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Listen to this conversation that touches on Bettie Biggs' views about memorization and mentor influences as a young music student.  Hear about her experience with Robert Shaw and why the CSWG chooses to do their main celebratory concert just before the Thanksgiving holiday. This great discussion flows through years of experiences and observations,  describes a few of the many eclectic choral concerts her group has done, and ends...
Expect the unexpected in this episode of Off the Podium, with Maestro Richard Prior and principal flute, Elisa Lyle.  Elisa is an original member of the LSO, ever since the very first concert on January 14, 1990. She was Elisa Skelton t

It was September 27th, 2016 when Dr. Jonathan Keeble graced the Callaway Auditorium stage.  It was the season opening concert that was simply and appropriately…

In conversation with Dr. George Henry this week!  Already at our sixth week mark in this series...

Another episode in our series entitled Off the Podium, is ready to view!  Jonathan Wright is this week’s guest.  He is the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra’s…

The fourth episode in our series entitled Off the Podium, has been uploaded!  It features Mark Dulin who plays trumpet with the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra. …

This week’s podcast has been published!  It marks the third episode in our series entitled Off the Podium, and it features Chandler Stuart.  Chandler is…

The second podcast, featuring Sasha Prior, in the series "Off the Podium" has been published.  Sasha is the wife of LSO's Maestro Richard Prior.  Listen to this interesting...
The first podcast, featuring Tracy Woodard, in the series "Off the Podium" has been published.  Tracy Woodard, is the first guest in an interesting conversation, with Maestro Richard Prior, about her life and philosophies.  A musician in the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra, Tracy discusses ...

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The LaGrange Symphony Orchestra is delighted to announce AUDITIONS ahead of our 2022-23 Season. Core positions are open in all string and percussion sections, and we will hear auditions for our substitute roster on any instrument as well. Auditions will take place beginning at 1:30pm on Sunday, August 28th at Callaway Auditorium on the LaGrange College Campus.

LSYO and String Ensemble spring concert review and photos! Seniors honored, May 2, 2022 at First Baptist Church on the Square in LaGrange, GA.

Sounds of Home concert brings LSO back home to Callaway Auditorium with tremendous applause!

Sounds of Home will highlight Dvorak’s “New World Symphony” along with Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” – featuring guest artist William Ransom!

Spring concert announced for LSYO and String Ensemble. Admission is FREE!

Be immersed in Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra and internationally celebrated pianist, William Ransom! April 26, 2022 7:30PM Callaway Auditorium, LaGrange, GA

Dvorak composed the New World Symphony while in the United States. Find out a little more about this great work that has become Dvorak’s signature piece.

Back in Callaway Auditorium for our wonderful season finale concert with full orchestra! Don’t miss it!

The LaGrange Symphony Orchestra will be performing Dvorak’s New World Symphony along with Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue featuring guest artist, William Ransom. 

Throughout this Symphonic Legacy concert, there was a sense of connection between audience and musician. Technically, this was a high-ranking performance and was brilliantly combined with personal insight, and an easy-going atmosphere.  Loved it.

Celebrate the significant influences of Haydn, Mozart, and Mendelssohn on orchestral music as we now experience it. Their ability to effect and transform is still felt centuries later!

The Board of Directors of the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra announces the winners of the 26th annual Young Artists Competition, held during the month of February…

Join us for this early spring performance to celebrate the significant influences of Haydn, Mozart, and Mendelssohn on orchestral music as we now experience it. Their ability to effect and transform is still felt centuries later!

Congratulations are in order as four LSYO members have been selected as All-State Musicians and will attend the All-State Orchestra event in Athens this March.

Thank you to everyone involved in making this year’s event a success. Check out all the beautiful photos!

Great performance by the young musicians of the LaGrange Symphony Youth Orchestra and LSYO String Ensemble.