"...attracts highly-motivated and talented young students and performs high-level orchestral repertoire."

The Bakersfield Youth Symphony Orchestra remains an affiliated group of the Bakersfield Symphony, operating under its board of directors with able assistance from manager Brent Williams. It is comprised of students ranging in age from seventh grade through their first year of undergraduate college. This audition-only ensemble attracts highly-motivated and talented young students and performs high-level orchestral repertoire. Under the musical direction of Maxim Eshkenazy, the Bakersfield Youth Symphony Orchestra performs three concerts per year. 

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Please note the following dates:

September 13 - Friday - You may pick up your music folder in the band room at Thompson Jr. High from 3:45-5:00 PM.  

September 16 - Monday - Rehearsal #1 in the Thompson Jr. High Band Room from 6:00-8:30 PM.  There will also be a parent meeting in the Library at Thompson Jr. High at 6:00 PM.  Tuition is due - $250

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Bakersfield, CA 93301

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