BW Youth Symphony Orchestra

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The BW Youth Symphony Orchestra is for students in grades 6-12. It is a full orchestra including wind, string, and percussion instruments.

Students should have at least 1 year playing experience either with their school band or orchestra, or with a private instructor. Members must have their own instrument (except percussion).

The BWYSO will rehearse Saturdays at Kadel Hall, Boesel Musical Arts Center, 49 Seminary Street, Berea, OH 44017.

Please contact Program Coordinator Lisa Hirzel with questions by emailing LHirzel@bw.edu or by calling 440-826-7550.

2024/2025 Full Year BW Youth Symphony Orchestra

The 2024/2025 Full Year BW Youth Symphony Orchestra dates are September 14, 2024 - April 5, 2025.
Rehearsals are held Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m..

The Full Year schedule combines the Fall and Spring schedules.

$300 plus a $25.00 annual registration fee

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2024 Fall BW Youth Symphony Orchestra

The Fall 2024 BW Youth Symphony Orchestra dates are September 14, 2024 - November 23, 2023.
Rehearsals are held Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Fall Schedule:

  • September 14 – First Rehearsal
  • September 21 – Rehearsal
  • September 28- Rehearsal
  • September 30 – Rehearsal
  • October 5 – Rehearsal
  • October 12 – Rehearsal
  • October 19 – Rehearsal
  • October 26 – Rehearsal
  • November 2 – Rehearsal
  • November 16 – Rehearsal
  • November 23 – Fall Concert

$165.00 plus a $25.00 annual registration fee

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2025 Spring BW Youth Symphony Orchestra

The Spring 2025 BW Youth Symphony Orchestra dates are January 25, 2025 - April 5, 2025.
Rehearsals are held Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Spring Schedule

  • January 25 – First Rehearsal
  • February 1 – Rehearsal
  • February 8 – NO Rehearsal (OMEA State Conference)
  • February 15 – Rehearsal
  • February 22 – Rehearsal
  • March 1 – Rehearsal
  • March 8 – Rehearsal
  • March 15 – Rehearsal
  • March 22 – Rehearsal
  • March 29 – Rehearsal
  • April 5 – Spring Concert

$165.00 plus a $25.00 annual registration fee

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