• About

    Launched in 2012, the BSYO comprises three orchestral ensembles of over 250 of the Mid-Atlantic Region’s most talented musicians. The BSYO serves as ensemble-in-residence at the state-of-the-art George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology in Towson, Maryland.

    In addition to weekly rehearsals, BSYO students have opportunities to collaborate with and be mentored by BSO musicians and Maestra Marin Alsop, including:

    • Side-by-Side rehearsals with the BSO
    • Coaching from BSO musicians
    • Collaboration with world-renowned guest artists
    • Access to BSYO events at the Meyerhoff
    • Chamber music classes and performance opportunities

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  • Faculty

    Nicholas Hersh, Artistic Director and Youth Orchestra Conductor
    Jonathan Rush, Artistic Director and Youth Orchestra Conductor - beginning 21-22 season!
    MaryAnn Poling, Concert Orchestra Conductor
    Wesley Thompson, String Orchestra Conductor
    Alicia Kosack, BSYO Manager
    vacant, Operations Assistant

  • Concerts

    Sunday, November 24: Carver Center
    Cello Choirs, String and Concert Orchestras: 2:30 pm
    Youth Orchestra: 5:30 pm

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    Thursday, January 23 at 7:00 pm: Meyerhoff Lobby
    BSYO Chamber Groups

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    Sunday, March 1: Carver Center
    Cello Choir, String and Concert Orchestras: 2:30 pm
    Youth Orchestra: 5:30 pm

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    Tuesday, May 5: at 7:00 pm Meyerhoff Lobby
    BSYO Chamber Groups

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    Sunday, May 17: Meyerhoff
    String, Concert and Youth Orchestras: 7:30 pm

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  • Auditions

     

    Registration for the 2021-2022 season auditions is now open!

     

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