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Athens Symphony collection

Athens Symphony collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Athens Symphony collection
Creator: Athens Symphony (Athens, Ga.)
Inclusive Dates: 1978-2022
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms4592
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Athens (Georgia) Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1978. The first performance was held in 1979 at Clarke Central High School's Mell Auditorium. Their current home is the Classic Center, where rehearsals are in the Ligotti Room. The orchestra's offerings include a fall, spring, Christmas and pops concerts. The first conductor was Albert Ligotti, followed by Susan Dinwiddie, then Brad Maffett.

Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs, correspondence, programs, and business records including articles of incorporation, license agreements, donors, rehearsal schedules, and meeeting agendas.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item, box, folder], Athens Symphony collection, ms4592, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Articles of incorporation
Athens Symphony (Athens, Ga.)
License agreements -- Georgia -- Forms.
Nonprofit organizations.
Promotional materials.
Symphony orchestras

Related Collections in Other Repositories

The audiovisual materials related to this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archives.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Administrative files, 2004
12Administrative files, 2005
13Administrative files, 2006
14Administrative files, 2007
15Administrative files, 2008
16Administrative files, 2009
17Administrative files, 2010
18Administrative files, 2011
19Administrative files, 2012
110Administrative files, 2013
111Administrative files, 2014
112Administrative files, 2015
113Concert flyers, 2018
114Concert flyers, 2021
115Concert flyers, minutes, 2022
116Articles of incorporation, bylaws, 1978
117-19License agreements, 2004-2019
120Script - To Whom the Angels Spoke by Terry Kay
122-26Concert programs, 2003-2021