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Oakville Symphony

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Contact Information
Office Phone 905-338-1462;  
Ticket Info 905-815-2021
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Primary Contact Anna Hewitt, President
Alternate Contact Bianca Chambers, Executive Director; Phone: 905-338-1462
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, President
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 artist performances 
* 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 every Mon 7:30 pm-10 pm at Iroquois Ridge High School, Oakville * call office for details
Dates Christmas Concerts: 
* Dec each year at 1:30 and 4:30 pm 
* at Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Youth and adults
Application Call for information
Languages English
Fees Membership ; Program ; Admission - discount available for subscription concert series
Site Information
Located In Community Oakville
Address & Map
Iroquois Ridge High School (rehearsal location)
1123 Glenashton Dr
Oakville, ON L6H 5M1
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Intersection Eighth Line and Glenashton Dr
Mailing Address c/o The Oakville Symphony 
200 North Service Rd W, Suite 310 
Oakville, ON L6M 2Y1
Physical Access Fully Accessible - rehearsal location
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Sports / Recreation ; Youth
HCSD Sub Heading Music Groups ; Music Performances ; Recreation for Youth ; Youth Recreation Resources
Service Categories Competitions/Contests ~ Young Adults ; Music Groups ; Music Performances

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