September Student Spotlight

This month we are spotlighting Philharmonic cellist Aeryn McMullin. Check back monthly for new posts about students and alums.

America the Beautiful: A collaborative recording

Students from our very own GCYO Young Artist Orchestra, Winston-Salem Youth Orchestra, Greater Miami Youth Symphony, and MUSYCA Children’s Choir created this virtual recording over the summer. The recording was

Read More

Virtual Summer Sessions

We held a number of great virtual sessions this summer for our students. Ms. Hutton worked with Emma Wise on violin, Samantha Rauterkus on bass, and Chloe Thompson on cello

Read More

Thank you, Stan and Roz Smith!

No – Stan and Roz Smith, pictured here with YAO conductor and artistic director Gary Robinson, are not students!  Life long supporters of the arts and education, the Smiths have

Read More

Payton Lee Named 2020 Future Stars Competition Winner

Greer, SC (Monday, July 13, 2020) — The Foothills Philharmonic Orchestra is proud to name Payton Lee the winner of the 2020 Future Stars Scholarship Competition. Payton Lee has been

Read More

Our 2020 Seniors

Congratulations to all of our seniors! The class of 2020 will always be remembered as the pandemic class.  But we at GCYO will remember you for your talent, intelligence, and

Read More


Dream Maker

Making the Dreams of Young Artists a Reality