Barrington Youth Orchestra

The premier performing ensemble of the Barrington Music Institute is the Barrington Youth Orchestra. This auditioned group features students ready for the challenge of playing advanced string literature.


Barrington Prelude Orchestra

This exciting group is for younger students who are ready for an appropriate challenge and growth experience in a fun, social setting.


Summer Strings Camp

The Institute hosts a five-week summer strings camp.  Students rehearse four days each week on a wide variety of music including pop, jazz, folk, Broadway, rock, movies and classics.  The camp hosts a finale concert at Citizen’s Park. REGISTER HERE FOR SUMMER STRINGS CAMP 2016


Chamber Ensembles

The Institute Director will select students to participate in chamber ensembles. The ensemble groups prepare string quartet music to be performed at venues in the community.



This 4 week class assists middle school and high school orchestra students who will be auditioning for the ILMEA district orchestra.


Barrington Music Institute has events taking place year around. Visit our events page to find the date of our next concert or solo recital to hear wonderful music performed by our dedicated students.

Recent Posts

IRELAND PARTY at McGonigal’s!

January 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Tidings of Comfort and Joy Concert at BHS!

December 20th, 2016|0 Comments