Individual DonorsOur 2020-2021 Individual Donors

Our individual donors are a special part of our OrKidstra family! With your donation, you give kids from under-served communities in Ottawa the opportunity to learn and make music, and the chance to benefit from the individual skills and community values inherent in music making. Your gift is transforming the lives of at-risk youth!

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Inner Circle

  • Anonymous (2)
  • Casey, Cheryl & Doug
  • Cosgrove, Elizabeth & Wylie, Dave
  • Duck, Gary & Cornelia
  • Estate of Pauline Fedeski
  • Estate of Feather, Penelope & Vaughan, Robert
  • Fox, Gloria
  • Hendelman, Walter
  • Hewitt, Angela
  • Higham, Robin & Louise
  • Huus, Evan
  • Lapointe, Elise
  • Marshall, Claire
  • McLellan, Chloe
  • Mondre, Alexandra & Gregory
  • Nabatian, Martha
  • Oldham, Peter
  • Sagar, Peter
  • Shenkman, Dasha OBE
  • Senecal, Nicole & Holdsworth, David
  • Tennant, Robert
  • Teron, Jean
  • Van Dine, David
  • Wells, Paul

$1,000 – $4,499

  • Anonymous (multiple)
  • Amundrud, Don & Patricia
  • Bennett, Norman
  • Braunovan, Erica
  • Bryant, John
  • Bryant, Simon
  • Carpenter, Graham
  • Dawson, Marilyn
  • Dearham, Wesley
  • Drapeau, Suzanne
  • Eke, Darren
  • Farmilo, Irenka
  • Fedeski, Tina & McMillen, Gary
  • Ferguson, Karen
  • Furlong, Greg
  • Gray, Charlotte
  • Halpenny, Suzanne
  • Hewitt, Angela
  • Heynen, Jack
  • Hicks, Jennifer
  • Lacasse, Julie Ann
  • Laister, David & Susan
  • Lefort, Louise A.
  • Low, Martin
  • Mardian, Van
  • Marland, Rob & Forsyth, Jane of Royal Lepage Performance Marland Realty
  • Maxwell, Judith
  • McMillen, Charles & Marilyn
  • McNeely, Bruce
  • Muir, Brenda
  • Newton, Jacqueline
  • Prior, Susan
  • Stiles, Mark
  • Sullivan, Kevin
  • Swan, Carole
  • Valois, Pierre
  • Van Loon, Jean

 

 

$500 – $999

  • Adams, Nancy
  • Anonymous (multiple)
  • Bell, Corianne
  • Buckley-Jones, Dilys
  • Campbell, Janet
  • Campbell, Margaret
  • Carter, Susan
  • Cowley, Deborah
  • Craven, Nancy & Barry
  • Creamer, Judith Anne
  • Davis, Joanne
  • Donnelly, Karen
  • Fafard, Patrick & Katherine
  • Frankowski, Adam
  • Graham, John
  • Hendry, George & Pat
  • Heyden-Carroll, Lynda
  • Honeywell, Christina
  • Horrigan, John
  • Hunt, Paul
  • Joyce, Michael
  • Keillor C.M, Elaine
  • Laneville, Lucie
  • Lenk, Anna
  • Little, Sian
  • Lubbe, Annaline
  • MacLeod, Donald
  • McDonald, Linda
  • McKiernan, Helen
  • Moffat, John
  • Nelson, Joanne & Rob
  • Nolte, Judith
  • Norian, Vicken
  • O’Brien, Margaret
  • Overend, Ralph
  • Overend, Ralph & Eileen
  • Parkin Kavalersky, Liz
  • Payne, Janice
  • Peters, Gordon & Wendy
  • Puskas, Jim & Smith, Ruth
  • Racine, Carol Lutes
  • Riddick, Bill & Jennie
  • Rose, David
  • Still, Janet
  • Taylor, Nancy
  • Taylor, Vincent
  • Troup, Jenni
  • Turner, Vernon
  • Uteck, Barbara
  • Vandenberg, Elly
  • Westeinde, Shirley
  • Whitney, Allan
  • Zehnder, Jeannette

