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.

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Sunday Afternoon Rehearsals

Auditions for 2017-18 Season

Click here to learn more about auditioning for GBYO. We welcome all instruments! We accept musicians from grades 5-12 into one of our 5 regular ensembles. Separate auditions are held for Jazz Ensemble.


Auditions for New Students

Still actively seeking the following instruments: Percussion (to join new Percussion Ensemble); Tuba; Bassoon; Oboe; French horn; Trombone; Bass.  For more information, email gbyo@gbyo.orgRegistration is required.

Return your audition form today! Easy online access and audition fee payment!

Summer 2018 International Trip to Scotland & Iceland

GBYO will travel to Scotland & Iceland on a performance and sightseeing tour June 28 - July 6, 2018! Highlights include two performances in Scotland and one in Reykjavik, Iceland at the spectacular Harpa Hall plus visits to castles, cathedrals, national parks, and medieval towns. Members of Symphony, Jazz, and Principal ensembles are eligible to perform but all members of the GBYO extended family are invited to join the tour.





2016-17 Concert Highlights

Pequot Library Lawn Concert


Spring Concert


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