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Providing youth of all ages the opportunity to perform at the highest level.

2024-25 Auditions are now open.

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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.

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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.

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An essential component to our experience providing a deep musical and intellectual opportunity for young musicians and audiences alike.

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Chamber Music

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.

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Musical Experiences

Summer Camp

Students that audition into JRO, REP and BYS begin their season at our summer program at New England Music Camp in Sidney, ME.

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International Tour

Our premier orchestra maintains an international presence with tours and performances in world-renowned venues across the globe.

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