Up to $499

  • Abbey, Desiree
  • Abbott, Debbie
  • Abbott, Marie
  • Adams, Wes
  • Ahearn, Patricia
  • Amos, Stephanie & Bruce
  • Anderson, Anthony
  • Andrigo, Robert
  • Anonymous (multiple)
  • Aplin, Nicholas
  • Armstrong, John
  • Armstrong, Silvia & Chris
  • Armus, Sharon
  • Arnold, Cathryn
  • Arnup, Katherine
  • Aronson, Marcia
  • Arsenault, Kathleen
  • Arthurs, Sheila
  • Ashby, Mike
  • Asherman, Ellen
  • Atherton, Peggy
  • Attaran, Amir
  • Aviv, Beth
  • Baerg, Cathy
  • Baker, Benita
  • Baker, Frances
  • Balfour, Patricia
  • Barrie, April
  • Barton, Debbie
  • Barton, Richard
  • Baxter, Cynthia
  • Beadle, Leona
  • Beattie, Alexander
  • Beebe, Donald
  • Beks, Laura
  • Bell, Justine
  • Beninger, Loretto
  • Berholz, Elizabeth
  • Bernier, Paul & Maureen
  • Bertens, Kimberly
  • Berzins, Lorraine & Andrejs
  • Biguzs, Anita
  • Billing, Lindsay
  • Birkett, Graham
  • Blyth-Schofield, Susan
  • Bourns, Brian
  • Boutilier, Christene & Dempster, Doug
  • Boutin, Alyssa H.
  • Bowden, Jane
  • Bowker, Alan
  • Bowler, Joan
  • Boyd, Anne
  • Breen, Sue
  • Bridges, Chris
  • Brodo, Fenja
  • Bruce, Neva
  • Brunner, Jane
  • Bryans, Wendy
  • Bryce, Valerie
  • Buchanan, Margaret
  • Bufton, Audrey
  • Burnett, Anne
  • Burrows, Isabel
  • Busa, Gennaro
  • Bush, Debbie
  • Bush, Mary & Don
  • Buttle, Linda
  • Calderisi Bryce, Maria
  • Campbell, Catherine
  • Campbell, Emma
  • Campbell, Rebecca
  • Campbell, Rosemary
  • Cardona, Hernan
  • Casselman, Joel
  • Catterson, Joan
  • Cavanagh, Phyllis
  • Cescon, Jonathan & Kelly
  • Chamberland, Patricia
  • Chamberot, Tanya
  • Chandler, Beverly
  • Christian, Susan
  • Christie, Jean
  • Chu, William
  • Clairoux-Anido, Diane
  • Clark, Barbara
  • Clark, Carolyn
  • Clayton, Orrin
  • Clemann, Sam
  • Cleyne, Marion
  • Clubb, Barbara
  • Comfort, Kathryn
  • Cooke, Sandra
  • Cooper, Virginia
  • Côté, Denis
  • Coughlan, Gloria
  • Coughler, Brandy
  • Courneyea, Stephanie
  • Craig, Dale
  • Craig, Robert
  • Craven, Sheilah
  • Crawley, Shira
  • Crerar, Myra
  • Cumming, Lawrence
  • Curfoot-Mollington, Mark
  • Curran, James
  • Cyr, Matthew
  • Dalaire, Mélina
  • Daoust, Camie
  • Dathan, John
  • Davis, Jennifer
  • Delbrouck, Anne
  • Derby, Aileen
  • DesBrisay, Henrietta Langran
  • Desclouds, Rick
  • Dickenson, Margaret
  • Dickson, Ellynne
  • Dingle, Allison
  • Doherty, Deborah
  • Doliner, Laura
  • Donati Mayer, Lisa
  • Dong, Xiuli
  • Doolan, Cathy
  • Doucette, Andre
  • Dowler, Judith
  • Downton, Cassandra
  • Dredge, Lynda
  • Dufault, Heather
  • Dugas, Danielle
  • Duque, Alvaro
  • Durber, Douglas Paul
  • Edwards, Leonard
  • Edwards, Margaret & Len
  • Egan, Michael
  • El-Khoury, George
  • Elver, Ruby
  • Emard-Chabot, Stephane
  • Englishby, Paul
  • Esdaile, David & Feaver, Marianne
  • Evans, Hilary
  • Falkenhagen, Leanna
  • Ferguson, Cam
  • Fernando, Charles
  • Fernando, Sharmaline
  • Ferrante, Chris
  • Finch, Fiona
  • Finstad, Karen
  • Flack, Bruce
  • Florida, Peggy
  • Foster, Cherrie
  • Fowler, Robert
  • Fraser, Deborah
  • Frederking, Robert
  • Friesen, Ted
  • Frisch, Wendy
  • Futter, Adrian
  • Gabora, Michael
  • Galbraith, David & Marilyn
  • Gatien, Lilianne
  • Gaudet, Sarah
  • Gazaleh, Emma
  • Gazsi Gill, Sylvia
  • Gesing, Renka
  • Gibbons, Mary
  • Giesbrecht, Wendy
  • Gill, Evan & Jean
  • Glen, Ian
  • Glover, Everilda
  • Goldman, Fern
  • Goldsmith, John
  • Gourlie, Katharine
  • Grace, Elizabeth
  • Graham, Catherine
  • Graham, Elaine
  • Gray, Karen
  • Greenberg, Evelyn
  • Guay, Carmen
  • Guest, Stephen
  • Gueye, Abdoulaye
  • Guibord, Louis & Danette
  • Guilford, Nigel & Irene
  • Gunner, Sol
  • Hain, David
