Symphony on the Bay

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Contact Information
Office Phone 905-320-4697
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Primary Contact Milan Sander, Director of Development, Symphony on the Bay; Phone: 905-526-1817; Email:
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
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Mailing Address 1100 Burloak Dr, Suite 300 
Burlington, ON L7L 6B2
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Burlington Performing Arts Centre
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A community-based volunteer symphony orchestra that offers diverse and attractive concert programs.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1973
Primary Executive Gerry Callaghan, President; Email:
Funding Grants - Ontario Arts Council, Incite Foundation, ArcelorMittal, The Pieczonka Family Foundation, The Hamilton Community Foundation ; Fundraising - raffles, specialty performances ; Donations ; Advertising: in concert programs
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Symphony on the Bay is a full-size community orchestra with a forty-three-year track record of meeting its mission – to enrich Burlington, Hamilton, and the surrounding area with high calibre symphonic music and offer performance opportunities to residents.  
The orchestra consists of talented amateurs, students, and professional players 
* perform 5-6 concerts per year, mostly at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre 
* hold an annual Young Artists' Competition to foster local talent
Hours Contact for information
Areas Served Burlington ; Hamilton (City of) - and surrounding area
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Must play an orchestral instrument (strings, woodwind, brass, percussion) and have several years of experience playing. Orchestral experience is preferred but not required. Audition may be required.
Application Contact Graham Young, Personnel Manager, through the email form on the website to set up an interview and audition. Audition is informal, with candidates performing a piece of their choice. The conductor will be looking for pitch, rhythm, musicality, and the ability to follow instruction.
Languages English
Fees Membership - annual membership fee ; Admission - concerts
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Music Groups ; Music Instruction ; Music Performances

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