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Bearsden and Milngavie Youth Orchestra is a youth orchestra for children aged 8 - 18.  We have four sections, currently best described as friendly ensembles :

  • String Orchestra
  • Wind Band
  • Concert Orchestra
  • Symphony Orchestra

Latest News


We may have to change location on certain weeks through the year, sometimes at short notice. Following our Twitter feed is a great way to keep informed of these types of update as well as other relevant BMYO news. Our Twitter Feed @BMYONews is shown below:

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Open Day at Kilmardinny House

In September, some members of BMYO participated in the Doors Open Day of Music at Kilmardinny House. open day at kilmardinny
A short concert in the afternoon featured In the Hall of the Mountain King and we also played with a local guitar group led by David Crooks.

BMYO returned after the summer recess on Thursday 21st August 2014 at Douglas Academy. Welcome Back for 2014 - 2015

Our Welcome Letter for 2014-15 is available here. And please bring along a completed Registration Form on the first practise night. The registration form is available here.

If you are interested in joining one of our groups, please contact our membership secretary,

Some of our Strings played with the SSO!

Last summer, some of our string players took the chance to play with the Scottish Symphony Orchestra at their "Come and Play" event for String Players. We had a great afternoon playing Vaughan Williams Concerto Grosso in the Old Fruitmarket Concert Space. There are photographs of the event available by clicking here.

Concert News

Easter Concert 2014 at Douglas Academy

Photographs of our 2014 Easter concert are here.

Past Events

Reports of our activities in previous years

Making Music

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BMYO is affiliated to Making Music and is a recognised Scottish Charity (Registration number: SC035158).