  • Hallman, David
  • Hamilton, Peter
  • Hansen, Lenora
  • Hanthaisong, Jintana
  • Harnden, Robin
  • Harris, Michael
  • Harrison, Andrea
  • Hartley, Greg
  • Hartman, Shannon
  • Hartman, Sharon
  • Hassan, Selma
  • Hatch, Carr
  • Haydon, Gaie
  • Haynal, George
  • Heeney, Stephen
  • Hendelman, Lisanne
  • Henry, Brendan
  • Henry, Louise
  • Henry, Victoria
  • Heppner, Herbert
  • Herperger, Ken
  • Hewson, Norah
  • Heynen, Jeffrey
  • Hickey, Bryan
  • Hiebert, Chelsey
  • Higginson, John
  • Hilton, Karla
  • Hobbs, Alison & Christopher
  • Holland, Joy
  • Honeywell, Margie
  • Hornby, Eileen
  • Hubbertz, Andrew
  • Hubbertz, Cynthia
  • Hubley, Christopher
  • Hudson, Drummond & Marlene
  • Hunter, Stephen & Victoria
  • Hveding, Cecilie
  • Hyatt, Michelle
  • Hynna, Martha
  • Iacono, John
  • Inch, Jeanne
  • Irwin, William T.
  • Isaac, Susan
  • Itani, Frances
  • James, Alison
  • Jaskot, Stanley
  • Jennings, Sarah
  • Jessup, Mary
  • Jewers, Judith
  • Johnson, Garth
  • Johnson, Moira
  • Johnson, William
  • Jones, Kathy
  • Jones, Laurence
  • Jones, MaryJane
  • Joseph, Kris
  • Jukes, Darren
  • Junke, Karen
  • Kaethler, June
  • Kalsi, Rajiv
  • Kammermayer, Ellen
  • Keeley, Marguarite
  • Keevil Harrold, Diane
  • Kehoe, Susan & Tim
  • Kennedy, Dan & Sharon
  • Kerfoot, Carol
  • King, Christine
  • King, Gary
  • Kirwan, Jill
  • Knight, Stuart
  • Knopp, Christopher
  • Kopp, Christel
  • Koulis, Maria
  • Kovesi, Nicolette
  • Krawchuk, Hali
  • Kropp, Judith & Carl
  • Krupka, Ivo
  • Kulka, Sheila
  • Lachapelle, Mary Ellen
  • Laker, Ida
  • Lam, Calvin
  • Lambert, Marie-Josee
  • Laneville, Lise
  • Langstone, John
  • Latreille, Daniel
  • Laughton, MF
  • Lavictoire, Barbara
  • Lawrence, Marie-Reine & Andre
  • Laye, William
  • LeBlanc, Allen
  • Lee, Li-Shien
  • Lee, Richard
  • Lee, Robert
  • LeFeuvre, Jane
  • Legault, Sandra
  • Leo, Aileen
  • Leslie, Joy
  • Leversedge, Eileen
  • Levine, Sharon
  • Lewis, Marcia
  • Lewis, Robert
  • Li, Ziji
  • Liao, Shawna
  • Liebich, Flora
  • Lizee, Nicole
  • Lockwood, Eugenia
  • Lovejoy, Robert & Carol
  • Lowe, Shirley
  • Lussier, Monique
  • Luyendyk, Karen
  • Lyman, Margaret
  • Lynch, Lucy
  • Lyons, Dawn
  • Macdonald, Catherine
  • MacDonald, John & Carolyn
  • MacGregor, Hugh
  • Mack, Colin
  • Mackenzie, Hilary J.D.
  • MacKinnon, Stuart
  • Macklem, Rosemary
  • MacLean, Anita
  • MacLeod, Andrew
  • Macpherson, Bruce
  • Macpherson, Carol
  • Maddocks, Keith
  • Majeed, Marja-Leena
  • Manson, Margaret
  • Marcus, Angela
  • Martel, Aline
  • Martel-Cantelon, Mary
  • Martin, Barbara
  • Matt, Jeffrey
  • Mauviel, Anna
  • Maxwell, Jane
  • Mcardle-Phipps, Kim
  • McCrady, Andrea
  • McCumber, Paul & Elke
  • McDonald, Grant
  • McEwen, Malcolm
  • McGrath, Deborah
  • McIntyre, Jim & Judy
  • McKenny, Betsy
  • McKinlay, Jill
  • McKinlay, Kenneth
  • McKiver, Beverley
  • McLaine, Peter
  • McLaine, Susan
  • McLaughlin, Christine
  • McMaster, Carolyn
  • McNee, John
  • McNulty, Jacquie
  • Melville, Sally
  • Mercer, Harrison
  • Michalski, Jas
  • Milkson, Joan
  • Milne, Janet
  • Mirsky, Stephan
  • Mitchell, Margaret & Jim
  • Mix, Jennifer
  • Moffatt, Carolyn
  • Montador, Bruce
  • Moore, Joy
  • Morgan, Bruce
  • Morris, Jane
  • Morris, Susan
  • Morrison, Catherine
  • Morrison, Elisabeth
  • Mossman, Charles & Marion
  • Muggeridge, Christine
  • Munroe, Lynda
  • Murdock, Susan
  • Murphy, Catherine
  • Murphy-Black, Tricia
  • Myers, Meg
  • Myre, Steven
  • Nagelschmitz, Katrin
  • Namer, Dina
  • Nardone, Eleonora
  • Nassim, Hoda
  • Nathans, Lila
  • Navarro, Margaret
  • Nentwich, Clairellen
  • Nerenberg, William
  • Newbegin, Barbara
