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Mt. Baker Youth Symphony, Bellingham WA

Mt. Baker Youth Symphony (MBYS) provides a wholesome and stimulating environment for talented and gifted young musicians. An emphasis is placed on creating an atmosphere that encourages, challenges and develops their fullest potential in the art of performance.

Participants benefit from a year-long youth symphony program designed to nurture their enjoyment of music as well as develop their musical skills and self-confidence. In addition to full rehearsals, a gifted professional coaching staff provides specific instruction for the instrumental groups within each ensemble. Performances throughout the season include full orchestra concerts as well as small ensemble opportunities.

Our styles are not limited to classical music only. We incorporate jazz, fiddle, folk, Broadway, movie music, and ethnic styles. We aim to enrich the lives of families with music participation which is meaningful to them.

Mt. Baker Youth Symphony Meets at Whatcom Hills Waldorf School

Mt Baker Youth Symphony welcomes all young musicians to a new season of music making in Fall 2015!

After our huge, exciting summer music festival/camp, we are looking forward to launching the best school year ever! Check out our registration brochure!  This year we start on September 14, 2015 at Whatcom Hills Waldorf School, located at 941 Austin Street, Bellingham, 98229. Students may simply arrive there at 6:00pm for Junior Symphony, and at 7:00pm for Youth Symphony.

New students auditioning for Youth Symphony must schedule an audition with Sharyn Peterson on September 2, 2015. Email Sharyn, or call her at 360-421-2527.

If you wish to assist the promotion of performance opportunities for NW Washington youth, please share this website with your contact lists and encourage young musicians (all levels) to join the ensembles.

For more information or to sign up today contact:
Sharyn Peterson, artistic director, 360-421-2527 or send her an email.