Apply for the Bay Youth Wind Symphony

The Wind Symphony (BYWS) is for serious high school band students who have demonstrated a proficiency on their instrument. This ensemble performs fully scored works for wind symphony. Students at this level are committed to a seriousness of purpose and demonstrate a professional level of preparedness for rehearsals and performances.  Wind Symphony is comprised of wind, brass, and percussion students in Grades 9-12 and rehearses on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-8:30 at Great Bridge Middle School (November-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 November, following acceptance into the ensemble. To submit your application, complete the Wind Symphony 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].