  • Nixon, Martha
  • Nobleman, Cathy
  • Norcliffe, Hilary
  • Northgrave, Brian & Simone, Marie-Rose
  • Nowell, Cedric
  • O’Beirne, Patrick
  • Ochitwa, Paula
  • O’Donnell, Jan
  • Ogilvy, Angus
  • Olexiuk, Eileen
  • Oliarnyk, Mary
  • Oliver, Keith
  • Orton, Brian
  • Orton, Edith
  • Packer, Frederick J.
  • Page, Leon
  • Pagnotta, Jennifer
  • Pal, Prabir
  • Palmer, Jean
  • Parsons, Tara
  • Pascoe, Lawrence
  • Pascucci, Enrico
  • Paterson, Deb
  • Paterson, Pat
  • Paterson, Rodney
  • Patton, Catherine
  • Paul, Kevin
  • Peck, Jeremy
  • Pencer, Irwin & Marcia
  • Perry, Marion
  • Perry, Sheila
  • Peter, Christina
  • Peterson, Anne
  • Peterson, Simona & Rick
  • Petrin, Diane
  • Phan, Chantal
  • Piché, Martine
  • Pickersgill, Alan
  • Pickup, Megan
  • Pidduck, Beverley
  • Pike, Gord
  • Pineau, Joelle
  • Pleet, Barbara & Pinchas
  • Pomeroy, Melissa
  • Pope, Lori
  • Postma, Arnold
  • Potter, Liz
  • Powles, Elizabeth
  • Preston, David & Kate
  • Preston-Brooks, Kendra
  • Prevost, Maurice
  • Prince, Pauline
  • Procyshyn, Wanda
  • Prouse, Dennis & Chantal
  • Pytlik, Pat & Mark
  • Rain, David
  • Rainboth, Elaine
  • Ralston, Laurel
  • Ram, Leslie
  • Ramsay, Saskia
  • Ranasinghe, Manocharm
  • Rarig, Jeff
  • Rathwell, Ian
  • Reich, Abraham
  • Renaud, Barbara
  • Rheaume, Andrea
  • Richard, Rosmarie
  • Richmond, Teresa
  • Rihani, Khaled
  • Riley, Barbara
  • Riordon, Marsha
  • Rive, Jeanette
  • Rivet, Christine
  • Robb, Helena
  • Roberts, Neil
  • Roberts, Teresa
  • Robertson, Beatrice
  • Robertson, Jack
  • Robertson, Marion
  • Rochette, Dan
  • Rodrigue, Mimsie
  • Rose, Sheila
  • Roussy, Huguette
  • Rowat, Dorothy
  • Royle, John
  • Ruane, William
  • Rupp, Eric
  • Russell, Jim & Deanna
  • Russell, Linda
  • Ryan, Erin
  • Ryan, Irene
  • Sacharuk, Irene
  • Schliewen, Wita
  • Schouest, Christopher
  • Schouten, Maria
  • Schwartz, Elaine & Martin
  • Scott, Greig
  • Scott, Jane
  • Scratch, John
  • Sellar, Anne
  • Shaw, Alyson
  • Sibbitt, Christopher
  • Sigler, Dan & Cathy
  • Sinclair, Helen
  • Smith, Dianne
  • Smith, Erica
  • Smith, Peter
  • Snelling, Bradley
  • Snyder, Jacqueline
  • Sobel, Eleanor
  • Sobel, Marna
  • Sorensen, Judith
  • Soubliere, JP & Cathie
  • Spasoff, Robert & Sylvia
  • Sproat, Deborah
  • St Amand, Susan
  • Steeves, Valerie
  • Stern, Natalie
  • Stewart-Verger, Ruth
  • Stiens, Jennifer
  • Stone, Evelyn
  • Stone, John
  • Street, Margery
  • Surges, Leonard
  • Sutherland, Elizabeth
  • Tabalba, Margaret
  • Tack-Larkin, Adam
  • Talbot, Jeanne
  • Tam, Alice
  • Tarnowski, Yolande
  • Taylor, Carol
  • Taylor, David & Eithne
  • Taylor, Gordon
  • Taylor, Mary
  • Templin, Tara
  • Tener, Lorna
  • Thomas, Jeannie
  • Thompson, Jill
  • Thomson, Eleanor
  • Thomson, Emma
  • Thomson, Gary
  • Thorne-Thomas, Karh
  • Tritt, Robert
  • Trotscha, Peter
  • Unger, Deborah
  • Valenti, Brenda
  • Valia, Bhavna
  • Van Dine, Richard
  • Van Wijk, Constance
  • Vanderlee, Linda
  • Vega, Shirlys
  • Verbeke, Bart
  • Vernon, Laura
  • Vikstedt, Harri
  • Washburn, Edith
  • Wasserman, Nancy
  • Watson, Lauren
  • Webster, Sandra & Peter
  • Weese, Don
  • Wehrle, Victor
  • Welchner, Steven
  • Wheeler, Andrew
  • Whitcombe, Mark
  • Whiting, Deborah Breen
  • Whitley, Anna
  • Wilcox, Bob
  • Wilcox, Cathy
  • Wilker, Barbara
  • Wilkinson, Marianne
  • Williams, Heather
  • Williams, Sheila
  • Wilson, Catherine
  • Winterhalt, Elinor
  • Winterhalt, Elinor Swan
  • Wong, Jan
  • Wood, Bruce
  • Woodward, Barbara E.
  • Wright, Anna
  • Wright, Ashley
  • Wright, Gerald
  • Wyllie, Michael
  • Yeates, Glenda
  • Youngson, Leslie
  • Zamin, Jean
  • Zeng, Michelle

