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:
Alternate Contact Gerry Callaghan, Board President; Phone: 905-320-4697; Email:
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
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, Symphony on the Bay; Phone: 905-320-4697; Email:
Alternate Executive Milan Sander, Director of Development; Phone: 905-526-1817; Email:
Funding Grants ; Donations ; Grants ; Ontario Arts Council, Incite Foundation, ArcelorMittal, The Pieczonka Family Foundation, the Hamilton Community Foundation  
Donations: from members and concert patrons  
Advertising: in concert programs  
Fundraising: raffles, specialty performances
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Symphony on the Bay has a forty-three-year track record of meeting its mission – to enrich Burlington, Hamilton and the surrounding area with a high calibre community symphony orchestra, and to perform a wide repertoire of symphonic music accessible to a larger public. The orchestra consists of 7 professional players and 60 community players. We perform six concerts per year, mostly in the Burlington Performing Arts Centre
Hours Contact for information
Areas Served Burlington ; Hamilton (City of) ; Burlington, Hamilton 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 Andrea Armstrong, Personnel Manager, through email form on website to set up an interview and audition. Audition is informal, with candidate performing a piece of their choice. The conductor will be looking for pitch, rhythm, musicality and ability to follow instruction
Languages English
Fees Membership - Annual membership fee. ; Admission - Admission costs for concert patrons. ; Membership - Annual membership fee.
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Music Groups ; Music Instruction ; Music Performances

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