August 20, 2018, Columbus, Georgia—The Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus (YOGC) is proud to announce the hiring of a new Marketing Director, Kat Cannella. This part-time position oversees all of the public relations, social media, and marketing collateral produced on behalf of YOGC to communicate with stakeholders.

“With this being the Youth Orchestra’s 25th season, it’s an exciting time to be a part of this hidden treasure in our community. I’m thrilled to be able to support our student musicians by spreading the word far and wide about the great programs and performance opportunities YOGC offers.” – Kat Cannella, Marketing Director

“Kat brings a plethora of experience to YOGC. She is widely respected and known in the community, and I am delighted that she has joined the team. As a former Maestro for a Moment candidate, she is already familiar with YOGC and will bring exciting, fresh ideas to the table to help us become a less-hidden community treasure.” – Stephanie Payne, Executive Director

Since 1993, the Youth Orchestra of Greater Columbus has been teaching the area’s most talented young musicians. Led by music director Jim Palmer, this outstanding orchestra program includes the Youth Orchestra made up of intermediate and advanced string, brass, wind and percussion musicians; the String Orchestra composed of young string players, chamber groups; ensembles including a percussion ensemble, two string quartets, a woodwind quintet, a brass quintet, a violin ensemble; and a summer string camp. Rehearsals are held each Monday evening during the school season at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts. Visit www.YOGC.org for audition requirements and an application for the 2018-19 regular orchestra season.  For additional information e-mail info@yogc.org.