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Summer Camp Registration Now Open!

Announcing Dates for BYSO’s Annual Summer Camps.

Summer Strings: July 10 – 14
Summer Symphony: July 17 – 21
Summer Music Institute: July 24 – 28

Registration is now open.
More details can be found HERE.

Youth and Philharmonia Retreats this Saturday at NEW VENUE!

Due to a scheduling conflict, the Youth and Philharmonia Retreats this Saturday will now take place at:

Overlake Christian Church
9900 Willows Rd NE
Redmonds, WA 98052

Retreat times have not changed.  Your ensemble pages have been updated to reflect this change.

We look forward to seeing you all this Saturday!

No Rehearsal this Monday

There are no BYSO rehearsals this Monday, January 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Monday night rehearsals will resume on January 23. There is a retreat for Philharmonia and Youth Symphony on Saturday, January 21. Check your ensemble pages for details!


Winter Quarter Begins Monday!

BYSO Winter Quarter rehearsals begin on Monday, January 9. Make sure to check your ensemble page for up to date information about rehearsals, retreats and concerts!

Music links will be sent out by January 6 via the newsletter.

2022 Flute Ensemble Holiday Tour

Join us on Sunday, December 4th for one of two public performances on our 2022 Flute Ensemble Holiday Tour! Flutists from Flute Choir, Flute Orchestra, Youth Symphony and Philharmonia are combining to form a 50 flute ensemble that will filling the Eastside with holiday cheer!

Two of their performances are open to the public

Crossroads Mall (Market Stage)
3:30pm – 4:30pm
Admission free and open to the public

Bellevue Botanical Gardens Garden d’Lights
6:00pm – 7:00pm
Ticketed event open to the public
Purchase tickets at (

We hope to see you there!


Fall Concerts this Weekend!

Our Fall Concert Series is this weekend! We will be performing at Bastyr University Chapel, famed for its incredible acoustics. You won’t want to miss it. Click here to learn more purchase tickets!

Rehearsals Begin Tonight!

BYSO’s Fall Quarter Rehearsals begin tonight! Make sure you visit your ensemble page to double check rehearsal locations and times. And pay special attention to what student musicians should bring to rehearsal.

Newsletter Out Now!

BYSO’s first Newsletter of the 2022/23 Season has made its way to your inbox. If you are (or have) an enrolled student and did not receive the Newsletter last Friday, please check your junk and spam folders. If you still didn’t receive it, please email and we will make sure to add your email address to the distribution list. In the meantime, Click Here to read the latest newsletter!

2022/23 Season Auditions Now CLOSED

BYSO’s 2022/23 Season auditions are now closed. Thank you to all of you submitted an audition over the past week. We will begin adjudications soon and results will be emailed out by September 16th! If you have any questions please email

2022/23 Season Auditions Now OPEN!

Auditions for BYSO’s next season are now open! Virtual submission will be accepted through August 26th. Check out our audition pages to learn more about audition process, materials and timeline and access the submission link.

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