Acadiana Symphony Orchestra & Conservatory of Music

The Acadiana Symphony Orchestra is one of only two in the United States that is associated with a Conservatory of Music. This unique partnership sets ASO apart from other symphony organizations in the country. The mission of the ASO, and its Conservatory is unified in order to achieve a cohesive approach in the development of high quality performances and educational programs.

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Featured Events

Symphonic Landscapes

Beauty of Natural Science

September 24, 2016, 6:30 PM
Heymann Performing Arts Center
Westwater Arts: Nicholas Bardonnay, multimedia artist, and UL Percussion Ensemble directed by Troy Breaux
Epic season opener featuring visual journey through the Grand Canyon and Iceland with two original percussion works.


Do-Re-ME! is an arts-integrated curriculum that uses music to reinforce comprehension in Literacy, Math, Science, and Social Studies. 

Register for Music Lessons

Now Registering ONLINE for Fall 2016!

We offer individual and group music lessons for children, teens, and adults at every skill level. Piano, violin, guitar, and voice are among our most popular offerings, but you can also learn to play trumpet, flute, percussion, Cajun accordion, and more. Register online today!

Renew Your Season Tickets

In our 32rd concert season, ASO launches a new five-year artistic vision: STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math)

During the 2016 – 2017 season, we have prepared a season of musical experiences that artistically illustrate the relationship between orchestral sounds and different areas of  SCIENCE.