Individual Donors updated May 12, 2021.

Please note: this includes gifts (cumulative) made to OrKidstra between January 1, 2020, and May 12, 2021.

Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this donor list; if you feel that there is an omission, please contact us

Foundation & Public FundingOur 2020-2021 Foundation Donors & Public Funders

We’re very grateful for the civic-minded foundations, local charities, community organizations, and public funders who have made a strong commitment to empower kids from under-served communities and build strong community. Music has the power to change lives!

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$70,000 +

City of Ottawa Logo

Goudge Family Foundation

$40,000 +

Crabtree Foundation

Five B Family Foundation

$20,000+

The Matt Foundation

$10,000+

George Cedric Metcalf Charitable Foundation

The Halo Fund, a branch of the Minto Foundation

J.P. Bickell Foundation

United Way Ottawa Logo

$1,000 – $9,999

  • Cajole Inn Foundation
  • Canada’s Farmers Grow Communities (CFGC) program, supported by the Bayer Fund
  • Child Play International
  • Danbe Foundation Inc.
  • Friends Of The National Arts Centre Orchestra
  • Green Shield Canada
  • Harry P. Ward Foundation
  • Kind Canada Généreux
  • Rotary Club of Ottawa-Stittsville
  • Stargazer (via Mackenzie Investments)

$500 – $999

  • Ottawa Centre Provincial Liberal
  • Centre for Canadian-Assyrian Relations
  • The Ottawa Jewish Community Foundation
  • Brodhead OCF Fund
  • Ross & Ardath Francis Charitable Foundation
  • Swan Family Testamentary Trust

Up to $499

  • Carleton University Glee Club
  • ORMTA Ottawa Region Branch
  • Harvey & Louise Glatt Fund
  • BentallGreenOak
  • Ottawa Newcomers’ Alumnae Club
  • Ottawa Catholic School Board
  • Ottawa Police Association
  • Rich Little Endowment Fund
  • Village Voices Women’s Choir
  • The Waverley Winds

Updated May 12, 2021.

Please note: this includes gifts (cumulative) made to OrKidstra between January 1, 2020, and May 12, 2021.

Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this donor list; if you feel that there is an omission, please contact us

Legacy GivingThank you for making a sustained impact

We’re extremely grateful for the visionary donors who are playing their part to help all children and youth find their voice through music. Your thoughtful Legacy Gift will help kids from under-served areas of Ottawa reach for success, now and in the future, through music. Make a Legacy Gift by remembering OrKidstra in your will or encourage others to make an In-Memoriam gift to OrKidstra. Your Legacy Gift will give future generations of children the opportunity to benefit from the many community skills inherent in music-making. Music: the power to change lives.

