Programs

With programs created to appeal to children of all ages, OrKidstra offers a fun and progressive curriculum to engage and inspire children through music. Led by some of Ottawa’s most creative and caring professional teaching artists who engage and inspire children through music, the OrKidstra program focuses on playing and singing together as a finely tuned team of friendship, commitment and fun.

New students to OrKidstra (aged 5-8) are welcome to join the KiddlyWinks program. All other new students (ages 8 up) are asked to join KidSingers (choir) for one year.

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KiddlyWinks

A high-energy fun music and movement program for young children [in and after school]. The program includes singing, dancing and playing recorders and xylophones!

 

KidSingers  (Choir)

A joyful choral program of classical, contemporary, jazz and world music teaching children the beauty and joy of singing together [after school].

 

KidPlayers  (Band Program)

A band program (with junior, intermediate and senior levels) with a focus on fun, playing in a group, proper technique and the basics of music theory.  Currently, the instruments taught are flute, clarinet, oboe bassoon, trumpet, French horn, saxophone and trombone. OrKidstra provides instruments for those children who would otherwise be unable to participate in the program [after school].

 

 

 

KidStringers  (String Program)

A string program (with junior, intermediate and senior levels) with a focus on fun, playing in a group, proper technique and the basics of music theory.  OrKidstra provides instruments for those children who would otherwise be unable to participate in the program [after school].

  

OrKidstra  (Orchestra Program)

Beginner, intermediate and senior orchestras and chamber ensembles with a focus on fun, playing in a group, following a conductor and proper technique [after school].