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Kawartha Youth Orchestra

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Record #: PET2154 Last Modified: 11 Aug 2014 Last Full Update: 14 Mar 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone705-931-7539
Address NotesVarious
Address & Map
311 George St N, LL1
Peterborough, ON K9J 3H3
Contact Information
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Primary ContactTori Owen, Administrative Coordinator
Alternate ContactDeanna Guttman, Board Chair; Email:
Mailing AddressPO Box 53 
150 King St 
Peterborough, ON K9J 6Y5
Description & Services
Description* The KYO gives young musicians in the Kawartha Region the opportunity to learn symphonic music and perform in an orchestral ensemble.  
* Members benefit from an advanced level of instruction and a quality orchestral experience in Peterborough while enjoying the camaraderie of other young people.  
* Music Director is Michael Newnham.  
* Professional instrumental coaches also provided.  
* Supports the educational work of teachers in school programs and private teaching practices by giving students an opportunity to extend their musical knowledge, performance and leadership skills in an orchestral ensemble. 
HoursPhone answered Mon-Sun, supported by voice mail.
DatesRehearsals (31) and Concerts (3): September-May 
Board Meetings - year round, 1 month off in summer
Areas ServedCity of Kawartha Lakes ; Haliburton ; Hastings ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of) ; Also areas of Durham region.
EligibilityAges: 12 year(s) - 24 year(s)
ApplicationAudition required for orchestra members. Call or e-mail year round for volunteer information & opportunities.
FeesMembership - Annual fee ; Admission - Nominal fee for concert tickets ; Fee assistance available.
Other Details
Legal Status(50) Non Profit
MeetingsRehearsals Sunday afternoons September-May. 
Board meets third Friday evening of each month year round.
AccessibilityFully Accessible - concerts are accessible
Print MaterialSeasonal calendar, members newsletters, concert programs