Why Join BYO?

BYO was created to introduce dedicated young musicians to the full symphony experience. It continues to fulfill that mission while offering advanced opportunities. BYO is an ideal place to:


  • Experience a friendly and professional orchestra audition

  • Join a community of young musicians working together to produce the combined sound of professional-level full symphony repertoire

  • Play in a chamber ensemble, led by an Artist-in-Residence

  • Compete to play a concerto backed by the full orchestra

  • Grow orchestra-readiness skills through our introductory program BYPO

  • Join our invitation-only advanced sub-orchestra BYCO

Find out if BYO is for you, look over our fees and volunteering and the audition expectations, then schedule an audition! We look forward to meeting you.