Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras

  • Welcome to the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras!

  • Young artists make professional sound

  • Six Ensembles. One Love of Music.

  • A place to learn and grow.

  • Full orchestras from strings to percussion

  • GBYO Italy Tour Summer 2016

  • Saturday rehearsal

  • Music Made. Friendships Forged.

  • Share. Learn. Grow.

  • Summer Music Showcase Jan. 7, 2017

Next event in December 10, 2016 8 30 -18000

Regular Saturday Rehearsals

2016-17 Regular Concert Schedule

Winter Concert

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 3:00 pm
Klein Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT

Spring Concert

Sunday, May 21, 2017, 3:00 pm
Klein Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT

The winner of the 2017 GBYO Concerto Competition will perform a solo accompanied by the Principal Orchestra.

For all concerts at The Klein, tickets available at or at The Klein one hour before show time. All six GBYO ensembles will perform.

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2016-17 Special Event Schedule

GBYO 2nd Annual Summer Music Showcase

Saturday, January 7, 2017, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Tomlinson MS, 200 Unquowa Rd., Fairfield, CT


Learn about local, regional, and national summer music opportunities for student musicians at GBYO's Summer Music Showcase featuring multiple summer programs from Connecticut, New England, and beyond. You will find the perfect fit for your musician! Free and open to the public.

GBYO 55th Anniversary Benefit Concert featuring Jazz Director Dr. Rex Cadwallader

Sunday, February 26, 2017, 3:00 pm
Fairfield, CT

Join us for this special concert celebrating 55 years of GBYO! Stay tuned for details or email for more information.


2016-17 Special Concert Schedule

La Boheme Concert with Greater Bridgeport Symphony

Saturday, December 17, 2016, 8:00 pm
Klein Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT

Principal Orchestra will perform with Greater Bridgeport Symphony.

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GBYO Concerto Competition in Partnership with Music For Youth

Saturday, January 7, 2017, 2:00 pm
FREE Concert @ Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave., Southport, CT

Peter and the Wolf

Sunday, April 2, 2017, 3:00 pm
University of Bridgeport, 600 University Ave, Bridgeport, CT

Live music and dance collaboration with New England Ballet Company.

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