Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras


Announcements

  • Open Rehearsal Oct. 28

    It’s Open Rehearsal time at GBYO! Prospective musicians and their families are invited to view and listen to rehearsals on Saturday morning, October 28, 9:30 a.m. at Tomlinson Middle School, 200 Unquowa Rd., Fairfield, CT. After touring the school and popping in on ensemble and sectional rehearsals, families will be invited to meet students, parents and more »

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  • NEW GBYO Percussion Ensemble!

    Drum roll, please! GBYO is excited to announce the formation of a percussion ensemble in collaboration with the Jim Royle Drum Studio. The Drum Studio is well-known in the area for its excellent percussion instruction and superb student musicians. Many Jim Royle students go on to study percussion in college. Jim Royle and his staff, more »

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  • 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 & Returning Students Saturday, August 26, 2017, 9 am – 5 pm. VIOLINS ONLY. Tomlinson MS. August 28 – August 31, 2017, 3 pm more »

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  • Youth Orchestras enrich lives

    GBYO TO AUDITION NEW MUSICIANS JUNE 14th & END OF AUGUST Youngsters from around the state will play for a spot in various ensembles. WHEN: June 14, 2017. 3 pm – 9 pm WHERE: Tomlinson MS, 200 Unquowa Rd., Fairfield, CT APPLICATION FORM: http://gbyo.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/2017-18-fillable-Audition-Info-Form.pdf CONTACT:     Beth Ulman, Executive Director Email: gbyo@gbyo.org Phone: (203) 209-4255 June 2017—Fairfield, Conn.— Playing more »

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  • End of season concerts

    GBYO WRAPS UP  2016/17 SEASON WITH TWO CONCERTS Spring Concert to Feature Concerto Competition Winning Violinist Alison Shively as Soloist May 18, 2016—Fairfield, Conn.— Wrapping up an exciting 55th anniversary year, Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras will be celebrating spring with two seasonal concerts. Taking place first on May 21st is GBYO’s Spring Concert, an annual more »

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  • Music in College Information Session Mar. 25

    CLICK HERE FOR FLYER TO PRINT FREE & Open to the Public! Hear advice and information from three experienced college admissions officers about how to leverage your music interest and experience when applying to college. Whether or not you want to major in music, minor, or simply play in college, you’ll hear everything you need more »

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  • Peter & the Wolf Apr. 2

    GBYO offers another special concert on April 2, this time in collaboration with New England Ballet Company. The Sunday afternoon program will feature original ballet choreography performed to the classical music of Peter & the Wolf. Each group will perform additional repertoire as well. Perfect for families as well as classical music and ballet lovers! Tickets are just $10! Read more »

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  • GBYO Concerto Competition Finals Feb. 15

    From left to right: Gilbert Tsui, Rachel Brake, Alexa LaBaw, Alison Shively, Jane Paknia, Jeremy Page, Alex Zhang 2017 GBYO Concerto Competition Showcase for Finalists of the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras Concerto Finals NEW DATE: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 15, 2017 – 7 PM Pequot Library FREE CONCERT!  FINALIST BIOS: Rachel Brake, 16, has studied horn with Sue Spaulding since age 8.  As a more »

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  • Summer Music Showcase Jan. 21

    RESCHEDULED for JAN 21, 2017! Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras presents its annual Summer Music Showcase, featuring multiple local, regional, and national summer music programs for young musicians. The programs range from a focus on younger, less experienced musicians looking for a comfortable place to have fun while developing their musical skills, to high school musicians more »

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  • GBYO in the news!

    Read about one of GBYO’s most impressive members in the Daily Voice: http://westport.dailyvoice.com/lifestyle/weston-trumpeter-blows-em-away-in-greater-bridgeport-youth-orchestra/691108/  

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