The Buddha’s Light Symphony Orchestra is a unique musical group that combines the beauty of Buddhist music with classical Western music. It was formed in 1993 with the ideal of spreading the joy of the dharma sound. As word is getting around about this special group, more people are becoming interested in the orchestra’s distinctive sound.
Besides performing at regular concerts, BLYSO members have also played at events such as “An Interfaith Concert Celebrating Diversity and Unity Through Music” at the Wilshire Christian Church, the Pacific Asia Museum, and the Chinese Cultural Center, Prayer for the World Peace Ceremony at Hsi Lai Temple. BLYSO small group members also participated community service with different BLIA sub chapters to perform at local Convalescent center and Nursing home.
In the year 2005, BLYSO have a successful Taiwan and Japan Winter Concert tour。They also performed at California’s Disneyland in 2016.
Buddha’s Light Youth Symphony Orchestra (BLYSO) is now recruiting young musicians up to 25 years old who play string, woodwind, brass, or percussion instruments, not including Saxophone and piano.