Education Impact | The Amarillo Symphony

Education Impact

Education Impact for the 2022-2023 School Year

This school year our education programs reached 15,628 students! Through our programs we strive to inspire, educate, and unite youth of this region through the power of music!

Amarillo Symphony Youth Orchestra


  • • 301 budding musicians cultivated (150 per semester)
  • • 4 ensembles based on skill level
  • • 2 performances at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts
  • • Maestro George Jackson as special guest conductor Spring 2023
  • • Winner of residency with world-renowned violinist Midori for Spring 2024



Greater Southwest Music Festival


  • • 3 full days of valuable musical performance and competition
  • • 8,096 students served at Amarillo College, the Civic Center, and the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts
  • • Prestigious state-recognized judges
  • All new collaboration with the WTAMU Jazz band a world-renowned drummer Dion Parson




  • • 4,466 students and 577 teachers with access to live professional music
  • • Live symphonic performance of Peter and the Wolf, a work introducing orchestral
    instruments and themes
  • • Engaging K-2nd grade students
  • • 85% of schools reached were Title I schools


Class Act


  • • Amarillo Symphony principal string musicians in classrooms and senior living communities
  • • 1,380 students and 210 seniors reached
  • • Interactive performances for audiences of all ages
  • • Program expanded to Highland Park, Bushland, and River Road for the first time!


String Family


  • • Professional string quintet demonstrating string instruments to young students
  • • Every 3rd grade classroom (~1,080 students) in Amarillo ISD visited
  • • Every 3rd grade classroom (~300 students) in Canyon ISD visited
  • • The world of string instruments opened to students!

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