Wind Symphony Members’ Area

BYWS rehearses on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:30pm (November thru May) at Great Bridge Middle School, located at 441 S Battlefield Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23322. **Park in the lot off of Stadium Drive on the east side of the building beside the football field. Walk up past the roundabout and enter the school through the doors to the left of the cafeteria.** View parking map!

ANNOUNCEMENTS!

  •  The first rehearsal for BYWS is on Tuesday, November 28! This late start is to accommodate the marching band season.  We will begin with music distribution and rehearsal followed by a short parent/student orientation and staff meet and greet at 8:00 in the cafeteria. We cannot wait to see you there!

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CONTACT THE BYWS STAFF

Mr. Walden, Conductor, [email protected]

Mr. Roberts, Conductor Assistant, [email protected]

Mrs. Eppler, Ensemble Manager, [email protected]

Mrs. Martell, Music Director, [email protected]

Dr. Elizabeth Meszaros, Executive Director, [email protected]

BYOV Main Phone Line, 757.618.1800

Ensemble Manager Phone Line, 757.713.4035

BYOV Master Calendar

April 2024

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  • SPRING BREAK
  • NO BYJST REHEARSAL -…
  • BYOV BOD Virtual Bud…
  • NO BYSO REHEARSAL - …
  • NO BYCO REHEARSAL - …
  • NO BYST REHEARSAL - …
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  • SPRING BREAK
  • NO BYCB REHEARSAL - …
  • NO BYCB REHEARSAL - …
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  • SPRING BREAK
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  • SPRING BREAK
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  • SPRING BREAK
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  • BYJST Rehearsal
  • BYSO Rehearsal
  • BYCO Rehearsal
  • BYST Rehearsal
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  • BYCB Rehearsal
  • BYWS Rehearsal
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  • BYST/TCSYO Collabora…
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  • BYST/TCSYO Collabora…
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  • BYJST Rehearsal
  • BYSO Rehearsal
  • BYCO Rehearsal
  • BYST Rehearsal
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  • BYCB Rehearsal
  • BYWS Rehearsal
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  • BYJST Rehearsal
  • BYSO Rehearsal
  • BYCO Rehearsal
  • BYST Rehearsal
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  • BYCB Rehearsal
  • BYWS Rehearsal
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  • BYOV BOD Meeting (Bu…
29
  • BYJST Rehearsal
  • BYSO Rehearsal
  • BYCO Rehearsal
  • BYST Rehearsal
30
  • BYCB Rehearsal
  • BYWS Rehearsal
Report Absences

If you’re sick or need to report an absence from your ensemble, complete and submit the Absence Form below.

Absence Form

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Pay Tuition

BYOV is committed to providing the most comprehensive music education experience for its members at an affordable tuition for the session. We are confident that our premier ensemble training program is an excellent value and investment in your young musician’s growth.

There has been a 5% increase in tuition for the 2023-2024 season. Tuition rates are based on number of rehearsals, rehearsal length, number of performances, venue costs, and instructional/operational costs for each ensemble.

The tuition for the 2023-2024 Season in BYWS is $440.

BYOV Handbook

Everything you need to know about being a member of BYOV can be found in the BYOV Handbook 2023-2024.

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