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The KYO wouldn’t be possible without the support of donations and our generous supporters.

Want to support the KYO? Please contact Karen Augustin, President, by e-mail: info@thekyo.org or phone: 705-292-0477

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The Kawartha Youth Orchestra

BREAKING NEWS:   The Kawartha Youth Orchestra has an exciting concert series planned for the 2016/17 season. Join us for our Chamber Music Concert on Sunday, March 5th, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at Northminster United Church, 300 Sunset Boulevard, Peterborough. For tickets contact us at info@thekyo.org.

We are excited to host three Masterclasses this season – trumpet, strings and winds. Upcoming is our second event, the violin Masterclass with Jerzy Kaplanek, of the Penderecki String Quartet on Saturday, February 25th, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Mount Community Center in Peterborough.

Senior Orchestra
Under the direction of Music Director Michael Newnham  and professional instrumental coaches, the Kawartha Youth Orchestra offers young musicians an advanced level of instruction and a quality orchestral experience in the Kawartha region.

Sectionals and rehearsals are held on Sunday afternoons (1:00-4:30 p.m.) at The Mount Community Centre, 1545 Monaghan Rd. Peterborough. We are still accepting new musicians for our 2016/2017 season. Auditions for the 2016/2017 season may be scheduled by request, contact us at info@thekyo.org.

Junior Orchestra
We are very pleased to announce the 2016-2017 inaugural season of the Junior Kawartha Youth Orchestra (JKYO). This orchestra is available to children ages 8 + and no auditions are required. Young musicians will learn and play orchestral music in a supportive and nurturing environment.

All students must know how to read music and have some experience on their primary instrument. Rehearsals are held at Long and McQuade, 296 Aylmer St N, Peterborough on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-7:30 p.m. The JKYO is a feeder orchestra for the Kawartha Youth Orchestra and the conductor is Marilyn Chalk.  For more information please visit our website http://www.jkyo.org/ or send us an email info@jkyo.org

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