Typical Season

 

 

 

Glossary:

  • LBSS: Lake Bonneville Symphonic Society, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization 

  • NUYS: Northern Utah Youth Symphony, or "Youth Symphony", our full orchestra including woodwinds, brass, percussion, and strings. Rehearses Saturdays, 8:30 am - 11:00 am

  • NUYCO: Northern Utah Youth Chamber Orchestra, or "Chamber", our training orchestra for strings. Rehearses Thursdays, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

  • NUYWE: Northern Utah Youth Wind Ensemble, our training group for winds, brass, and percussion. Rehearses Satrudays, 10:30 am - 11:30 am

  • NUYPSO: Northern Utah Youth Preparatory String Orchestra,  our youngest string group geared towards those students with limited orchestra experience. Rehearses Satrudays, 8:30 am - 9:20 am

 

 

Here are more details about the season:

 

August
  • Concerto Auditions, mid-August, where a soloist for each concert is chosen

  • Membership drive begins with late-August in-person auditions, with additional auditions ongoing by appointment or video submission (approximately 3 weeks until the first rehearsal). 

September
  • Weekly rehearsals, mid-September through late-April, at Promontory School of Expeditionary Learning

  • Parent Orientation Meeting, held after te 2nd rehearsal, sign up to volunteer, learn more about the groups, how you can support us, and the Lake Bonneville Symphonic Society's mission

  • Pay tuition for the year

Each season is essentially as follows: 

- Weekly rehearsals September-April.

- Overnight retreats (NUYS & NYUCO)

- Three Concerts.

- A performance at Abravanel Hall (NUYS). 

For more detailed information, visit our Calendar Page.

October
  • NUYCO Retreat, usually the 2nd weekend, Camp Earley Park, 24 hours of rehearsals, games, skits and awesomeness - attendance strongly advised! 

  • NUYS Retreat, usually the 4th weekend, Camp UTABA, 24 hours of rehearsals, games, skits and even more awesomeness - attendance, even in part, strongly advised! You'll miss 3 rehearsals if you don't participate! 

 
November
  • First concert, mid-November, usually at Ogden High School

 
December
  • Christmas Party!

January
  • NUYS Recital Night, Brigham City Tabernacle,  mid-January

 
February
  • Second concert, late February, in Cache County, most recently at Logan High School

 
March
  • NUYS performs in the Youth Symphony Festival at Abravanel Hall, a Monday in early March, bus transportation provided, or you may come separately

  • NUYCO Recital Night, Brigham City Tabernacle,  mid-March

 
April
  • Final concert, end of April at Box Elder High School

  • End-of-Season Celebration!