Atlanta Young Singers
ATLANTA YOUNG SINGERS, Atlanta’s premier choir for youth, provides a diverse, challenging environment inspiring intelligent thought, artistic creativity, and personal growth for 130+ Singers ages 7-18. Since 1975, AYS has promoted music literacy, commissions of American choral works, support of local musicians, innovative concert formats, free workshops for educators, and outreach to underserved children. PAIGE F. MATHIS, also a proud AYS Alumna, was named Music Director in May 1998. Currently writing and doing research on her PhD dissertation from Texas Tech, she received her degree in Music Educ from Jacksonville State Univ and her MM degree in conducting from Conservatory of Music of Univ of MO-KC. She founded the AYS Youth Chorale in 1994 as an expansion program of AYS. Active in Music Educators Natl Conf, Chorus Am and Org of Am Kodaly Educators, she has served as Repertoire & Standards Chair of GA Div of Am Choral Directors Assoc and a frequent chorus clinician around the US.