Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras

  • Welcome to the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras!

  • Young artists make professional sound

  • Nine Ensembles. One Love of Music.

  • A place to learn and grow.

  • Full orchestras from strings to percussion

  • Scotland & Iceland Tour Summer 2018

  • Saturday rehearsal

  • Music Made. Friendships Forged.

  • Share. Learn. Grow.

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Meet the Conductors

Open Rehearsals

Be a part of GBYO! See and hear our Saturday morning rehearsals at Tomlinson MS on October 27 from 9:30-11 am. Learn the history and philosophy of GBYO and what makes us a thriving and exciting organization valued by over 300 families. RSVP recommended.

All instruments welcome! READ MORE.

 


Fall Auditions Schedule:

November 5, 2018. 4 pm – 6 pm.

Your audition will give us information about which group is best for you. GBYO has 9 different ensembles, including 2 Jazz ensembles and a dedicated Percussion ensemble, as well as a Chamber Orchestra for our most advanced musicians. Audition registration is required.

Students will be notified of audition time by Nov. 2.

GBYO is serious about its mission to inspire and educate young musicians. Our holistic approach to music education means we challenge students at every stage of their music development while making sure they feel supported by their conductors and peers. GBYO’s young musicians develop their talents beyond what they possible and feel pride and joy in their accomplishments. Support GBYO with a donation and help us expand our reach to more musicians. Thank you! 

 

Carmina Burana

Sunday, March 31, 2019, 3:00 pm
Klein Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT
Principal will perform with Mendelssohn Choir of CT and professional soloists. Bonus performance by the GBYO advanced Jazz Ensemble!

Tickets available at theklein.org.

AND Saturday, April 6, 2019, 7:00 pm
Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University
Principal will perform with Mendelssohn Choir of CT and Fairfield Univ. Glee Club.

2018-19 Concerts

Fall Concert 

Sunday, November 18, 2018, 2:00 pm
Klein Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT
All ensembles will perform.

Tickets available at theklein.org.

Pops Concert 

Sunday, December 2, 2018, 2:00 pm
Quick Center for the Arts, Fairfield University
Hear holiday, jazz, classical and popular favorites! Perfect for the entire family!

Tickets available at gbyo.tix.com.

GBYO Concerto Competition 

Saturday, January 26, 2019, 2:00 pm
WSHU Studios @ Sacred Heart University
Solo performances by members of Principal Orchestra.

FREE ADMISSION! RSVP.

Winter Concert

Sunday, March 3, 2019, 2:00 pm
Klein Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT
All ensembles except Principal will perform. Hear our new Chamber Orchestra!

Tickets available at theklein.org.

Spring Concert

Sunday, May 19, 2019, 2:00 pm
Klein Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT
All ensembles will perform. Hear the winner of the 2019 GBYO Concerto Competition perform solo accompanied by the Principal Orchestra.

Tickets available at theklein.org.