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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

Under the direction of Music Director Michael Newnham and professional instrumental coaches, the KYO offers young musicians an advanced level of instruction and a quality orchestral experience in the Kawartha region while enjoying the camaraderie of other young people.

We are very excited to begin our new season on Sunday, September 11th, 2016. Sectionals and rehearsals will be held on Sunday afternoons (1:00-4:30 p.m.) at The Mount Community Centre, 1545 Monaghan Rd. Peterborough.

Auditions for the 2016/2017 season are being held on Saturday, September 10th or an alternate date by request. Please contact us if you would like to schedule an Audition.

BREAKING NEWS: 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.

We cordially invite you to the first JKYO rehearsal on Wednesday, October 5th. All students must know how to read music and have some experience on their primary instrument. Rehearsals will be 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 musical director is Marilyn Chalk. For more information please visit our website http://www.jkyo.org/ or send us an email info@jkyo.org

We are always checking our email at info@thekyo.org. You can also call our President, Karen Augustin at (705) 292-0477. In the mean time, we are still accepting new candidates for our 2016/2017 season. Click here to find out more.

If you have a great idea or an offer for the KYO, contact us at info@thekyo.org or (705) 292-0477.