Press Room

 GBYO announces 2018 European Tour:

March 31- April 8, 2018

The GBYO will perform concerts in Salzburg, Vienna and in the Rudolfinium Dvorak Hall in Prague.  This will be an exciting trip visitng Mozart's birthplace in Salzburg, the Imperial Palace in Vienna, and Prague castle along the Moldau.






 Alumni News:

Aaron Schuman -


Aaron Schuman has won and accepted the position of Associate Principal Trumpet with the San Francisco Symphony.


At age 22, he will be the youngest member of that esteemed organization.


A2013 graduate of Kenmore West High School, Aaron was a member of the GBYO from 2010 -2013 and was appointed principal trumpet in each of those seasons. He was a student of Alex Jokipii, principal trumpet of the Buffalo Philharmonic. As a high school senior, Aaron won the BPO Young Musician Scholarship and performed the Arutunian Trumpet Concerto with the BPO.


A 2017 Northwestern University graduate, Aaron studied with Robert Sullivan, receiving a degree in trumpet performance.


He is currently in his first year of graduate school at Rice University where he studies with Charles Geyer and Barbara Butler.


Aaron spent the past two summers as a Tanglewood fellow with the Boston Symphony and has performed with the Houston Grand Opera, San Francisco Symphony, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Buffalo Philharmonic, and the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra.


Our warmest congratulations go our to Aaron and his family.