Kawartha Youth Orchestra

Description (Service) Kawartha Youth Orchestra (KYO) is a community music and orchestra-training organization serving elementary through post-secondary-aged youth.

Operates two program streams:

The Orchestras - a fee-based orchestra-training program for instrumentalist aged 8-28 years:
  • three-tiered program - beginning, intermediate and advanced
  • instruments - string, brass, woodwind and percussion
  • scholarships, bursaries and financial aid available.

Upbeat downtown - a safe place to be a child, to unwind after school with friends, grab a healthy snack, be part of a team, and be creative while learning to make music under the guidance of caring and professional music educators:
  • fully-subsidized including instrument loan and program supplies for Peterborough children who face socio-economic and cultural barriers
  • no prior music knowledge required
  • learn the violin, play percussion instruments, sing, and participate in musical games and listening activities.
Service Details
Hours Vary by program, visit the website for details.
Areas Served Durham Region ; Haliburton ; Hastings ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of) ; Also areas of Durham region.
Eligibility Ages: 8 year(s) - 28 year(s)
Application Visit website for information
Languages English
Fees Membership - Annual fee ; Program - Upbeat! Downtown is fully subsidized; Orchestra programs have scholarships, bursaries and financial aid available ; Admission - Nominal fee for concert tickets ; Fee assistance available.
Address and Location
Site Location Various
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
All Saints Anglican Church
235 Rubidge St
Peterborough (County of), ON K9J 3N9
View MapQuest Map
Physical Access Fully Accessible - concerts are accessible
Contact Information
E-Mail info@kawarthayouthorchestra.com
Website https://www.kawarthayouthorchestra.org/
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/The.KYO.Ptbo
Twitter Twitter: twitter.com/Tori_at_the_KYO
YouTube YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/kawarthayouthorch
Primary Contact Dr Alexander Cannon, UPBEAT Artistic Director/Music Fundamentals; Phone: 705-927-6017; Email: artistic@kawarthayouthorchestra.org
Primary Executive Maggie Goldsmith, General Manager; Phone: 705-927-6017; Email: GM@kawarthayouthorchestra.org
Mailing Address PO Box 53 
150 King St 
Peterborough, ON K9J 6Y5