South Shore Conservatory’s Bay Youth Symphony Spring Concert

PLYMOUTH – South Shore Conservatory’s Bay Youth Symphony (BaYS) presents its annual spring concert on Sunday, May 3, 3 pm at the Duxbury Performing Arts Center, 73 Alden Street in Duxbury.


The concert includes works by Bach, Massenet, and Gliere, as well as selections from the musical Chicago. Plymouth North High School senior Maria D’Ambrosio will be featured on French Horn performing Morceau De Concert by Camille Saint Saens with the BaYS Symphony.


Under the guidance of Music Director Joan Landry, BaYS is an orchestra program sponsored by South Shore Conservatory in collaboration with the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra (The Phil) and Artistic Advisor Steven Karidoyanes. BaYS offers two leveled orchestras, and is open to students from communities throughout the South Shore and Cape Cod. Auditions for the 2015-2016 season will be held in June. All orchestral student musicians are welcome to audition. Students enrolled in BaYS Symphony Orchestra performed with the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra in March.


Each BaYS ensemble offers dedicated and talented young musicians the opportunity to perform symphonic music at a high level in an organized, supportive orchestra program. Both orchestras will perform in this concert – Repertory, an intermediate full orchestra, conducted by Elijah Langille; as well as Symphony, an advanced orchestra conducted by BaYS Music Director, Joan Landry.


Admission to the concert is free for students K-12. Adult tickets are $10, and may be purchased at the door. Additional support for this program is provided in part by grants from the Marshfield Cultural Council and the Scituate Cultural Council.


Students interested in scheduling a BaYS audition, or more information about BaYS, may visit, or contact Program Director Candace Kniffen at


About South Shore Conservatory

South Shore Conservatory, recently recognized as a national model for arts education by the National Guild for Community Arts Education, is celebrating nearly 45 years of enriching the lives of South Shore residents through music and the arts. SSC was founded as a not-for-profit community music school in 1970 and now has two beautiful campuses in Hingham and Duxbury.  Currently serving over 3500 students of all ages and abilities, SSC is the largest community school for the arts in Massachusetts. Students participate in more than 50 diverse programs in music, dance and drama. Through innovative partnerships with social service agencies, SSC’s Creative Arts Therapies department supports the mental, emotional, and physical health of some of our community’s more fragile members. SSC’s Hingham campus is located at One Conservatory Drive, Hingham, 781-749-7565.  SSC’s Duxbury campus is located at the Ellison Center for the Arts, 64 St. George Street, Duxbury, 781-934-2731. South Shore Conservatory is a member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education.  SSC programs are supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. For more information call us, follow us on Facebook or visit


In keeping with SSC’s inclusive mission to provide access to quality education in the arts for all, the Conservatory offers programs for all segments of the population to enjoy, regardless of age, ability, geography, and financial means. Furthermore, South Shore Conservatory admits students and families of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.