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 2020-2021

Susan Marsh

Past President
Betty Herron

1st Vice President
Paige James

2nd Vice President
Janice James

3rd Vice President
Susan Marsh

4th Vice President
Ethan Frazier

Recording Secretary
Pat Luzzi

Mary Frances Cotham

Assistant Treasurer
Tracey Rice

Fund Raising Chair
Tandy Cobb

Board Members at Large
Gail Davis
Camille Williams

ASOG Committee Chairs 2020-2021

Bridge Tournament
Gail Davis

Public Relations
Lesley Cooper

Corresponding Secretary
Alice Pfeiffer

Jane Liem

Mary Jo Lewno

New Member Mentoring

Dr. George Keck

Ellyse Frazier

Children’s Concert
Camille Williams

Orchestra & You
Jeanne & Bob Fitzgerald and James Allen, Jr.

Stella Boyle Smith Competition
Bob and Jeanne Fitzgerald

Youth Orchestra Liaison
Beth & Paul Nyhus

Artist Hospitality
Scott Mason

Concert Activities (Ushers)
Ethan Frazier

Musician Appreciation
Mary Wildgen

Ernestine Tisdell-Lawrence

Camille Williams

Guild Notes
Dr. Ouida Keck

Nominating Committee
Betty Herron

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

National Roundtable Presenter 2019
50th Anniversary Celebration
Nashville Conference

National Spotlight Award Winner 2021
Symphony Designer House 2020