In 1975 the Director of Callanwolde Fine Arts Center approached Stephen J. Ortlip, then choir director of Decatur Presbyterian Church, and asked him to start a co-
Now celebrating its 41st season, AYS is bringing music to life for children and youth in metro Atlanta and audiences all over the world. Last year, over 90,000 people heard AYS sing! Workshops, master classes, and lecture demonstrations with skilled instructors and guest artists are offered annually to students and music educators. 20,000+ audience members each year and 2,000+ Alumni and their families have benefitted directly from AYS programs. Over 210 Singers ages 7-
During the last 39 years, AYS has performed with Robert Shaw and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, at the Closing Ceremonies of the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games and at numerous events sponsored by nationally recognized organizations such as The Coca-
In the 2012-
In May of 1998 Paige Fumbanks Mathis was named Music Director of ATLANTA YOUNG SINGERS and the first holder of the Stephen J. Ortlip chair after being an AYS Singer herself. She founded the AYS Youth Chorale in 1994 as an expansion of AYS.
ATLANTA YOUNG SINGERS has been festival participants since 1975
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See 40+ years of distinguished AYS performance Invitations, international venues, and more
Remember when? Take a look back to 1975 and
hear THE FUTURE. NOW.
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