Learn more about leaving a gift in your Will through our partners at Will Power!

Key Information: 

Charitable Organization Number: 83246 7153 RR0001 
Legal Name: OrKidstra – Sistema Ottawa
Address: OrKidstra, 211 Bronson Avenue, Studios 204 & 210, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 6H5
Contact: Tina Fedeski, MSM, CEO & Artistic Director
Email: tinafedeski@orkidstra.ca
Phone:
613.233.0166

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Legacy Gifts

The following individuals have pledged a Legacy Gift to OrKidstra. We thank them—very much in advance—for their foresight and generosity.

Suzanne Drapeau – “I feel that giving children a chance to explore the world of music is the most important gift I can give.”

Tina Fedeski – “Because singing and playing together teaches all of us how to form a community out of diverse parts and how to create something bigger and more beautiful than our individual selves.”

Sylvia Gazsi Gill – “Because the future belongs to those who have learned cooperation, hard work, listening, and leading – all gained through OrKidstra.”

Ian Prattis and Carolyn Hill – “We are observing and participating in a social revolution through the multiculturism the children of OrKidstra create on the path of becoming first-rate citizens.”

Claire Marshall – “To encourage harmony across cultures.”

Chloë McLellan – “Because access to the arts and culture for all leads to knowing ourselves, learning to be ourselves and learning to live together.”

In Memoriam

We are very grateful to the individuals and families who have made In Memoriam donations.

In Memoriam: Jane Anido, 1949-2019 – Appointed OrKidstra Board Member on March 30, 2016, elected Vice Chair on Nov. 14, 2016 and served as Chair from Nov. 1, 2019 until her passing. “Because she was thrilled by the simple idea of music, developing the hearts and the minds of the most wonderful kids in the world, to help them build their future!!!” – Martin Low

In Memoriam: Harry Elton, 1930-2004 – “Longstanding host of CBC’s ‘Mostly Music,’ who learned at his mother’s side the value of bringing music into the life of inner-city students, providing life-changing opportunities to learn, perform and excel.” – Elizabeth Elton (for Claire Elton, Kathryn Elton, Christine Elton and Victoria (Elton) Green

In Memoriam: Peter Henry Dawson, 1937-2015 – “Because music education challenges the mind and nourishes the spirit; it opens the door to a better future.”

In Memoriam: Anne Taylor, 1945-2014 – “Because music creates community and is one of the most enduring gifts we can give to children.”

In Memoriam: Alan Salvin, 1954-2016 – “Because he loved to share music—and his smile—with others.”

In Memoriam: Thomas Dent, 1923-2017

In Memoriam: Brian Parkin – “Small acts make beautiful music.”

In Memoriam: Pauline Fedeski

Instrument DonorsOur Instrument Donors

Thank you for giving kids the gift of music! Your donation is giving new life and love in the hands of kids from under-served areas of Ottawa. Learning to play an instrument will help these at-risk youth develop a lifelong love for music while learning important life skills like commitment, patience and teamwork. Thank you for your support!

