Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras






GBYO has set an ambitious goal to raise $35,000 in personal donations this 2018-19 season and is tracking its success with a thermometer. Make a donation right now and watch GBYO’s temperature rise!

What does GBYO use donations for?

  1. Equipment, such as instruments for Jazz Ensemble or new instruments for the orchestras
  2. Commissioned works and guest conductors which enhance the musical experience of our students
  3. Concert expenses
  4. Master classes
  5. Financial support for our families in need
  6. Special performance opportunities

GBYO strives to keep membership costs low so that more families can participate. Help GBYO achieve its mission of inclusiveness and high-quality music education and performance opportunities for young musicians by clicking on the Donate button below! Thank you for supporting GBYO.


Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras (GBYO) is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation as recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. Approximately 70% of our revenue is generated by membership fees and concert ticket sales. For the remainder, we rely on the generosity of individuals, corporations and foundations to sustain and build the quality of our programs and services. Contributions are deductible to the full extent of the law.

Click here to see the thermometer!