With 49 years of artistic excellence, the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra is recognized as the largest and most distinguished performing arts organization in Marylandâ€™s capital city, currently under the artistic leadership of Music Director JosÃ©-Luis Novo. Performing five Classic Series concert sets, two Family Concerts, two Pops Concerts, and special gala concerts and events each year, the ASO continues to rise in excellence and national reputation. The ASO reaches thousands of new audience members each year with its free Summer SeriesÂ concert, joint concerts with the United States Naval Academy, and collaborative projects with other arts organizations in ballet, opera, and choral music.Â Â In addition, the ASO sponsors numerous award-winning education concerts and outreach programs in community schools, sharing the joy of music making with thousands of school children.
All Childrenâ€™s Chorus of Annapolis (ACCA) is a community chorus who strive for vocal excellence, diversity in our membership, and making a difference in the lives of our children by teaching them the rewards of hard work, team play and service to the community.
There are three levels for children ages 6 to 18:Â Training Chorus, Treble Chorus and Chamber Singers.
Approximately twelve or more performances during the school year are held at various locations throughout the area.Â Highlight performances include a recent tour to Paris, singing with the Barenaked Ladies at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Holiday Sing at the Hippodrome, formal concerts with Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, Annapolis Opera and Opera AACC, singing at the U. S. Naval Academy Chapel, participation at area festivals, the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast, the Young Voices of Maryland Choral Festival, the Boys and Girls Club, celebrations for local VIPâ€™s, sing-a-longs, memorial celebrations, and outreach concerts. Civic-minded professional area musicians willÂ accompany the children from time to time.