Ottawa Symphony Orchestra

OYOA Fall Registration

The Academy comprises two full orchestras, eight instrumental ensembles for strings, winds, brass and harp, beginner and pre-school programs. Over the past years, these programs have shown increasing enrollment, reaching over 300 students. Furthermore, members of our Ottawa Youth Orchestra regularly qualify for the National Youth Orchestra of Canada.

Fall registrations are now open for the 2016–2017 season. Registration deadline is Labour Day. Register Now

Classes run from September to April.

Summer Music Camp - July 4-15, 2016

Our 10-day camps are designed to challenge young string, brass, wind and percussion musicians - from beginner to advanced players. Our camps are led by some of Ottawa's finest professional musicians and teachers. Daily ensemble playing, group lessons, theory and ear training lead up to a concert on the final day. Sports, crafts and recreation activities balance the musical studies to create a fun and fulfilling camp experience.

Beginner Programs

OYOA special programs, Beginner French Horn, Beginner Bassoon, Beginner Harp and Percussion, are now accepting registrations! Beginner French Horn, Beginner Bassoon and Beginner Harp programs include free 30-minute private lessons for 25 weeks and free instrument rental.


Have questions about the OYOA? Ask the Registrar.