The BSO Side by Side program is an opportunity for high school students from select counties to rehearse and perform with BSO musicians. We work with students from Anne Arundel County, Howard County, Baltimore County and Baltimore City. For further details regarding this season’s specific concert programs, please see the information provided below.


Anne Arundel County Side by Side

Students from Anne Arundel County work with the BSO conductor, then rehearse and perform side by side with BSO musicians at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The program also features a young student soloist who performs a concerto work with the BSO.

Thursday, December 14, 10:30 am


Howard County Side by Side

Students from Howard County's Gifted and Talented Orchestra play in sectional rehearsals led by BSO musicians and rehearse with the BSO conductor. They then come together for a rehearsal and performance side by side with BSO musicians at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The program also features a young soloist who performs a concerto work with the BSO.

Wednesday, February 14, 7:30 pm


Baltimore County Side by Side

Baltimore County students play in sectional rehearsals led by BSO musicians and rehearse with the BSO conductor. They then come together for a rehearsal and performance side by side with BSO musicians at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The program also features a young student soloist who performs a concerto work with the BSO.

Tuesday, March 13, 10:30 am


Baltimore City Side by Side

Baltimore City’s School for the Arts students play in a side by side rehearsal with BSO musicians at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall.


The BSO partners with Baltimore School for the Arts, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County and Howard County Gifted and Talented Orchestra to rehearse and perform side by side with the BSO. 

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The BSO’s Side-by Side programs are made possible in part through the generosity of the following partners:

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