Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras


Concert

  • Summer Music Showcase Jan. 5

    Everyone is invited to GBYO’s annual Summer Music Showcase on January 5 at Tomlinson Middle School, 10:30 am-12:15 pm. Get to know multiple summer music programs in one morning with GBYO! The “camp fair” is well-attended by the best local, regional and national summer music programs. You’ll have an opportunity to chat with staff about more »

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  • GBYO Concerto Competition

    Pictured above from left to right: Jack Campbell, cello; Michael Kutsch, cello; Gerald Kim, violin; Josh Peiffer, flute; Alison Shively, violin; Alex Zhang, violin; Sequoia Kessler, bassoon. GBYO has selected 7 finalists to perform at the Final Round of the GBYO Concerto Competition on January 26, 2019, 2 pm, at the WSHU Public Radio Studios more »

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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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  • 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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  • 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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