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Saginaw Bay Youth Orchestra

  • This program is the Great Lakes Bay Region's only youth orchestra serving the Region and the Thumb, and is geared toward advanced middle & high school aged string players and high school wind, brass, and percussion players
  • SBYO follows the orchestra practice of auditioning for chairs that are open. Available positions for Spring Session 2015: flute, oboe, bassoon, and French horn as well as all strings: violin, viola, cello and bass. Call 989-755-6471 TODAY for information!


     Session 3: March 15 through March 29; April 12 through May 3

      TIME:         2  to 5 p.m. on Sundays

                           All rehearsals are at the Temple Theatre in Saginaw. 

                           Concert on Sunday, May 3, at 3 :00 pm.

                           General admission tickets: $7.

     COST:        $140* per session.

                                 $   25 >  SBYO Deposit (required at registration)

                                 $ 140 >  Full Spring SBYO Tuition     

                                 $ 115 > SBYO Tuition Balance after deposit

   Full payment is required by the second rehearsal unless other arrangements have been made.*


     *Scholarships available through the generous funding from Saginaw Tuesday Musicale and Optimist Club of Saginaw. Need-based scholarships available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

     Complete application by downloading the TUITION ASSISTANCE form at the right. Submit ASAP, but no later than second class of each session.


       SBYO Specialists

  • Roderick Bieber, co-conductor and violin
  • James Hargett, co-conductor and woodwinds
  • Don Belcher, brass and library
  • Mike Curtiss, percussion
  • Mary Demand, bass
  • Dick Jensen, arranger
  • Anna Mamassian, cello
  • Nancy E. Powers, viola
  • Ruth Ann Robinson, violin
In partnership with the Temple Theatre


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