Education / Exceptional musical programming & experiences.
Providing youth of all ages the opportunity to perform at the highest level.
One of the largest and most comprehensive youth orchestras in the United States consisting of three full symphonic orchestras, two young string orchestras, a preparatory wind ensemble, a chamber music program, and a nationally recognized training program that provides rigorous instruction to students from underrepresented communities.Learn More
Intensive Community Program
A rigorous instrumental training program removing the financial and cultural accessibility barriers that prevent underrepresented students from auditioning and participating in high-quality musical opportunities.Learn More
An essential component to our experience providing a deep musical and intellectual opportunity for young musicians and audiences alike.Learn More
Small ensembles consisting of 2 to 6 players paired with professional coaching staff who work weekly with the group to prepare repertoire for an end-of-the-year performance.Learn More
Students that audition into JRO, REP and BYS begin their season at our summer program at New England Music Camp in Sidney, ME.Learn More
Our premier orchestra maintains an international presence with tours and performances in world-renowned venues across the globe.Learn More
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2023 Auditions are now open. Become a part of something great. Click here to learn more about this season's audition process and requirements.