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 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 2019-2020 Season will be Monday, May 20 2019, 7 pm at Barrington Middle School Station Campus. Please call 847-382-9517 for more information. Rehearsals begin Monday, September 9th, 2019, 7-8:15 pm.
To celebrate the 10th anniversary season, BYSO will be performing in Italy during spring break 2019!