BYSO Partners with IDAGIO

BYSO is delighted be the first American youth orchestra to partner with IDAGIO, a streaming service for classical music. IDAGIO offers BYSO students and families special pricing and access to their array of services and aims to provide other unique services and listening possibilities as the partnership evolves. BYSO is excited about this collaboration and […]

Arts Matters Day 2018

BYSO CELEBRATES ARTS MATTER DAY 2018 Today, Friday October 26 is the 5th Annual #ArtsMatterDay and BYSO is excited to join this online celebration of arts, culture, and creative expression! Over 600 artists, musicians, cultural organizations, creative leaders, and advocates from all over Massachusetts are participating in Arts Matter Day, either by hosting events or supporting […]

Mellon Foundation Awards $2.5 Million to Prepare Young Musicians from Underrepresented Populations for Careers in Classical Music

SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 Mellon Foundation Awards $2.5 Million to Prepare Young Musicians from Underrepresented Populations for Careers in Classical Music Boston, MA — The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $2.5 million to New England Conservatory of Music (NEC), in consortium with the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, the Community Music Center of Boston, Project STEP, […]

SUBSCRIBE for BYSO’s 61st Season

TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW! SUBSCRIBE! Join BYSO for our 61st season! 18-19 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS BYSO Opening Concert Symphony Hall October 14 at 3:00pm Boston Youth Symphony Federico Cortese, conductor Repertory Orchestra Mark Miller, conductor La bohème Sanders Theatre at Harvard University January 27 at 3pm Boston Youth Symphony Federico Cortese, conductor professional vocal soloists […]

“Young Boston musicians build a bridge to Leipzig”

This week, BYSO welcomes young musicians from Leipzig as part of an exciting cultural exchange program with BYSO musicians! Read all about it in the Boston Globe. The Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) celebrates its 60th anniversary during the 2017-18 season. The mission and vision remains much the same as when Dr. Marvin Rabin started […]

Welcome to BYSO’s 60th Anniversary Season!

Dear Friends, We are delighted to welcome you to BYSO’s 60th Anniversary Season, under the continued artistic leadership of Federico Cortese. This season is a significant milestone for us as we celebrate 60 years of history, music and community, and we hope you will join us by subscribing today! download and view our 60th anniversary […]

BYSO’s Executive Director, Catherine Weiskel, Celebrates 20 Years with BYSO!

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS WITH BYSO Catherine Weiskel, Executive Director This season will mark Catherine Weiskel’s twentieth year as Executive Director of BYSO. Cathy’s background in musicology and music education and her extensive experience in professional orchestra management (in Hartford and New Haven) prepared her well for her tenure with BYSO. During her two decades as […]

BYSO Celebrates 10 Years of Opera

BYSO Celebrates 10 Years of bringing exceptional opera to the lives of student musicians, the city of Boston and Beyond. Join us for a one time only performance of Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” on Sunday, January 29th, 2017 at 3pm at Sanders Theatre at Harvard University TCHAIKOVSKY’S EUGENE ONEGIN- One Performance Only November 15, 2016- Boston […]

Federico Cortese to Receive Prestigious Thomas M. Menino Award from Friends of the Italian Cultural Center of Boston

Each year, Friends of the Italian Cultural Center of Boston, Inc. (FICCB) awards the Thomas M. Menino Award to members of Boston’s Italian-American community who have made an outstanding contribution toward the preservation and promotion of Italian heritage and culture. This year, FICCB is pleased to announce that Federico Cortese, Music Director for the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, […]

BYSO Announces 59th Season

Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) announces its 59th season celebrating 10 years of opera and 20 years of service and accomplishments from Executive Director, Catherine Weiskel, Highlights include Bartok, Mozart and BYSO on Parade and much more… [envira-gallery slug=”59th-season-release-gallery”] FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Erin Keegan Ianni, Director of Marketing and PR 617-353-3359,                                                                  BOSTON YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAS […]