EYSO uses Emory’s comprehensive roster of outstanding studio professors who are tenured members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (including several principal players), the Vega String Quartet (Emory’s full time quartet-in-residence) and other regional professional orchestras including the Atlanta Opera Orchestra and the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra. Please click the link to meet our Artist Affiliates!

Emory Artist Affiliates

Orchestra Manager & Work Study Team
Dr. Alexandra Shatalov, EYSO Manager

Administrative Staff & Technical Support
Lisa Baron, Schwartz Programs Coordinator
Lewis Fuller, Schwartz Center Operations Coordinator
Richard Lorenc, Webmaster
Rachael Waters Brightwell, Schwartz Center Associate Director
Martha Shockey, Music Department Administrative Assistant
Mark Teague, Schwartz Stage Manager
Nina Vestal, Schwartz House Manager
Matt Williamson, Schwartz Technical Coordinator