Creating the next generation of arts leaders.

An organization for high school students who are interested in changing the Chattanooga classical music scene.


STYI reaches out to the community to spread their love for classical music


Members have opportunities to rehearse and perform together


Whether meeting as a group or interviewing artists, STYI is always generating new ideas


The String Theory concert series in Chattanooga is one of the best of its kind


Click on each member's photo for a biography.

Bryony Stroud Watson, Coordinator

Allen Liu, Co-Chair

Mary Black, Co-Chair

Briana Brady, Vice President

Darya Bajestani

Brianne Tankesley

Brandon McGrath

Sarah Anne Evans

The mission of STYI is to cultivate the next generation of arts leaders and music lovers, create connections between talented young minds and world class artists, and foster a lifelong appreciation for the arts through chamber music.