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Plymouth Philharmonic



BaYS Performances


Bay Youth Symphony
performs with the
Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra
Saturday, April 1, 8 pm
Memorial Hall, 83 Court Street, Plymouth


5/7/17 Final Concert
Duxbury Performing Arts Center

For more information, or with questions,
please contact
781-749-7565 or

"Bays has helped me find a love for music… and I have been given a second family that I would not trade for anything else in the world. BaYS holds a special place in my heart, and it will forever."

Jacqui Farrow, Symphony viola, Pembroke


Bays has been an amazing, fun, and

challenging experience for me, pushing me to become a stronger player."

Colin MacLeod, Symphony, violin, Pembroke


"Enrolling my daughter in BaYS years ago was

one of our best decisions. She loved every minute of it and grew as both a musician and a person."

Gail Clougherty, Symphony parent


"BaYS has been such a wonderful experience for Amelia."

Kamila Rihova, Repertory parent, Norwell


















South Shore Conservatory Youth Orchestra (SSCYO)

2017-2018 season starts September 27

Symphony Conductor - Phaedre Sassano
Repertory Conductor - Elijah Langille
Program Director- Cassandra Sulbarán

Artistic Advisor - Steven Karidoyanes

SSCYO is an auditioned, sequential youth orchestra program that provides an opportunity for dedicated young musicians to perform symphonic music at a high level in a well-organized and supportive full orchestra program.

SSCYO offers ensembles at two levels: Repertory (intermediate) and Symphony (advanced). In partnership with the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra, Artistic Advisor Steven Karidoyanes meets and rehearses with the orchestras three times per year.

Rehearsals take place at the Marshfield High School Music Suite on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 8 pm.

SSC private lesson students receive a $50 discount.

SSCYO Wednesday, 6-8 pm $525/year SSCYO/SSC private lesson discount: $475/year

SSCYO Symphony Audition Requirements

Strings, Woodwinds and Brass

SOLO PIECE: Piece that demonstrates student’s ability and highest technical skills. Students should demonstrate knowledge of style, expression and articulation, and shifting ability. SCALES: Symphony students should know major scales up to 4 sharps and 4 flats. Woodwinds and Brass will also be asked to play a chromatic scale in the range of their instrument. Repertory students should know scales up to three sharps and 3 flats in two octaves. Woodwinds and Brass students will also be asked to play a chromatic scale. SIGHTREADING: All auditions may include a sightreading component.

Contact Cassie Sulbaran for more information. 

BaYS Faculty

BaYS Symphony Conductor - Phaedre Sassano
BaYS Repertory Conductor - Elijah Langille
BaYS Program Director- Cassandra Sulbarán
BaYS Artistic Advisor - Steven Karidoyanes

Tuition Assistance

Tuition assistance is available for those who can document financial need.
Click here for tuition assistance deadlines and application.