Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras

  • Open Auditions begin Aug. 26

  • Welcome to the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestras!

  • Young artists make professional sound

  • Six Ensembles. One Love of Music.

  • A place to learn and grow.

  • Full orchestras from strings to percussion

  • GBYO Italy Tour Summer 2016

  • Saturday rehearsal

  • Music Made. Friendships Forged.

  • Share. Learn. Grow.

Next event in January 27, 2018 8 00 -18000

Regular Saturday Rehearsals

Summer Music Showcase

Whether your young musician is ready for sleep away camp or prefers a local music experience, learn about the multitude of summer music opportunities in this area, the region and beyond. GBYO will host this fair style showcase at Tomlinson MS on January 6 from 10:30 am-12:30 pm. Free and open to the public. For more information or to sign up as a presenter, email


Barnes & Noble Fundraiser

Join GBYO at the Westport Barnes & Noble (1076 Post Rd. E.) on December 3 between 10 am and 3 pm for music and holiday gift shopping. Mention GBYO at the register and a portion of your purchase will be donated to GBYO! GBYO musicians will entertain you as you shop and volunteers will be on hand to wrap your gifts. Thank you for supporting GBYO!

Summer 2018 International Trip to Scotland & Iceland

GBYO will travel to Scotland & Iceland on a performance and sightseeing tour June 28 - July 6, 2018! Highlights include two performances in Scotland and one in Reykjavik, Iceland at the spectacular Harpa Hall plus visits to castles, cathedrals, national parks, and medieval towns. Members of Symphony, Jazz, and Principal ensembles are eligible to perform but all members of the GBYO extended family are invited to join the tour.





2017-18 Concert Schedule

Fall Concert

Sunday, November 19, 2017, 2:00 pm
Klein Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT

Tickets available at or at The Klein the day of the concert starting at 1:00 pm.

GBYO Concerto Competition 

Saturday, January 6, 2018, 2:00 pm
Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave., Southport, CT

Winter Concert

Sunday, March 4, 2018, 2:00 pm
Klein Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT

Kids4Kids Charity Concert with FCCC

Saturday, March 24, 2018, 7:00 pm
Arnold Bernhard Center @ UB, Bridgeport, CT

Spring Concert

Sunday, May 20, 2018, 2:00 pm
Klein Auditorium, 910 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, CT