Athens Youth Symphony | providing the finest orchestral and performance opportunities for students in Northeast Georgia

Welcome to the Athens Youth Symphony

The Mission : To provide the finest quality orchestral training and performance opportunities for students in the Northeast Georgia area.

The Athens Youth Symphony is comprised of  high school and middle school musicians from Athens/Clarke County and the surrounding counties. All AYS concerts are free and open to the public.

Fall and Spring Concerts are co-sponsored by the University of Georgia Office of Performing Arts.


This program is supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations from the Georgia General Assembly. GCA is a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

For more information about the Athens Youth Symphony call (706) 543-1907 or contact one of the following individuals:

For more info about:


auditions, music, general information

Karl Schab, Director

fees, financial aid, contributions

Scott Collins, President

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Donations to support the Athens Youth Symphony can be sent to:
Athens Youth Symphony, Inc.
P.O. Box 415
Athens, GA 30603-0415