The Musical Talents of the Georgia Philharmonic

This is the sixth year the Georgia Philharmonic performed at Dragon Con. Each year, therehas always been a level of barely-containedexcitementto theanticipation of thearrangement that will be performed. Each year, we think that it cant get any better. Each year we are wrong. Its always better.   

This year was no exception.     

The Hyatt Centennial II–III was filled tocapacitySaturday night at 7:30PM aspeople waited for the lights to dim and the music to begin.    

The hall was filled with the orchestral renditions of various show and movie themes. The energy the performers put into these musical scores was displayed with skill and dedication to their craft. The two and a half hours flew by. Riveting music, incredible performers, and the energy of Dragon Con makes this one of the major highlights of the Con every year.  

The Georgia Philharmonic is a philharmonic in the truest sense of the word: local musicians uniting and performing out of their love of music. In doing so,theartists create classical music experiences that not only rival those of professional orchestras, but also delight and inspire audience members.  

Enthusiasts become repeat patrons, volunteers, and donors. Serving the communities of northern metropolitan Atlanta with cultural enhancement and education is their goal. Sharingtheirlove and appreciation of fine music istheirpassion.    

Fans of Dragon Con and of this talentedphilharmonic orchestra look forward to a stellar performance again next year.In the meantime, if you live in Atlanta or visit outside of Dragon Con, you should check out their other performances. Their web site is, for all of their upcoming dates.   

Author of the article

Award-winning author Amanda Faith may have been raised in Dayton, but her heart and home is in the South. With a lifelong love of teaching and writing, she had plenty of encouragement from teachers and friends along the way. Loving a good puzzle has always been a fascination, and writing gives her the outlet to put all the pieces together. Being adventurous and loving to try new things, it wasn’t long before her characters found themselves in unusual situations. She loves to put people from two different worlds into new situations and to see how they interact, taking them on journeys they would never have normally experienced. Her current adventure working as a high school English professor turned Media Specialist, writing, and doing paranormal investigations doesn’t slow her down from having a great time with a plethora of hobbies. Her published credits include several short stories, poetry, several journal articles, her doctoral dissertation, and her award-winning book Strength of Spirit. With multiple degrees, she has a passion for learning and exploring new venues. She is a staff writer for The Daily Dragon at Dragon Con. Check out her new website ( or on Instagram (@dramandafaith)