Youth Activities

The Butler Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

The Butler Philharmonic Youth Orchestra is the official youth orchestra of the Butler Philharmonic Orchestra.  Visit the BPYO page for details about auditions and the rehearsal/concert schedule.

Scholarship Opportunities

The Butler Philharmonic sponsors and maintains three outstanding opportunities for young musicians.  For information on each scholarship including deadlines to apply, visit the individual scholarship pages.

David & Marge Belew Young Artist Solo Competition
for Orchestral Instrumentalists

BPO Guild Voice Award

Edward Kezur Awards

Educational Resources

Classics For Kids (90.9 WGUC Public Radio)

Visit, Cincinnati Public Radio’s award winning website that introduces children to classical music.

Music Lessons

The BPO acts as a resource for securing both music lessons and small ensembles in the community, churches and in schools.  Submit the Contact Us form for private instructor referral.