Acadiana Symphony Orchestra & Conservatory of Music

The Acadiana Symphony Orchestra is one of only three 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.

The Conservatory of Music occupies a building purchased by our founding supporters. Our faculty consists of 22 certified teachers/professional musicians from the Acadiana area with advanced degrees from some of the most prestigious American universities and schools of music. The unique educational component of our organization and our programming sets the ASO apart from other arts organizations in our area.

Featured Events

Les Miserables

Masterwork No. 6

April 25, 2015 @ 6:30 pm, April 26, 2015 @ 3 pm
Angelle Hall, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Director, Shawn Roy and UL Lafayette Opera Theater Students

Symphony Shop

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Conservatory of Music

Annual scholarship auditions available to Conservatory students in need of financial assistance.


Overture Magazine, Acadiana's Publication for the Arts, is a forum of open exchange about the arts in Acadiana, and will spark dialogue about topics we ordinarily do not discuss.