Apply for the Bay Youth Concert Band

The Concert Band (BYCB) explores standard literature for the middle school band student, with emphasis on improving ensemble skills, tone quality, technique, and musicianship needed to build a solid ensemble foundation. The Concert Band is for beginning to intermediate middle school students in Grades 7-9. This ensemble rehearses on Tuesday evenings at Great Bridge Middle School (Chesapeake) from 6:30-8:30 (September - May).

*BYOV policy requires participation in your school music program.



    This ensemble is application based. Your school band teacher will be contacted and live seating auditions will be conducted in September, following acceptance into the ensemble. To submit your application, complete the Concert Band Application Form.

    • Applications will be processed on a rolling basis until this ensemble is full. We currently have openings for all instruments.
    • Once accepted into this ensemble, you will receive information about how to register and reserve your place on our roster.


    BYOV is a tuition-based organization. Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Contact us if you need assistance with the application fee.  For inquiries or questions please contact our Executive Director at [email protected].