Still have questions about how to join the CSOYO? Stephanie Pearson, the CSOYO Manager, is here to help you. Contact her at

Stephanie joined the CSO as Youth Orchestras Manager in January of 2018. Stephanie completed her undergraduate degree in Public Relations at the University of Georgia, where she also studied oboe with Dr. John Corina and marched in the Redcoat Band. Since moving with her family from Atlanta to Chattanooga in 2000, she has worked as an elementary school library assistant, led a Girl Scout troop for 7 years, and directed a youth drama team for 15 years. In 2013 she graduated from the Holmberg Arts Leadership Institute and also founded the East Brainerd Community Theater, where she directs and produces full-length plays and musicals. Stephanie loves working with young people, and is excited to help provide student musicians with a wonderful orchestral experience in the CSOYO.