The SCYO is designed to offer a quality performance experience for area string players. Membership is open to string players with at least three years of experience who successfully pass the entrance audition.

Auditions for the 2021-2022 season

  Date: Tuesday, August 26th –  5:00 – 8:30

  Location: Union Grove Middle School


  To Schedule An Audition: contact Kathy Saucier at

Tuition Fee: Tuition is $100 for the year.

Schedule: Rehearsals – Thursday evenings from 6:30 – 8:00 at Union Grove Middle School Concerts: December and May in Spivey Hall. A full concert and rehearsal schedule will be provided at the first rehearsal.


Perform in world famous Spivey Hall

Free tickets to selected Spivey Hall concerts

Master classes with guest artists

Free entry for CSU All State Preparation Workshop

If you have previously been a member of the Southern Crescent Youth Symphony Orchestra, no audition is necessary. Please e-mail Ms. Saucier at with your intentions to join the ensemble for the upcoming season.

The Conductor: Kathy Saucier is one of the foremost music educators in the state. She  taught for 31 years in the Clayton and Henry County Schools. She is a Henry County Teacher of the Year and a recipient of the GMEA Exemplary Program Award. Groups under her direction have consistently received superior ratings at the GMEA Orchestra Performance Evaluation and her ensembles have been invited to perform at the GMEA annual In-Service Conference. She is a  faculty member of the Encore Music Camp.

More Information: Contact Kathy Saucier at