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The Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra


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 60 of the brightest young musicians from throughout the state of Alabama.

The Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra


Dr. Blake Richardson, Music Director

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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Still have questions?

ASYO Manager: 

Erin Dawkins

205.314.6955 or via email.


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