Welcome to the
Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras
Challenging Rewarding Fun!
Join the 2023-2024 season of the Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras!
Work with excellent conductors, a team of mentors, and like-minded young musicians! Master classes, chamber music, a house concert, SCORE, and more: with three orchestras, a wind ensemble, chamber music, and fiddlers, GBYO is a home for young musicians ages 6-21!
The 2022-2023 season concludes with a concert at Macky Auditorium! Featuring the winners of the concerto competition, a world premiere, and music by Boulder native Leigha Amick, Rimsky Korsakov, Dvorak, and Brahms.
World famous violinist and teacher Midori joined GBYO for a week-long residency in 2018!
We are very proud to have been one of five honorees!
The Dairy Center Honors, Boulder's opportunity to recognize five individuals or institutions that have made significant contributions to the arts in Boulder County, selected GBYO as an honoree!
The GBYO Wind Ensemble and Symphony Strings performed at the Lincoln Memorial and Kennedy Center!
Tuesday March 28, 2017, at 6pm, the young musicians of GBYO performed on the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center during the SHIFT Festival. The Boulder Philharmonic has been specially selected for the this innaugural festival, and they invited GBYO!
We toured monuments and museums, saw the cherry blossoms in bloom around the Jefferson Memorial, met with Representative Jared Polis, toured the Capitol Building, sat in the Senate gallery, got a behind the scenes tour at the Library of Congress including the Stradivarius collection, and performed at the Lincoln Memorial and Kennedy Center!
GBYO is a non-profit organization and relies on the support of donors.
Your support makes a positive difference in the lives of gifted young musicians and the community they serve.
The most advanced strings, winds, brass, and percussion. Conducted by Gary Lewis.
Winds, brass, and percussion from both the Symphony and Philharmonic. Conudcted by Dr. Erik Johnson.
Full orchestra of strings, winds, brass, and percussion. Conducted by Emily Bowman.
Entry level string orchestra. Conducted by Paul Rowinski.
Small groups of 4-10. Led by Matt Dane.