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OrKidstra’s “10 Stories of Possibility” – Shan

 (From left to right) Shan, with her father Melake and her little brother Sham. Photo by Rebecca Russell In honour of our 10th Anniversary year and our 10 Leading Notes, we’d like to ... More

NEWS: Ms. Tina receives GG’s Meritorious Service Medal

OrKidstra’s Tina Fedeski receives the Governor General’s Meritorious Service Medal for creating the program OrKidstra enters its 10th Anniversary year in 2017     FOR IMMEDIATE ... More


ANNOUNCEMENT: OrKidstra resumes January 16

ANNOUNCEMENT: Happy New Year! OrKidstra classes for 2017 will start again on Monday, January 16 at the Centretown Hub (Bronson Centre) and Vanier Hub (Rideau High School). ... More

OrKidstra Holiday Concerts a great success!

The OrKidstra holiday concerts at the Centretown Hub (Bronson Centre) on Dec. 22, 2016 and the Vanier Hub (Rideau High School) on Dec. 21, 2016 were a big success! Congratulations to all the ... More

OrKidstra Newsletter – Fall 2016

Ottawa, read all about it! The OrKidstra Fall 2016 Newsletter is here! In this issue: watch “OrKidstra: The Power of Music” online; Rinila shares her story; you’re invited to ... More

NEWS: Ed Ogonek appointed to OrKidstra Board

The Chair of OrKidstra’s Board, Claire Marshall, is pleased to announce the appointment to the Board of Ed Ogonek. “OrKidstra will benefit greatly from Ed’s business acumen and sensitivity to the ... More

Alexander Shelley appointed OrKidstra Ambassador

National Arts Centre’s Music Director and OrKidstra supporter Alexander Shelley appointed OrKidstra Ambassador OTTAWA, Ont. – October 13, 2016 – Alexander Shelley, Music Director of the National ... More

OrKidstra at One Young World!

OrKidstra was honoured to perform at the Opening Ceremonies of the One Young World Summit on September 28, 2016 conducted by National Arts Centre Orchestra / l’Orchestre du Centre ... More

NEWS: OrKidstra appoints new Board Members

The Chair of OrKidstra’s Board, Claire E. Marshall is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Board Members: Jeff Heynen and Salim Charabati. In making these announcements Claire said ... More

Watch “OrKidstra: The Power of Music” online!

Under the inspiring leadership of CBC TV, film crews have spent the past year making a documentary to capture OrKidstra’s story – how the power of music truly empowers kids and builds community. ... More