The premiere performing ensemble of the Barrington Music Institute is the Barrington Youth Symphony Orchestra. This auditioned group features string, wind, and percussion students who are ready for the challenge of playing advanced symphony literature. This orchestra rehearses once a week and performs two formal concerts at Barrington High School each year. They also perform in the community and on tour. Recent tours include Italy, 2019, Ireland 2017, and Israel 2015.
THE YOUTH SYMPHONY INCLUDES WINDS AND PERCUSSION If you play flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, or concert percussion, and have at least 3 years experience, you are eligible to audition.
Auditions for the 2021-2022 season are being conducted in person or online via Zoom. A date and time can be requested. Please click below to sign up or call 1-847-382-9517 with questions.
2021-2022 will be the 13th Season of the Barrington Youth Symphony! Our rehearsals will follow any needed Covid safety pre-cautions. Students will also be able to rehearse with the group via zoom.