55th Anniversary Season

Waco Symphony Youth Orchestra

Celebrating the 26th Anniversary Season

Waco Symphony Youth Orchestra.

The Waco Symphony Youth Orchestra, now celebrating its 26th concert season, is comprised of around 50 students from all over Central Texas. Membership is by audition. Rehearsals are held on Sunday afternoons, primarily at Baylor University.

In addition, the orchestra holds a Concerto Competition each spring for the following year. The winner receives a full WSYO tuition award for the following year, as well as a solo performance in the next Spring Concert.

Calendar/Rehearsal Schedule coming soon!


Live auditions for students who did not audition in the Spring will be held in the Midway High School Orchestra room on Saturday, September 5, starting at 10:00 a.m. Please fill in the audition registration form below, and you will be contacted regarding a specific time to audition.

If you have questions, contact Beau Benson at beau.benson@midwayisd.org.

Registration for returning members and auditionees:

Pay tuition online here:

Dr. Beau Benson
Director of Orchestras at Midway High School
Music Director and Conductor, Oregon East Symphony and Chorale