Play your part

  • Abbott, Debbie
  • Adani, Nicole
  • Aird, Rebecca
  • Aitcheson, Peggy & Ian
  • Allen, Catherine
  • Allen, Murray
  • Anderson, Mark
  • Anderson, Richard
  • Andrew, Michael
  • Andrews, Rosemarie
  • Anido, P.J. and Diane
  • Anonymous (multiple)
  • Armstrong, Angus
  • Armstrong, John
  • Armstrong, Scott
  • Aronson, Myra
  • Arseneau, Jules
  • Atherton, Peggy
  • Ashbury College
  • Asherman, Ellen
  • Aver, Josh
  • Babyn, Cindy
  • Baker, Kaarina
  • Barnes, Tom
  • Bastien, Rose
  • Belchamber, Brian
  • Bell, Stephi
  • Billingsley, Perry
  • Blakey, Sonia
  • Bobet, Ellen
  • Boisvekt, Tina
  • Borcomin, Sophie
  • Boulay, Philip
  • Boutin-Moore, Francoise
  • Boyd, Anne Jarvis
  • Brawn, Thomas
  • Brennan, Paul
  • Briscoe, Diane
  • Broom, Anne
  • Bruce, Neva
  • Burns, Lori
  • Buttle, Linda
  • Bryant, John & Simon
  • Byrne, Terry
  • Calderisi Bryce, Maria
  • Calderon, Ramses
  • Callaghan, W. B.
  • Campbell, Isabel
  • Campbell, Marlene & Alex
  • Capstick, Bernita
  • Carpenter, Graham & Maureen
  • Carson, Sam
  • Casey, Cheryl & Doug
  • Casey, Paul & Kang, Karen
  • Catterson, Joan
  • Chalk, Raymond
  • Chatland, Maureen
  • Cheng, Yihao
  • Cheung, Kevin
  • Choo, Bettina
  • Clunie, Harriet
  • Clute, Brent
  • Coast Music (Senra, Manuel)
  • Collins, Barbara
  • Colquhoun, Marilyn
  • Cornish, Gerald
  • Cragg, Jim
  • Craig, Elaine
  • Crawford, Annie
  • Crump, Maggie
  • Deevey, Barry
  • Demers, Luc
  • Derwent, Clea
  • Despax, Cendrine
  • Dessereau, Andre
  • Dewar, James
  • Donnelly, Karen
  • Donnelly, Tom (Donnelly Ford Lincoln)
  • Downey, Ann
  • Dufault, Heather
  • Duncan, M.J.
  • Duquette, Marie-Claude
  • Duschenes, Christopher
  • Duschenes, Ellis-Lynn
  • Edgecombe, Beverley
  • Ella, Catherine
  • Elliott, Garry
  • Estabrooks, Penny
  • Evans, Kellylee
  • Farion, Ken & MacMaster, Tara
  • Flavell, Michael
  • Foley, Brian
  • Fortier, Ivy
  • Foulkes, Amy
  • Frederking, Ann & Robert
  • Frederking, Karin
  • Friesen, Agnes
  • Fynn, James
  • Gagnon, Brigitte
  • Gallienne, John
  • Gamble, Arnold
  • Gillespie, Darcy
  • Godwin, Sarah
  • Gorsline, Kate
  • Goss, Anna
  • Gourret, Nicole
  • Graham, Brian
  • Graham, Darrell
  • Gratix, Diane
  • Gray, Janice
  • Greenspoon, Julie
  • Greenspoon, Sylvia
  • Greenway, Donald
  • Gruber-Leglacé, Heidi
  • Gunner, Sol
  • Haaland, Linda
  • Hain, Allister
  • Hain, David
  • Hamaan, Charles
  • Hansen, Lynda
  • Harrison, Guy
  • Hassan, Elizabeth & Zuhair
  • Hendelman, Tenna & Walter
  • Henderson, Lorraine
  • Henley, Doreen
  • Henry, Michael
  • Herleny, Lisa
  • Herron, Adrienne
  • Heselmann, Christine
  • Hewson, Norah
  • Hicks, Todd
  • Higgs, Kathy
  • Hobbs, Alison & Christopher
  • Hockin, Jamie
  • Hoffman, Caja
  • Hoffman, Inge
  • Hovey, Jeff
  • Hubbertz, Andrew
  • Hudson, Drummond & Marlene
  • Huer, Evelyn
  • Huggins, Rod
  • Hunter, Stephen
  • Hurd, James T
  • Hutchings, Colin
  • Huus, Jan
  • Inglis, Jodie
  • Jackson, Chris
  • Jacobson, Verna
  • Jacques, Audrey
  • Jarraway, David
  • Kalsi, Rajiv
  • Karam, Elie
  • Kane, Betsy
  • Kelley, Danford
  • Kelly, Patrick
  • Kemp, Karen
  • Kemp, Katharine
  • Kennedy, Sharon & Dan
  • Khan, Kerstin
  • Kingsley, Kathleen
  • Klein, Louise
  • Komesch, Kathy
  • Kompass, Paul
  • Koss, Patricia
  • Kriger, David
  • Kula, Eleanor
  • Larkin, Aileen
  • Larocque, Jane
  • Lash, Tim
  • LeBlanc, Chantal
  • Lecomte, Maxime
  • Ledoux, Jamie
  • Leggett, John
  • Levac, Pamela
  • Levecque, Neil
  • Liabotis, Helen
  • Libon, Christine
  • Lithwick, Larry
  • Loum, Momodou
  • Love, Mary
