Youth Orchestras

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Barrington Youth Symphony Orchestra

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 2019-2020 Season will be Monday, August 26, 7 pm at Barrington Middle School Station Campus.  Please click on the register for an audition link or call 847-382-9517 for more information. Rehearsals begin Monday, September 9th, 2019, 7-8:15 pm.

We are now in our 11th season!

REGISTER FOR AN AUDITION

Barrington Prelude Orchestra

This intermediate ensemble is for students who are ready to play in an orchestra that will appropriately challenge them and help them grow in a fun and social setting.  Students in the prelude orchestra will also combine with the youth symphony for certain selections.  Students with at least 2 years experience on their instrument are eligible to audition.  Wind and percussion students are encouraged to audition as well as string students.

Auditions for the 2019-2020 season are Monday, 8/26, 7-8:30pm at Barrington Middle School Station Campus.  Please click on the register for an audition link or call 847-382-9517 for more information. Rehearsals will begin Monday, September 9th at Station Middle School 7-8:15pm.

We are now in our 11th season!

REGISTER HERE TO AUDITION!

Chamber Ensembles

Students are selected by the institute director to participate in chamber ensembles.  Ensembles are arranged by ability and instrumentation represents one student on each part. Students rehearse weekly and prepare music for community performances.