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The official youth orchestra of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra is an ensemble dedicated to nurturing talent, building community, and empowering young lives in the state of Alabama. The group consists of 68 of the brightest young musicians from throughout the state of Alabama.

The Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra


Kevin Fitzgerald, ASYO Music Director & ASO Assistant Conductor

The ASYO is an ensemble committed to performing music at the highest level. It consists of the very best young musicians from around the state of Alabama who come together each Sunday to share their talents, aspirations, and successes. In order to achieve our level of performance, each member commits to always bringing their best to rehearsals and performances, and we believe that each one of our members is capable of meeting these high expectations. 

ASYO Auditions

The ASYO is always looking for talented young musicians. Auditions happen in the summer and fall, with occasional rolling auditions during the season.

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ASYO Member Info

ASYO rehearsals are held at Mountain Brook Junior High School 205 Overbrook Road / Birmingham, AL 35213

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Education Operations Manager:

Erin O'Brien

205.314.6955 or eobrien@alabamasymphony.org


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  • Eesha Banerjee

  • Emma Bell

  • Shannon Boutwell

  • Ashley Brazier

  • Hannah Ellison

  • Karalyn Harper

  • James Jia

  • Catherine Kung

  • Benjamin Lane

  • Benjamin Lane

  • Carol Li

  • Cynthia Li

  • Timothy Li

  • Phaedra Manuel

  • Weston McCurry

  • Philip Mitchell

  • Emily Turner

  • Erin Wass

  • Terry Xie

  • Grace Xu

  • Walter Zhang


  • Emily Deason

  • Sophia Lee

  • Diana Nazarenko

  • Kathleen Prine

  • MaryElla Woolf


  • Benjamin Killingsworth

  • Paulina Kolorz

  • Alexandria McClinton

  • Andrew Schwebel

  • Luke Turner


  • Lauren Erwin


  • Elena Bull

  • Emily Hagood

  • Samantha Trentacoste

  • Charlene Zhao


  • Sarah Ake

  • Daniel Ji

  • Rebecca Keith

  • Lauren Nelson


  • Mya Gibson

  • Kah’lin Jordan

  • Dori McClure


  • Clara Cagle

  • Michael Coby

  • Laura Fell

  • Harry Tidwell


  • Randall Cooley

  • William Edberg

  • Alana Knowles

  • Chiraag Samal

  • Tyler Winningham


  • Lydia Hanjie

  • Eric Hendley

  • Ryan Sawyer

  • Caleb Walker


  • Wil Edwards

  • Michael Hurst

  • Matthew Willingham

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