- Members of the NBYO board go on learning tour of Venezuela.
- NBYO launches a bilingual prototype centre at Beaverbrook School in Moncton with 50 students playing stringed instruments.
- Expanding on the success of the prototype centre, the Moncton centre expands to 100 students and adds flute and clarinet.
- The Moncton centre expands to 160 students and adds the remaining instruments of the orchestra - woodwinds, brass and percussion.
- The Saint John centre launches with 50 students, an all strings program.
- The Moncton centre expands to 220 students.
- The Saint John centre expands to 100 students, adding flute and clarinet.
- The Richibucto centre becomes the first unilingual francophone centre in the province with 50 students.
- The Moncton centre expands to 260 students.
- The Saint John centre expands to 135 students, adding flute and clarinet.
- The Richibucto centre expands to 85 students, adding clarinet.
- The Tobique First Nations program opens in partnership with the Chief, Council and educators of the Mah-Sos School.