Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras


Concert

  • Maestro Hisey on the radio!

    Kate Remington from WSHU Public Radio interviews Maestro Christopher Hisey about GBYO, the Fall Concert and why he and the kids love Dvorak’s New World Symphony.  Take a listen.

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  • Fall Concert Nov. 18

    Don’t miss Dvorak’s New World Symphony, exciting jazz music, Beethoven and music from favorite shows “Phantom” and “Les Mis” at GBYO’s Fall Concert. 2 pm at The Klein in Bridgeport. Very reasonably priced tickets at $15 and $10 available at theklein.org.  

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  • Holiday Pops Concert Dec. 2

    A fun holiday concert that will knock your stockings off! Enjoy holiday favorites, jazz, classical and music from “Les Mis” and “The Greatest Showman.” Hear GBYO’s advanced Chamber Ensemble rock the house with advanced Jazz as they play “Christmas Rocks at the Pops” and other tunes on stage together. Bring the whole family! Tickets are more »

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  • Fall Open Rehearsals

    It’s Open Rehearsal time at GBYO! Prospective musicians and their families are invited to view and listen to rehearsals on Saturday morning, October 27, 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 & Returning Student Auditions

    Audition for GBYO and join a vibrant youth organization of 340 musicians and their families! Members come from over 35 communities in Connecticut to play in our 9 distinct ensembles. GBYO is the only youth orchestra in the region with 2 Jazz ensembles and a dedicated Percussion ensemble, plus 3 full orchestras, 2 entry-level ensembles more »

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  • Open Rehearsal May 5

    It’s Open Rehearsal time at GBYO! Prospective musicians and their families are invited to view and listen to rehearsals on Saturday morning, May 5, 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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  • Kids4Kids Concert March 24, 2018

    The Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras (GBYO) and Fairfield County Children’s Choir (FCCC) in partnership with The University of Bridgeport will join to sing and perform music together at the upcoming Kids for Kids Benefit Concert, March 24th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Mertens Theatre in the Bernhard Center at The University of Bridgeport, more »

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  • WSHU Interview About “Citizen”

    Hear Maestro Christopher Hisey, Dr. Rex Cadwallader and Jeffrey Baykal-Rollins talking with Kate Remington from WSHU about how they conceived, collaborated and composed “Citizen,” which will premiere at GBYO’s Winter Concert on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at The Klein in Bridgeport. The music, composed by Dr. Cadwallader, will enthrall the audience with its originality and more »

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  • “Citizen” Debut @ Winter Concert March 4, 2018

    To purchase tickets to the Winter Concert and hear “Citizen”, visit gbyo.tix.com. Read the spoken word text of “Citizen”. The Citizen Project is an innovative exploration of citizenship through music, spoken word, song and discussion presented by Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras.  “Citizen,” a new commissioned symphonic work, will debut at GBYO’s Winter Concert on March more »

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  • Summer Music Showcase Jan. 6, 2018

    Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras presents its 3rd annual Summer Music Showcase on Jan 6, 2018, featuring more than 18 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 more »

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