Boise Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

The Boise Philharmonic Youth Orchestra is the Treasure Valley's premier performing youth symphonic group. The group is open to woodwind, brass, percussion, and string 9th-12th grade students by audition. The BPYO provides professional ensemble training and opportunities through rehearsals with conductor Grant Harville and coachings from principal players of the Boise Philharmonic.The orchestra performs three concerts per year, with programs selected to broaden these young musicians’ fluency with the enduring masterworks of the standard orchestral repertoire.


The purpose of the Boise Philharmonic Youth Orchestra is:

1. To provide talented, accomplished young musicians from throughout the Treasure Valley with outstanding musical training and experience through full orchestra rehearsals and performances.

2. To enhance and develop current and future arts participation by our youth.

3. To enhance the cultural life of the Treasure Valley by providing excellent performances of the orchestral music.

2016 - 2017 CONCERT CALENDAR:

FALL CONCERT: November 1, 2016 - 7:00pm - Morrison Center

WINTER CONCERT: February 6, 2017 - 7:00pm - Brandt Center at NNU

SPRING CONCERT: May 1, 2017 - 7:00pm - Morrison Center

Concert tickets available at the door: $8 per person / $35 for family of 5 or more.


***NEW PROGRAM FOR 2016-2017 Season!! Calling all college and high school-level composers!***

New composer-in-residence program. Call for scores. Please download the following information:

BPYO composer program


***Auditions for the 2016-2017 Season!!***

Auditions for BPYO's 2016-2017 season will take place on MAY 21 and 22, 2016.

Please download the following information and excerpts. 

Audition packet 2016-2017

Audition Excerpt List


Excerpts by instrument: 

Flute

Piccolo

Oboe

Clarinet

Bassoon

Horn

Trumpet

Trombone

Bass Trombone

Tuba

Percussion

Piano

Harp

Violin

Viola

Cello

Bass


Recordings available at buytheaudio.com/BuyTheAudio/BPYO.html


CONTACT INFORMATION
Lauren Folkner 
Director of Education & Community Engagement

Boise Philharmonic
208.344.7849
education@boisephilharmonic.org