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Musician spotlight: Richard Jatiouk

Richard Jatiouk was brought up in a music-loving family. The high school he attended in Toronto had an excellent music program which is where he started playing the tuba. He loved the deep, resonant, beautiful sound of the largest of…

Last call for a new Board Director!

If you believe that music has an important role to play in our community, please consider joining our committed and enthusiastic Board of Directors. Help us expand the orchestra’s connections within the Oakville community and beyond as we return to…

Musician spotlight: Linda Choi

Linda’s parents are both musicians so she grew up surrounded by music, particularly classical music. When she was 5 years old she saw a violinist on TV and told her parents she wanted to play the violin too. Soon after,…

New virtual recital premieres July 17th 7pm

Our Virtual Recital series continues on July 17th at 7pm, and features two young cellists from Oakville, Kendra and Maya Grittani. Join us for the video premiere on Saturday, or watch the recital later. Kendra Grittani is a former OS…

Farewell to Maestro De Clara

The Oakville Symphony bids farewell to Maestro Roberto De Clara as he reaches the end of a successful 24-year tenure with the orchestra. We invite you to read a tribute to Maestro De Clara from OS Board President Rhonda Wild,…

Subscription renewals start June 16th

The Oakville Centre will email current Oakville Symphony subscribers on June 16, 2021 regarding renewing their seats for the 2021-22 season. This season will consist of four concert weekends, each featuring a guest conductor who is a candidate for the…

The Elements of Music – Video series for kids

We're pleased to share a new video series for children, developed and presented by one of our violinists, David Rehner, and funded by the Oakville Community Foundation. David is highly-qualified when it comes to teaching music to children. He is…

New contest for kids: Get Creative! (Deadline June 15th)

We're excited to announce a new contest for kids in JK to Grade 6 in Halton: Get Creative with the Oakville Symphony! Follow three simple steps to learn more and be eligible to win prizes! Go to the Oakville Symphony…

Musician spotlight: Eslyn Blair

The violin has always been a passion for Eslyn, and she has a natural talent for the instrument. When she was seven, her late uncle, Ben Wilson, had a violin that no-one was using. He asked Eslyn's parents if they…

Young Artist applications

Oakville Symphony is now accepting applications for the Hollier Award and the Young Artist Program. The 2021 Hollier Award is open to non-string players (orchestral winds and brass). This is a one-time audition and associated award, and does not involve playing…

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