The Forsyth Youth Orchestra
The Forsyth Youth Orchestra (FYO) is a community based orchestra that has been created for young string players who live in and around Forsyth County, Georgia. Its purpose is to provide an opportunity for these musicians to enhance their music education with an orchestral performance experience.
- To provide an opportunity for students to perform in an orchestral setting.
- To create an environment that gives them a chance to socialize and perform with other students who also play string instruments.
- To learn basics orchestral technique, such as: watching the conductor, learning how to sit, learning how to perform with a partner using the same stand.
- To give students an opportunity to work with professional musicians.
- To learn about and perform not only classical music, but also other orchestra genres like folk, jazz and pop.
- To encourage self-discipline, leadership skills and a strong work ethic in students.
Talented Artists in our community between the ages of 11 and 17