  • Low, Kathryn
  • Lubbe, Annaline
  • Lupul, Mary
  • MacDonald, Robert & Claire
  • MacHattie, Leslie
  • Mackenzie, Susan
  • Mackinnon, Jennifer
  • MacLeod, Fiona
  • Maddocks, Keith
  • The Maddocks Family
  • Makosa, Margarita
  • Manson, Margaret (Marnee)
  • Marks, Emily & Jethro
  • Martel-Cantelon, Mary & Peter
  • Martin, Carol
  • Martin, George & Rosemarie
  • Mathies, Linda
  • Mattson, Susie
  • Maule, Christopher
  • Mayost, Ruth
  • McCarthy, Jean
  • McCleery, Adele
  • McCloskey, Bill
  • McCormack, Ann
  • McEvenue, Shannon
  • McLelland, Alanna
  • McLung, Janet
  • Melvin, Janet
  • Meyer, Chris
  • Mike’s Music (Chambers, John)
  • Mikoski, Kathryn
  • Milani, Manuela
  • Miller, Julie
  • Mitchell, John
  • Miura, Carlos
  • Moll, Marita
  • Moore, Karen
  • Moore, Sarah
  • Morin-Labatut, Gisèle
  • Morris, Jackie
  • Muir, Brenda
  • Nabatian, Martha
  • Nadeau Carriere, Stephanie
  • Nagy, Anne
  • Nagy, Philip & Anne
  • Nandlall, Ian
  • National Capital Suzuki School Of Music
  • Neale, Katherine
  • Nicol, Jennifer
  • Nixon, Carol
  • Nobrega, Leonardo
  • Norton, Katherine & Chris
  • Estate of O’Kane, James
  • Omiecinski, Teresa
  • O’Neil, Linda
  • Ostapchuk, Rebecca
  • Overend, Eileen
  • Parchelo, Aidan
  • Pasko, Dr. Stan
  • Paterson, Matthew
  • Paul Hahn Fund for Young Cellists (Nadeau, Guy)
  • Petersen, Anna
  • Pickering, Patrick
  • Pinard, Alain
  • Pitzul, P.
  • Pollard, Bruce
  • Poirer-Feraud, Zepherine
  • Powell, Sheila
  • Prefontaine, Simon
  • Prouse, Dennis
  • Prystawski, Walter
  • Pyne, Corry
  • Rager, Barbara
  • Ralchenko, Boris
  • Reid, Marilyn
  • Richards, Catherine
  • Richards, Mary-Lou
  • Richardson, Scott
  • Rive, Jeanette
  • Robb, Helena
  • Robert, Daniel
  • Robertson, Jim
  • Robinson, John B.
  • Rogers, Cathy
  • Rousseau, Joseph
  • Rowden, Denis
  • Roy, Janet
  • Rupp, Susan
  • Rutherford, Anne & Douglas
  • Rymes, Elizabeth
  • Sadowski, Helen & Allen
  • Sagar, Peter
  • Samson, Joanne D
  • Saucier, Ron
  • Sauve, Gerard
  • Schepens, Tara
  • Schmidtke, Penny
  • Schmolka, Diane
  • Schoen, Pamela
  • Schwartz-Gagnon, Peni
  • Scratch, John & Margaret
  • Shaw, Murray
  • Shehan, H. Gale
  • Sheldrake, Derek
  • Sherif, Ranya
  • Shmelzer, Sol
  • Siegel, Lois
  • Smith, Laura
  • Snelling, Suzanne
  • Spasoff, Robert
  • Splinter, Dena
  • Spraakman, Andrea
  • Spring, David & Levine, Barbara
  • St. Germain, Louise
  • St. Onge, Jeannine
  • St-Amour, M Phil
  • Stern, Davee
  • Stern, Joe
  • Stiles, Mark
  • Sullivan, Brian, Allison & Nicholas
  • Sulzenko, Alexa
  • Swan, Carole
  • Switzer, Philip & Anne
  • Sykes, Kimball
  • Tabalba, Margaret
  • Takahashi, Bryan
  • Thies-Thompson, David
  • Thorpe, Karla
  • Tobolowska, Margaret
  • Townsend, Bruce
  • Turner, Tim
  • Valair, Glenda
  • Van Loon, Catherine
  • Vine, Lawrence & Moody, Lisa
  • Voyer, Huguette
  • Wade, Leslie
  • Wang, Don
  • Wang, Hermina
  • Ward, Michellle
  • Ward, W D.
  • Warnock, Alf
  • Watson, John
  • Webber, Winston
  • Wendling, Laurie Anne
  • Westington, Ralph & Helen
  • Whyte, Sheila
  • Wigston, Karen
  • Wilkie Kushner, Archibald
  • Williams, Jill & Priddie, Trevor
  • Wilson, Emily
  • Wilson, Jane
  • Wodin, Olly
  • Wolofsky, Lawrence
  • Wong, Tracy
  • Wood, J. Wilson
  • Wright, Kathryn
  • Wyslouzil, Hans
  • Young String Performers’ Foundation
  • Yu, Maria
  • Zambonini, Claudia
  • Zuchowicz, Barbara

Updated May 12, 2021 – All instrument donors to OrKidstra since 2007 are listed.

Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this donor list; if you feel that there is an omission, please contact us