AYS selects Jason Zhang as Concerto winner

Jason Zhang, a freshman at Hudson High School, joined the Akron Youth Symphony in eighth grade as a violinist. Jason started his music education in piano, and was a finalist at the Young Artist World Piano Festival Concerto Competition, the winner of the Marilyn...

George Pope receives national award

George Pope, who served as principal flute for the Akron Symphony Orchestra from 1978 through 2002, is the 2018 recipient of the National Flute Association’s Distinguished Service Award. The award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated profound, dedicated...

ASO Music Educator Award Nominations Now Open

The Akron Symphony Orchestra is currently accepting nominations for the Music Educator of the Year Award. This annual award will be presented by Music Director Christopher Wilkins at the Nov. 16, 2018, concert at E. J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall. The honored music...