Ottawa Symphony Orchestra

Free NACO-OYO Concert - November 7

Join us on November 7th for this first-time ever free concert featuring the Ottawa Youth Orchestra and the National Arts Centre Orchestra!
Pickup your tickets at Ottawa Technical High School, 485 Donald Street, Saturdays, October 15, 22, 29 and November 5, 9 am - 12 pm.

Exciting Beginner Programs**

Photo by Kate Settle Photography

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

** Please note that the beginner classes fill up early because of the limited numbers in each class

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.


Have questions about the OYOA? Ask the Registrar.