Who We Are

The Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra proudly encompasses members of all sexual orientations, racial heritage, and gender identity.

Regular rehearsals are held Tuesday nights at North Decatur Presbyterian Church; 611 Medlock Road in Decatur from 7:30 to 9:30 pm. Additional rehearsals are scheduled during the week preceding concerts.

Mission Statement

The Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra (APO) is a volunteer symphony orchestra organized to serve the musical needs of both its community and its members. The APO’s primary objectives are :

Education: to increase the musical knowledge of its audiences and provide an enriching experience for its members

Entertainment: to provide high quality innovative programing and arts entertainment for Atlanta, Georgia, and the entire Southeast 

Affirmation: to exemplify the power and strength of inclusivity among LGBTQ+ individuals and allies within our membership 

Growth: to participate in the growth of LGBTQ+ arts organizations within the greater Atlanta area