Welcome To The ASO Guild

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Guild is a nonprofit organization comprised of a group of dedicated volunteers who believe music and the arts can have a profound impact on the lives of Arkansans.  Our mission is to support the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and the people who make it possible.  We achieve our mission through volunteering as ushers for ASO concerts, holding fundraisers, producing the Symphony Designer House, and creating opportunities for education and performance for the next generation of aspiring musicians.  If you believe what we believe; that making music matters, then we have a place for you here, and we encourage you to explore how you can become engaged with our organization.

ASOG Board of Directors and Leadership

Nikki Lawson

1st Vice President/President-Elect & Fundraising
Michael Upson

2nd Vice President/Member Services
Mary Jo Lewno

3rd Vice President/Music Education
Dale Ronnel

4th Vice President/Orchestra Services
Teresa Osam

Recording Secretary
Alice Pfeiffer

Mary Frances Cotham

Assistant Treasurer
Gail Davis

Board Members at Large
Sherry Shinn
Camille Williams

Immediate Past-President
Dr. Ouida Keck

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Honors and Awards

National Gold Book Award of Excellence 2017
Duplicate & Social Bridge Tournament
Detroit Conference

National Gold Book Award of Excellence 2016
Playing Card Fundraiser
Baltimore Conference

National Roundtable Presenter 2014
Stella Boyle Smith Young Artists Competition
Seattle Conference

National Roundtable Presenter 2012
Orchestra & You & YOU
Dallas Conference

Governor’s Arts Award

Classic Award 2004
Symphony Designer House
Nashville Conference

Outstanding Philanthropic Organization