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Bakersfield Youth Symphony Orchestra

"...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. 

Happening Now

First concert

Join us on November 8, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. at Independence High School for our first concert of the season! Please remember to follow all COVID-19 safety protocols. We can't wait to see you again!