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BYSO Says Goodbye to Longtime ED

Trudi Jackson, Executive Director of BYSO, is leaving our organization as of May 31. We will all miss her!

The BYSO Board has hired an Interim Executive team, Marcia Isenberg and Suzie Cavassa, to lead the organization while the Board seeks a permanent successor to Trudi.

Summer Sign-Ups Now Open!

BYSO plans to offer in-person summer camp options this year. For more information, and to sign up, check out the Summer Music page.

BYSO’s Friday Family Newsletter

BYSO’s weekly newsletter for BYSO families is out! Our newsletters contain important information including deadlines, upcoming events, and student opportunities. Read up on today’s newsletter or view all newsletters.

Garden Party Final Week

This week, we present the final week of BYSO’s Garden Party fundraiser event! We had so many excellent performances submitted by students, that we will be posting new video performances every day this week until the final Grand Finale on Saturday, May 15.

View performances on BYSO’s website or YouTube Garden Party Playlist.

How to Support BYSO’s Garden Party

All proceeds benefit BYSO’s programs and student scholarships. BYSO is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your donations are tax-deductible.

Thank you for your support of Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra.

 

BYSO’s Garden Party Update

Thanks to the generosity of sponsors, donors, and social media engagers, we have reached 88% of our $20,000 fundraising goal! What an amazing accomplishment. We are so thankful for our community and for all of our students who have contributed their time and talents to the event.

This week is Week 5 of BYSO’s Garden Party, with just 2 short weeks left until the Garden Party Grand Finale on Saturday, May 15. If you have not had a chance to view our videos, go to BYSO’s YouTube channel. New videos are posted every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday until the 15th.

How can you support BYSO’s Garden Party?

  • Make a contribution.
  • Subscribe to BYSO’s YouTube Channel.
  • Engage with BYSO’s Garden Party posts on Instagram and Facebook.
  • Mark your calendars for the Garden Party Grand Finale on May 15!

All proceeds benefit BYSO’s programs and student scholarships. Thank you for your support of Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra.

BYSO’s Friday Family Newsletter

BYSO’s weekly newsletter for BYSO families is out! Our newsletters contain important information including deadlines, upcoming events, and student opportunities. Read up on today’s Friday News and Announcements.

View all newsletters.

Summer Camp Survey

Help BYSO plan its summer programs. Please fill out this short survey.

We are planning both in-person and online options, but we need a sense of the level of interest before we make firm commitments. Thank you for your help.

Have You Paid Spring Tuition?

Tuition for BYSO’s Spring Quarter was due on April 4, 2021. If you have not yet paid, please do so now. Tuition assistance is available. Contact admin@byso.org if you have any questions.

Pay Tuition

BYSO College Scholarship Opportunity

BYSO’s $1000 Charlotte Field Memorial Scholarship was established in 2005 with funds from the Charlotte Field Memorial Trust to honor an outstanding graduate of BYSO. Applicants must have been a member of BYSO for at least one season since age 14 and must be accepted as a full-time student for the coming academic year at an accredited undergraduate college or university. In keeping with our commitment to encourage the whole person, the student need not be a music major.

The application deadline is April 30, 2021.

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BYSO’s Friday Family Newsletter

BYSO’s weekly newsletter for BYSO families is out! Our newsletters contain important information including deadlines, upcoming events, and student opportunities. Read up on today’s Friday News and Announcements.

View all newsletters.

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