Anchorage Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is a vibrant, professional 80-member ensemble comprised of South Central Alaska's most talented musicians. Since its first concert more than 60 years ago, the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra has matured from a small community orchestra to an exuberant and dedicated core of musicians, influencing the musical and artistic standards of symphonic music performance and education throughout our community and our state.
Under the direction of Maestro Randall Craig Fleischer, the ASO, one of Alaska's most respected and cherished arts organizations. consistently wins critical acclaim from the press and enthusiastic approval from audiences. The ASO performs between October and April in the Atwood Concert Hall.
ASO Concert Seasons include a five-event Classic Concerts Series, 3 Pops Concerts, four Young People's Concerts, and projects that stimulate Alaskan musicians and composers. In addition ASO offers numerous educational and outreach programs for both youth and adults, equipment and music rentals to other organizations, discounts for youth and seniors, and accessible services for patrons with special needs.
The Anchorage Symphony Orchestra is proud of its musical heritage and grateful to its pioneering founders who sought to enrich the splendor of the Last Frontier with the glorious sounds of live symphonic music.