OrKidstra and CTV Morning Live!

On Wednesday March 12, bright and early, at 6:30 am the OrKidstra Youth Group found themselves in the OrKidstra main office. With a bright studio light shining, a large camera aimed at them and a ... More

Afiara Quartet Residency

Last week, OrKidstra was fortunate enough to have a very enriching experience thanks to the Ottawa Chamber Music Society’s “Music for All” arts education and outreach ... More

March Break – No Classes!

Just a reminder that there are no classes this week (March 10-14, 2014) for March Break! Have a safe, relaxing week and we will see all of you next Monday, March 17th when classes resume! 

Viennese Opera Ball 2014

On February 1, 2013, the Chateau Laurier was alive with music, dancing and traditional Austrian cuisine at the Viennese Opera Ball 2014. The evening began with the most unique feature of the ... More

OrKidstra and The Nellotones

The Nellotones, an Ottawa-based jazz/blues combo released their debut CD—“In Play” at their official launch on December 3rd at Mercury Lounge in the Ottawa Byward Market with ... More

Describe OrKidstra in One Word…

Our students had the impossible task of describing OrKidstra in just one word…     “OrKidstra is family because the atmosphere is friendly and everyone is friends with each ... More

OrKidstra Holiday Concert

OrKidstra’s heart-warming holiday concert featured our KidPlayers, KidSingers and KiddlyWinks which took place at the Bronson Centre on Thursday December 19, 2013 at 5:30pm. The program ... More

Building Community Through Music … Together

In 2012, a new commitment level, the Dedication Level, was created because it had become evident that several OrKidstra students were not only very talented young musicians, but that they were ... More

Members of the Iqualuit Fiddle Club share a hug at the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill

The Iqaluit Fiddle Club’s Return Visit to Ottawa

The second part of the Iqaluit exchange program took place April 23 to 28 when 16 members of the Iqaluit Fiddle Club came to Ottawa. Activities included a scavenger hunt in the ByWard Market, a ... More

OrKidstra’s Northern Adventure

Under the auspices of the YMCA Youth Exchange Program, 15 young members of OrKidstra travelled to Iqaluit from March 11 to 16 for the first part of a musical and cultural exchange with children ... More