"Music is more powerful when there’s more than just your part. Orchestra makes you think more, because you’re considering other people’s music, and seeing how it fits together with yours. We learn and grow by making music together. That’s the beauty of BIYO." - BIYO Musician
100% of your donations go directly to the orchestra, accounting for 30% of our budget. We can't do it without you!
BIYO is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Your gift is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
The Bainbridge Island Youth Orchestra, founded in 2001, is a training program for young musicians seeking an orchestral ensemble experience. It has evolved into a three-tier orchestra program providing music education for all levels, from the emerging reader to the advanced musician. BIYO's goal is to train the student musician in the craft of orchestra playing while instilling a deep love for music and fostering development of a well-rounded individual.