Welcome to the Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras, the premiere youth orchestra experience in Boulder and the surrounding area!

This organization is under the musical leadership of Gary Lewis, the Director of Orchestral Studies and Professor of Music in the College of Music at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

Our ensembles:

• Symphony, conducted by Gary Lewis, Artistic Director

• Philharmonic, conducted by Emily Bowman

• Wind Ensemble, conducted by Erik Johnson

• Sinfonia, conducted by Paul Rowinski

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    2013-2014 Season

Entrance Auditions

Audition to join the Greater Boulder Youth Orchestras for the 2014-2015 season.

Auditions will be held May 10 and 12.

Audition requirements and sign up form here.

Season Finale

Sunday May 4, 2pm

Macky Auditorium

The Season Finale features the amazing winners of our annual concerto competition!

Allyson Stibbards will perform the third movement of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto. She attends Skyline High School and studies with Stacey Brady.

Adrian Emmett-Mattox, violin, will perform from Vivaldi’s Spring. He is an 8th grader at Shining Mountain Waldorf school and studies with Paul Rowinski.

Guest conductor Dr. Donald McKinney will lead the GBYO Symphony in performances of Tchaikovsky, Schubert and Reinecke. Dr. McKinney, conductor at the esteemed Interlochen Academy and newly appointed Director of Bands at the CU College of Music, brings a depth of expertise and vitality to his work with the youth orchestra.

Tickets available here.

Dr. Donald McKinney

Adrian Emmett-Mattox

Allyson Stibbards

Boulder Philharmonic Collaboration

Sunday April 27, 2pm

Mt. Range High School

12500 Huron St, Denver, CO 80234

The GBYO Symphony will perform at Mt. Range High School alongside members of the Boulder Philharmonic!

Join for an hour-long performance featuring the music (and soloist!) of the Season Finale concert.

Free for students! Only $5 for adults.

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