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BSO Family Concert Series
Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO)
"Step in Time" 

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The BSO's Family Concert Series provides engaging, age appropriate, educational orchestral concert experiences especially for children ages 3-8 and their families. BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connections to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras, and Symphony Hall. The BSO offers three Family Concert programs per year, one of which is performed by the BSO and conducted by Germeshausen Youth and Family Concerts Conductor Thomas Wilkins, the other two of which are performed by the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) as part of a larger organizational partnership.

Featured Performers

Marta Zurad, conductor
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Marta Zurad received her Bachelor of Music degree from New England Conservatory and her Graduate Diploma and Master of Music degree from Longy School of Music. She also attended the Academy of Music in Krakow, Poland. Her violin teachers have included Wieslaw Kwasny, Valeria Kuchment, and Eric Rosenblith. She is a very active chamber musician, and is a past participant of Yellow Barn Music Festival and Apple Hill Chamber Music Festival. She plays regularly with a number of local chamber groups, both as a violinist and a violist. She is a member of the Lexington Symphony, and has performed with many other orchestras in the Boston area. Ms. Zurad also conducts the Preparatory String Orchestra at NEC. She was the founder and conductor of the Longy Concertino and Sinfonietta. She is on the string faculty at NEC, Rivers Conservatory, Longy School of Music, and the Winchester Community Music School. She serves as an adjudicator for various local concerto competitions.

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