"For the Love of Music Since 1866"
The Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Leon Burke III, is a dynamic ensemble providing orchestral experience for young musicians from across the Metro-East area. Youth Orchestra members range in age up to High School students. College students may serve as musician mentors.
Special events include the George N. Tuerck Memorial Concert featuring competition winners and the annual Inter-Generational Orchestra program held each summer. The Philharmonic Youth Orchestra was founded in 1962, under the direction of George Tuerck.
The purpose of the Belleville Philharmonic Youth Orchestra is to:
Philharmonic Society of Belleville * 116 N Jackson St. Belleville, IL 62220-1427 * +1.6182355600 * email@example.com
Dr. Leon Burke III
About the Youth Orchestra