for the 2015 - 2016 season

Saturday, August 22:
2:00 - 5:00 pm 
and August 24, 5:30 - 7:00 pm. 

Musicians, who have at least two years instrumental experience, are welcome to audition any time during the year.   
For information about auditioning or registering for the orchestra, please contact Barbara Rhodes at bearhodes@hotmail.com
or call (618) 589-3992.

Audition Guidelines:

1.  All musicians will play a short excerpt highlighting technique and musicality.

2.  Non-percussionists should be able to play 2 octave major scales up to and including 4 sharps and 4 flats.

3.  Percussionists will play a piece from their repertoire on as many instruments as possible.

4.  All seating will be at the discretion of the conductor, Dr. Leon Burke.

BPYO Registration form may be obtained at the audition.


Need a Private Instructor?
Contact one of the parent volunteers
 to receive an up to date list of
qualified music tutors.

If you tutor, contact mistypugz@gmail.com
to include your name and
school to our list. 

Our 2015-2016

Tuerck Memorial

December 5, 2015

Concert - 2:00 p.m.

Concert open to the public.
Refreshments served
after the concert.

Winter Concert

February 27, 2016
2:00 pm

Tuerck Concerto Competition

March 12, 2016
12:00 - 5:00 pm
Philharmonic Hall
116 N. Jackson, Belleville

Spring Concert

(Date not established)

All Concerts only $2 
per person

The 2015 Fun~tastic


Summer Orchestra

Concert to be held at 7:00 pm
Monday, July 20, 2015
at Grace Church
5151 N. Illinois St.

After the concert, 
there will be an Ice cream
social.  Come join us!



Barb at (618) 589-3992 or
Lynette at (314)-471-6705

Or email: mistypugz@gmail.com

    Rehearsals for the Belleville Philharmonic  Youth Orchestra are Mondays
5:30 - 7:30 pm

       Welcome to the Belleville      Philharmonic Youth Orchestra!

The purpose of the Belleville Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, which is one of the three performing ensembles of the Belleville Philharmonic Society,  is to:

1.     Provide an opportunity for young musicians to achieve musical competence by studying and performing quality orchestral literature before audiences.

2.     Provide musical opportunities for all young people in the Metro-East area and to inspire them with a love of music. 

3.     Encourage and challenge their talent to promote a desire to go beyond what is comfortable and achieve what is possible.

4.     Provide musical educational opportunities available to the Metro-East community for all.


Belleville Philharmonic


Belleville Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

under the direction of Dr. Leon Burke III