Symphony Scholars High School Program

Your backstage pass
to the BPO!

Symphony Scholars is designed to widen high school students’ interests and build a teen community of music lovers. Scholars enjoy a season pass, talk-backs with guest artists, and unique insider access to the BPO.  Open to all high school students in Western New York.  Symphony Scholars is a great addition to your extracurricular resume.

If you would like to hear about Symphony Scholars from some past Scholars themselves, visit our BPO YouTube Channel .

Registration:

Registration for Symphony Scholars is only $35. (Buffalo Public School student membership fees waived through the generous sponsorship of George and Bodil Gellman.) Parent/guardian permission is required for students to participate.  BPO staff will be present at all events to chaperone.  To register, just fill out the form below.

Symphony Scholars receive:

  • A Symphony Scholars Membership Card, good for one best available student seat when presented at the Box Office for almost all Classics, Pops and Know the Score performances.  This is your season pass to the BPO!
  • An opportunity to attend exclusive backstage events, meet guest artists, conductors and musicians, and be part of a teen community of music lovers.
  • A monthly newsletter with information about special BPO offers and promotions just for Symphony Scholars.
  • Reduced price tickets for family and friends: $20 adult tickets and $7 student tickets, purchased at the Box Office, based on availability.
  • Many other membership perks!

Please see the following list of FREE concerts included with the symphony scholars package, and please note there is also special pricing afforded to Symphony Scholars on most of the additional shows listed. 2017_18 dates and pricing.pdf

For questions or more information:

Contact Jeff Dabbelt, Education Manager, at (716) 242-7822 or education@bpo.org.

Symphony Scholars Registration 

Symphony Scholars is open to all high school students in WNY!

Upon submitting your registration, you will be contacted by a Symphony Scholars coordinator with payment options (fee is waived for Buffalo Public students) and a parent/guardian permission form.

Student Name *
Parent/Guardian Name (Permission required for participation) *
Address *
Phone *
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E-mail *
School *
District (if applicable)
Grade in School*
Instrument:*
How did you hear about the Symphony Scholars?*

Sponsored by the George and Bodil Gellman Foundation