Mission and Goals


The Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestras enrich the lives and education of Maine students by providing music ensemble experiences of the highest educational standards. The BSYO performances contribute to our cultural fabric today, and ensure the continuation of a community of music lovers for generations to come.


To deliver a meaningful ensemble experience for developing young musicians;

To provide a rich musical, artistic, and educational experience enhanced by a socially vibrant and rewarding context;

To complement and support the extraordinary efforts of our community’s public and private music educators through collaboration with the Bangor Symphony Orchestra, its musicians, and conductors.