Programs

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.

Ensembles

BYSO has served thousands of young musicians as one of the largest and most comprehensive youth orchestras in the United States. BYSO has evolved from a single orchestra to one...

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TOUR

BYSO’s premier orchestra has built an international presence with tours and performances in world-renowned venues in Switzerland, Israel, England, Scotland, Wales, Colombia, Germany, Belgium, Canada, France, Yugoslavia, Hungary, Austria, Japan,...

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Intensive Community Program

At BYSO, we firmly believe in the power of exceptional classical music education to change lives.  Our students receive a transformative music education – one that is rooted in excellence...

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Opera

Opera is an essential part of the BYSO experience. Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) believes that performing opera repertoire provides a deep musical and intellectual experience for young musicians and...

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BSO Partnership

In 2012 the Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and BYSO formed an important new partnership for classical music in Boston, “BYSO/BSO: Partnering for the Future.” This collaboration is designed to develop...

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Chamber Music

CHAMBER MUSIC at BYSO ALL BYSO members are eligible to participate in Chamber Music.  We are working on developing a chamber program for the 2020-21 season that will be musically...

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Camp

While we typically hold our annual camp at New England Music Camp (NEMC), we have decided to move our summer camp season online, and they are doing the same. BYSO’s...

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