Waco Symphony Youth Orchestra

Celebrating the 23rd Anniversary Season

Waco Symphony Youth Orchestra.

The Waco Symphony Youth Orchestra, now celebrating its 23rd concert season, is comprised of around 50 students from all over Central Texas. Membership is by audition. Rehearsals are held on Sunday afternoons, mostly at Baylor University with a few at McLennan Community College.

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.

Waco Symphony Council

For audition information and updates on the concert season, please visit the WSYO Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/wacosymphonyyouthorchestra.

Music Director:
Dr. Michael Alexander, Associate Professor of String Music Education, Baylor University

Woodwind/Brass/Percussion Coordinator:
Dr. Russell Gavin, Asst. Professor of Music Education, Baylor University

String Coordinator:
Dr. Beau Benson, Director of Orchestras at Midway High School