The Bakersfield Youth Symphony Orchestra remains an affiliated group of the Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra, operating under its own board of directors with able assistance from manager Brent Williams, parents, Symphony coaches, and private teachers. The very talented Maxim Eshkenazy conducts this enthusiastic group of young people in a three-concert season. Funding is provided by corporate and private contributions, player tuition, and ticket sales.
BYSO is a very high caliber group. Musicians are selected through an audition process every fall, bringing together the best student musicians from schools across Kern County. The group plays collegiate-level orchestral literature, and soloists from the Youth Symphony are often selected to play at the Bakersfield Symphony’s Young Poeple’s Concerts.
For more information please visit the BYSO’s website by clicking HERE.