Welcome to the Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra!

Auditions for the 2022-2023 Season are scheduled for August 13 and 14, 2022 at Emory University.

Registration for our 2022-23 season auditions is closed. Audition registration will re-open in early summer, 2023.  Visit our auditions page for more information regarding audition requirements. Please feel free to contact us with any questions.

Rehearsals for our 2022-2023 season will be held at Emory University on Wednesday evenings from 7:30-9:30 pm during our regular season, August through early May.

2022-2023 CONCERT DATES:

All performances and rehearsals take place at Emory University’s Schwartz Center for Performing Arts unless otherwise noted.  Please note: Dress Rehearsals begin at 7:30pm and are generally scheduled the evening before each concert.

November 16, 2022 8:00pm 
February 22, 2023 8:00pm
May 3, 2023 8:00pm

2022 EYSO Concerto Competition

We want to congratulate all the wonderful performers who participated in this year’s concerto competition. Our panel of judges was impressed and inspired by the high level of artistry and musicianship from this year’s entrants. We also would like to congratulate their private teachers, school music programs, and families for their guidance and support of these wonderful students.
Results of the 2022 EYSO Concerto Competition –
First Place – Jeremiah Jung, violin (Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor)
Honorable Mention – Sasha Tarassenko, flute (Griffes Poem)
For general information and reference, a sample of EYSO programming is as follows:

November 2019
Verdi, Forza del Destino Overture
Kodály, Hary Janos Suite
Barber, Second Essay for Orchestra
Khachaturian, Adagio of Spartacus and Phrygia

February 2020
Haydn, Concerto for Trumpet & Orchestra in E-flat Major (with Michael Tiscione, Associate Principal Trumpet, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra)
Shostakovich, Symphony No. 9

May 2020
Moncayo, Huapango
Shostakovich, Cello Concerto No. 1, Timothy Cho, Cello (Winner, 2020 EYSO Concerto Competition)
Copland, Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo

Virtual Programming, 2020-2021
Tchaikovsky, Symphony No. 4 in F Minor
Rimsky-Korsakov, Capriccio Espagnol
Grieg, Varen
JS Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 3
Mahler, Symphony No. 2 (Movement V Excerpts)
Brahms, Concerto in D Major for Violin (Movement II Excerpts)

2022-2023 Season Highlights

Stravinsky, Firebird Suite (1919)
Saint-Saëns, Symphony No. 3
Rimsky Korsakov, Russian Easter Overture
Prokofiev, Lt. Kijé Suite

Please visit the Past Seasons page for select repertoire from previous seasons.