Celebrate the joy of music at OrKidstra’s free End-of-Year Concert on June 13!
Let hundreds of OrKidstra students inspire and entertain you with their musical skill and joyful energy!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OTTAWA, Ont. – June 3, 2019 – OrKidstra invites you to experience the joy of music at their Centretown Hub End-of-Year Concert on Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 PM at Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre, 355 Cooper St., Ottawa. Hundreds of OrKidstra students will inspire and entertain you with their skill, energy and unbridled joy. This concert will feature a wonderful array of classical, jazz, world music and sing-along favourites – fun for the whole family!
OrKidstra empowers kids and builds community through music. OrKidstra students recently entertained Ottawa and the world as part of CROSSINGS: the NAC Orchestra 50th Anniversary European Tour, at the Canada Day 150 Celebrations with international superstar Alessia Cara, in Mexico City led by world-famous Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel and many more! OrKidstra’s growing success demonstrates the power that music holds to transform the lives of youth from under-served Ottawa areas and help them realize their true potential.
OrKidstra’s biggest concert of the year will take place on Thursday, June 13 at 6:30 PM at Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre, 355 Cooper St., Ottawa. Tickets not required – donations in support of OrKidstra welcome.
What people are saying about OrKidstra:
- “OrKidstra stole the [show]—with more than their music. They are the embodiment of Canada.” – John Stackhouse, Senior Vice-President, Office of the CEO at RBC and former Editor-in-Chief, The Globe and Mail
- “I have been an ardent admirer of the OrKidstra program for a number of years. What this organization gives to our community cannot be quantified.” – Kellylee Evans, JUNO award-winning Canadian jazz and soul singer and songwriter and OrKidstra Ambassador
OrKidstra is a charitable social development program that empowers kids from under-served areas of Ottawa by teaching life skills through playing and singing music together. With the passionate belief in the transformative power of music, OrKidstra started with 27 children in 2007. OrKidstra now has over 700 children ages 5 to 18 from 62 linguistic and cultural backgrounds. OrKidstra provides children from low-income families with free music lessons, instruments and performance opportunities to which they would not otherwise have access. (Charitable Org. # 83246 7153 RR0001)
Development & Communications Officer, OrKidstra
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