Our mission is to make music instruction and ensemble playing available to all, thereby developing character and sense of community.

The Metropolitan Youth Orchestras of Central Alabama, a 501 (c) 3 organization, was incorporated on June 15, 2007. All donations are tax deductible. 

The Scrollworks Youth Music School began on February 16, 2008.

Board of Directors

Dr. Mary Whitley, Chairman

Molly Goforth

James Hrom

Samuel Nordlund, Fundraising Chair

Doug Orcutt, Vice-Chair


Jeane Goforth, CEO

Sara Tucker, Music Director/Operations Manager

Cindy Orcutt, Education Director/Bookkeeper

Jessica Chriesman, Media and Outreach Coordinator

Melissa Surles, Check-in Desk


Hope Blankenship, Piano

Bob Crosby, Strings, Brass

Georgia Dussich, Strings

Meg Ford, Strings

Sam Herman, Percussion

Dane Lawley, Winds

Cindy Orcutt, Strings

Sarah Orcutt, General Music

Anna Taylor, Strings

Sara Tucker, Winds

David Verin, Percussion

Anna Willis, Choir, Voice

Zoe Willis, Piano