BYSO is funded through donations from community supporters, local organizations, and member families; concert ticket sales; government and corporate grants; and student tuition fees.

Tuition only covers 65% of BYSO’s costs.  Donations and grants support the following vital programs:

  • Tuition assistance for musicians with financial need
  • Rental of rehearsal and performance space
  • Salaries of professional teaching musicians

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For more information on funding, please contact Kevin Vortmann, BYSO Executive Director, at

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