The Bremerton Youth Symphony's mission is to engage youth of Greater Kitsap County in orchestral and ensemble experiences marked by educational excellence.

Bremerton Youth Symphony

The Bremerton Youth Symphony's mission is to engage the youth of Greater Kitsap County in orchestral and ensemble experiences marked by educational excellence. Their youth musicians range from age ten to twenty. Participating youth explore orchestral and ensemble music with future friends and community members, and develop greater proficiency, stage presence, teamwork, and increased abilities to focus and problem solve. Bremerton Youth Symphony offers a range of symphonic groups, a chorale, and a jazz ensemble. Their next round of auditions takes place on September 16th. To join, submit paperwork (PDFs below) and $35 placement audition fee and they will contact you with an audition time.

2018-19 Registration Forms

BYS Registration 2018-19 (PDF)

Jazz Registration 2018-19 (PDF)

Chorale Registration 2018-19 (PDF)

APPLICATION FOR SCHOLARSHIP 18-19 (PDF)

2018-19 Audition Materials

Symphony – Strings, Winds/Brass/Percussion (PDF)

Orchestra – Strings, Winds/Brass/Percussion (PDF)

Jazz Ensemble- Jazz Ensemble Grades 6-8, Jazz Ensemble Grades 9-12 (PDF)

Call (360) 373-1722 or visit Bremerton Symphony Orchestra's site if you have questions about which piece to play for your audition!

Tigran Arakelyan will take the helm as Music Director of Bremerton Youth Symphony for the 2018-19 Season. Armenian-American Music Director and Conductor of Port Townsend Community Orchestra, Federal Way Youth Symphony, and Bainbridge Island Youth Orchestras, Mr. Arakelyan was previously the assistant conductor of Los Angeles Youth Orchestra, Whatcom Symphony Orchestra, Northridge Youth Philharmonic, and the associate conductor of Rainier Symphony. For three seasons he was a Senior Conducting Fellow with California Philharmonic, comprised of musicians from LA Chamber Orchestra, LA Opera, and other professional orchestras.Mr. Arakelyan was also a prize winner in The American Prize—Vytautas Marijosius Memorial Award in Orchestral Programming and at the Global Music Awards. Learn more about Mr. Arakelyan on his website.

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