Only music clarifies, reconciles, and consoles. But it is not a straw just barely clutched at. It is a faithful friend, protector, and comforter, and for its sake alone, life in this world is worth living. -- Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

YOBC Ensembles & Programs

Students in grades 3-12 can audition to join YOBC's bands, orchestras, and chamber groups. Learn more about these and all our programs.

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YOBC Concerts

YOBC's concert calendar for the 2017-18 season.
Fall Concerts, Spring Concerts, Chamber Events, Special Guest Jennifer Montone.

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Can music really change a child’s life?
At YOBC, we see the difference music makes in children’s lives every day.

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Symphony Orchestra ♦ Fanfare Winds ♦ Wind Ensemble ♦ Philharmonia
Ripieno ♦ Wind Symphony ♦ Concertino ♦ Prima Strings
Chamber Ensembles: Honors Strings ♦ Flutes ♦ Clarinets ♦ Percussion ♦ Brass ♦ Woodwinds

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The Youth Orchestra of Bucks County provides students with advanced musical training to enhance and supplement their school programs. In addition to our weekly program, YOBC offers students opportunities for peer mentoring, a chance to meet other kids who love music, chamber ensembles, advanced performing opportunities, and professionally run master classes for all instrumental groups. Explore our website to discover all of the possibilities. Join us! Support YOBC and music education.
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