Youth Ensembles

The BAM Youth Ensembles provide challenging experiences for the young and talented musician designed to enhance and supplement school instruction. Lead by acclaimed music educator and orchestra director, Mr. Philip M. Gelfer, and experienced faculty members, students will be taught challenging literature, ensemble techniques, performance skills and sight reading while discovering a new and exciting ensemble experience. Participants will play, make new friends, experience guest conductors/clinicians and have fun!

Spring Session dates

February 2021 25th
March 2021 4th • 11th • 18th • 25th
April 2021 8th • 15th • 22nd • 29th
May 2021 6th

Summer Session dates

July 2021 1st • 8th • 15th • 22nd • 29th

The Young People’s Orchestra: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Chamber Ensemble: 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Additional Performances & Events

Name Date Time Location

Spring Concert

May 13th




Registration Form
We hope all of our young musicians and their families continue to make music and share the gift of music with family and friends safely. We look forward to seeing everyone soon!

- Phil Gelfer


Young People's Orchestra

• Students with 2 years experience

• Fees: Fall - $350

Chamber Ensemble

• Students at or above NYSSMA Level 4

• Fees: Fall - $400

• By Audition Only - Please call to schedule an audition time

*Scholarships and sibling discounts available. Please contact BAM for more information.

Young People's Orchestra receives first place superior rating at competition

On Saturday June 4th, the Young People's Orchestra traveled to Pennsylvania to participate in the 2016 Music In The Parks competition. Thirty students performed three selections to rave reviews from the judges. Brookhaven Art and Music is proud to say that the Young Peoples's Orchestra was the highest scoring ensemble at the festival! Not only did they receive First Place honors, they also received a Superior rating. Parents and students alike enjoyed a beautiful day in the park and made our community proud. A job well done by all!

Brookhaven Art & Music

The Young People's Orchestra

Christ Episcopal Church Hall

64 South Country Rd

Bellport, NY 11713

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