General Information...

The Fulton County Youth Orchestra meets on Tuesdays at Centennial High School from 5:15 to 6:45 in the orchestra room.  The group is open to 4th though 8th grade string players who are members in good standing of their Fulton County Public Schools elementary general music or middle school orchestra program.  Auditions and an open rehearsal are on August 22, 2017.  Upon receiving an acceptance there is a non-refundable Participation fee: $175.00. Payments are due on Tuesday, October 24, 2017. Fees are payable by check only (no cash). Checks should be made payable to "Centennial H.S." and marked with the student's name and school on the memo line. A returned payment fee may be accessed up to $35 .00.

Check out a bit of our final concert from the 2014-15 season by clicking here!


The orchestra generally meets Tuesdays, with an occasional Monday rehearsal to accommodate for holidays or upcoming concerts.  We also have an occasional week off to accommodate school holidays or other district wide orchestra events.  Our fall season will be extended slightly this year thanks to our GMEA Conference performance.  Spring dates are now at the bottom of the calendar!

Auditions and an open rehearsal are held on August 22, 2017 from 5 to 6:45PM

First rehearsal Tuesday, August 29- AHS- 5:15-6:45 PM

Tuesdays, September 5, 12, 19, 26- AHS- 5:15-6:45 PM

Tuesdays, October 3 and 10- AHS- 5:15-6:45 PM

We will move to Centennial High School for all rehearsals and performances on October 17th!

Tuesdays, October  17, 24, 31- Centennial HS- 5:15-6:45 PM

Mondays- November 6 and 13- Centennial HS- 5:15-6:45 PM

Tuesdays, November 7 and 14- Centennial HS 5:15-6:45 PM


Concert: Wednesday November 15  - Centennial HS Auditorium 7PM


In addition to our fall season dates above we also have the following GMEA preparation rehearsals confirmed

Tuesday, November 28th  Rehearsal- Centennial HS 5:15-6:45

Tuesday, December 5th  Rehearsal- Centennial HS 5:15-6:45

Monday, January 8  Rehearsal- Centennial HS- 5:15-6:45 PM

Tuesdays, January 9, 16 -Rehearsal- Centennial HS- 5:15-6:45 PM

Monday, January 22 Rehearsal/Dinner/Preview Concert- Centennial HS 5:15-7:45

Tuesday, January 23- Rehearsal- Centennial HS- 5:15-6:45 PM



GMEA Preview Concert: Monday January 22  - Centennial HS Auditorium 7PM

This preview concert will be combined with our normally scheduled rehearsal.  We will also have a pizza dinner.  More details will follow!


Friday, January 26th  CONCERT AT GMEA  


Spring Season Calendar:

Tuesday, January 30th  Rehearsal- Centennial HS 5:15-6:45

Tuesdays, February 6, 20, 27  Rehearsal- Centennial HS 5:15-6:45  (note, no rehearsal on February 13!)

Tuesdays, March 6, 13, 20, 27  Rehearsal- Centennial HS- 5:15-6:45 PM

Mondays, March 19, 26 -Rehearsal- Centennial HS- 5:15-6:45 PM

Concert- Wednesday, March 28- Centennial HS- 7:00 PM


Contact Us

If you still have questions after looking over our participation requirements and general info please feel free to contact our directors Mrs. Anderson or Dr. Barket.  Application questions can be directed to Mr. Anderson.

Sharon Anderson-

James Barket-

Tim Anderson-