Samuel Fordis Young Artists Concerto Competition

If you will be between the ages of 5 and 23 by October 23, 2016, we encourage you to apply for the 2016-2017 competition. For requirements, refer to the application and the
2016-2017 Concerto Competition page.


The Georgia Philharmonic is now accepting applications on all instruments. There are openings for string players to join the orchestra as full-time members, and sub opportunities available for wind, brass, and percussion. To request an audition, please complete our online application.

Upcoming Concerts

October 15, 2016, 7 pm
Fantasy Favorites
Lassiter Concert Hall

November 19, 2016, 7 pm
European Travelogue
Lassiter Concert Hall

February 11, 2017, 7 pm
Concerto Competition Showcase
Lassiter Concert Hall

March 25, 2017, 7:30 pm
Beyond Impressionism
Lassiter Concert Hall

May 6, 2017, 7 pm
Orchestral Dances
Lassiter Concert Hall

(All dates and times subject to change)

The concert was fun, delightful, and just everything that a music enthusiast could clap for. It was an evening that I won't forget and my favorite concert ever! Be careful, I'd like to hug everyone!

— Julie Eckert

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Georgia Philharmonic European Travelogue
European Travelogue
Saturday, November 19, 2016, 7 p.m.
Lassiter Concert Hall

Join us for a musical tour of Europe, complete with photos! Visit Italy with Tchaikovsky’s Capriccio Italien, Bohemia's rivers with Smetana's Moldau , and the Jewish exile through Verdi's Nabucco Overture. Imagine yourself dancing spanish tangos with Lalo’s Symphonie Espagnole, a splashy violin concerto with our own concertmaster Martha Gardner as solosit.

Hop aboard the double-decker tour bus!

A Season of Great Music Awaits You!

From epic movies to tours of the European countryside, our 2016-2017 season will be the best yet. We invite you to come along with Georgia’s premier community orchestra to experience soaring highs and heart-warming moments.

Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring is an exceptional work of American music which paints a picture of the expansive West. Listen to a portion of our performance of Aaron Copland's Appalachian Spring.

Having visited Paris in the 1920s, George Gershwin decided to capture the bustle of the city in his 1928 piece, An American in Paris. Listen to the Georgia Philharmonic's rendition of this classic work, complete with tuned taxi horns.
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