Auditions

BYSO AUDITIONS FOR THE 2021-22 SEASON IS NOW CLOSED! 

Thank you for your interest in the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras!

Please do not hesitate to contact our office at byso@bu.edu if you have any questions.

Click here to view the Audition Standards for the 2021-22 Season Auditions 


We hope you will enjoy this presentation of Britten’s A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra. We are so excited to share this project that celebrates community, resilience, music-making, and education. This work celebrates our young musicians’ hard work and dedication during these unusual circumstances.

Director/Music Director, Federico Cortese
Creative Director, Edward Berkeley
Video Editing, Ryan McKinny
Sound Editing, David Abraham

This video has been put together using separate recordings filmed by students of the Boston Youth Symphony in their homes, with their own cellphones. “The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34”

Written by Benjamin Britten Hawkes & Son (London) Ltd. administered by Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. c/o Concord Music Publishing By arrangement with Concord