The Dougherty County Youth Orchestra was founded by its former Music Director
Mr. Sergio Rodriguez in 1997.
The Orchestra is now in its
16th season. During these years because of the hard
work of Dougherty County School System orchestra teachers:
Mr. Reshetnichenko, Ms. Jones, Mr. Stan, and Ms. McKinney the group has considerably improved the quality of the
performances. It is made up of forty
middle and high school orchestra students of the Dougherty
County School System and private music students of the
The Orchestra rehearses at Darton College Band Room under
the professional coaching of Mr. Alexander Reshetnichenko.
The concerts are being held at Darton College Theater.
The Orchestra performs several major concerts each year including
the Orchestra Honor's Concert.
The Dougherty Youth Symphony Orchestra continues to provide a new
venue of cultural activity to our Southwest Georgia