2015-2016 Season Preview


Fall Concert

Saturday, November 28th, 2015 – 7:30 p.m. at Hebron Christian Reformed Church, 4240 Anderson St N, Whitby

Repertoire includes: Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins in d minor, Hetu’s Fantaisie sur le nom de Bach with flute solist, Chelsie Vaillancourt, Mozart’s ‘Vedrai, carino’ from Don Giovanni with 2015 DYO Concerto Competition finalist, Rosalyn Kane, soprano, as soloist, Mozart’s Impressario Overture, Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in g minor with 2015 DYO Concerto Competition winner, pianist Brandon Hao as soloist., Handel’s Sinfonia and Gavotte, and Philidor’s Menuet Royale

Winter Concert

Saturday, March 5th, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. at St. George’s Memorial Church, 39 Athol St W, Oshawa

Repertoire includes: Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 with soloists Chelsea Ewing (flute), Chelsie Vaillancourt (flute) and Meagan Turner (violin), Mozart’s Overture to the Abduction from the Seraglio, Mendelssohn’s Overture to A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Vaughan Williams’ English Folksong Suite.

Spring Concert

Saturday, May 7th, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. at St. George’s Memorial Church, 51 Centre St S, Oshawa

Antonio Vivaldi’s Spring Concerto from “The Seasons” with violin soloist, Meagan Turner, Georg Frideric Handel’s Lascia ch’io pianga from “Rinaldo, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Non so piu cosa son from the “Marriage of Figaro” with soprano soloist, Sarah Walsh, Mozart’s Great Mass in C minor, K.427 (excerpts including: Kyrie, Gloria Laudamus Te, Domine Deus, Et Incarnatus Est, Sanctus and Hosanna) with the St. George’s Anglican Church Choir and soprano soloist, Chantal Grybas and mezzo soprano, Christina Yun, Hubert Parry’s hymn “Jerusalem”, orchestrated by Edward Elgar, for audience, choir, organ and orchestra

Audition Notice


The Durham Youth Orchestra is accepting applications.

Auditions are held throughout the school year with the Music Director and a member of the DYO Board of Directors in attendance. For more information, or to arrange an audition, contact John Beaton at:
905.579.2401 or

Please print and complete the application form, and bring it to your audition.

Please enjoy a clip from the documentary, The Instrument Bank by Rotating Planet. Featuring Susanne Hou performing with the Durham Youth Orchestra.