Oakville Symphony

Site: Mailing Address

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-338-1462;  
Ticket Info 905-815-2021
E-Mail office@oakvillesymphony.com
Website www.oakvillesymphony.com
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/oakvillesymphony
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/oaksymphony
Primary Contact Karen Page, General Manager; Phone: 905-338-1462; Email: office@oakvillesymphony.com
Alternate Contact Peggy Steele, Personnel Manager; Phone: 905-639-1126; Email: pegsteele@cogeco.ca
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Mailing Address c/o The Oakville Symphony 
200 North Service Rd W, Suite 310 
Oakville, ON L6M 2Y1
Physical Access Not Applicable - mailing address
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name OSO
Former Name Oakville Symphony Orchestra (May, 2016)
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A community orchestra with amateur and 11 professional members, guest artists, presenting a series of concerts.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1967
Primary Executive Anna Hewitt Rob Whittaker, Co-Chairs; Phone: 905-815-8902 * 905-845-5746; Email: ahewitt@oakvillesymphony.ca
Funding City / Town - Oakville Arts Council ; Provincial - Ontario Arts Council ; Fundraising ; Donations - corporate sponsorships ; Foundation - Community Foundation of Oakville
Elections Board of Directors at AGM
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A community orchestra with over 80 amateur and professional members. 
 
* guest artists 
* presents a series of four subscription concerts at the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts between October and May 
 
Young People's Concert: 
* a program for full orchestra designed to introduce young people to the thrill of hearing a live orchestral performance 
 
Young Artists Program: 
* supports the development of young musicians in the community  
* scholarships of $1,500 each awarded to musicians under 25 years of age, capable of filling string positions in the orchestra 
 
* Christmas concerts in December featuring the Oakville Children's Choir in two, one-hour concerts 
 
* annual competition for the Kenneth Hollier Award has a prize of $500 
* in alternate years competition is open to local string and non-string players, under 25 years of age 
 
* Developing Artists Awards of $200 granted annually to select individuals
Hours Rehearsals: Mon evening at Iroquois Ridge High School, 1123 Glenashton Dr * call office for details
Dates Christmas Concerts: 
* Dec 11, 2016 1:30 pm and 4 pm 
* Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts 
 
Young People's Concert : 
* Feb 26, 2017 4 pm 
* St. Matthew's Catholic Church, 1150 Monk's Passage
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Adults, Youth
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees Membership ; Program
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Competitions/Contests ~ Young Adults ; Music Groups
Other Details
Resources concert season brochures, programs; posters; newspapers

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