Music: The Power to Change Lives!

Welcome! We’re glad you’re here. OrKidstra is an Ottawa-based charitable social development program that empowers kids from under-served communities by teaching life skills through singing and playing music together! OrKidstra started with 27 children in 2007 and now includes over 700 children and youth from over 62 linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Learn more about OrKidstra’s mission and inspiration by clicking here.

Invite a friend and join us on Thurs., Dec. 16, 2021, @ 5:30 PM (EST) from your virtual “front-row seat” for OrKidstra’s Virtual Holiday Celebration!, a free online celebration of music, joy & community streaming live on YouTube! Let’s spread the joy of music in our community this holiday season!



As we get ready for our “OrKidstra’s Virtual Holiday Celebration!” on December 16, 2021, please enjoy this joyful OrKidstra virtual performance of Twinklebel K’naan, an original OrKidstra mashup of Pachelbel’s Canon in D, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, and Wavin’ Flag by K’naan!



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