebecca Goodwin, Violin Zoe Hood, Bass Sarah Harding, French Horn


December 17th “Mini-Concerts”

The next concert in the GYSO season is rapidly approaching! We have an exciting program planned for this concert, featuring works from American composers including Joan Tower’s “Made in America” and Leroy Anderson’s “Serenata.” Purchase Tickets   GYSO’s “Mini Concerts”, December 17th, 7:30 PM Kennesaw State University, Bailey Performance Center   Featuring: GYSO Brass Quintet Philharmonia GYSO String […]

Winter Weather Update

We hope everyone is staying warm in the recent snow! Due to the recent weather, our rehearsals tomorrow will be slightly affected. Some facilities are open, while others are closed. Please see below for the updated rehearsal schedule and locations. Note: Philharmonia is rehearsing at KSU. Symphony: @KSU, 3:45-5:30 PM Philharmonia @KSU, 2:00-3:30 PM Camerata: @KSU, 3:00-5:00 PM Sinfonia: Cancelled […]


Inaugural Concert – Call Times and More Info

The first concerts of GYSO’s 2017-2018 season are quickly approaching! It’s sure to be an exciting opener to the season featuring ensembles performing selections such as the Carmen Suite, Sibelius’ “Finlandia,” and some big band hits for our Jazz Ensemble. Tickets are available online via our website. Sunday, October 22nd – 3 PM Jazz Ensemble, Camerata Sunday, October 22nd […]


*Important* – October 8th Schedule and Location change!

*Important* – October 8th Schedule and Location change! Our regular rehearsal location at KSU for Symphony, Camerata, and Percussion is unavailable on Sunday, October 8th. Due to this, a few ensembles have alternate rehearsal times and locations on that particular day. Please see below for the schedule and locations on October 8th: Sinfonia: 2:00-3:30 PM at Marietta Performing […]


GYSO Late Auditions

We’ll be continuing to schedule auditions for our 2017-2018 season throughout the Summer. Auditions will be scheduled based on availability in each ensemble. The first round of late auditions will be on July 19th and 21st at Kennesaw State University. To register, please visit our “Audition” page.


GYSO Auditions: May 22nd-26th

GYSO’s auditions for the 2017-2018 season will be held on May 22nd-26th at Kennesaw State University. For all information on the auditions, please view our Audition Packet on the “Audition” page. If you are having trouble scheduling an audition time, please contact us! GYSO is open to all young musicians high-school age and younger who play […]