Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) is one of the most comprehensive youth orchestras in the nation, with a programmatic scope that includes exceptional orchestral training, full-length opera performances, special programming uniquely designed for very young children and unparalleled opportunities for underserved youth to achieve the highest level of artistic mastery. For over 60 years, BYSO has ignited a passion for the pursuit of excellence in music making in Boston’s youth. There is no other place for Boston’s children to experience music in such a unique and holistic way. Transformation is our goal. Excellence in music-making is our means.