2016-2017 Season Preview


Fall Concert

Saturday, November 26th, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. at Hebron Christian Reformed Church, 4240 Anderson St N, Whitby

Repertoire includes: W. A. Mozart – Piano Concerto No. 17 in G major, K. 453 with soloist, Brandon Hao, Norma Beecroft – String Quartet with Tape (1992), W. A. Mozart – Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550

Winter Concert

Saturday, March 4th, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. at St. George’s Memorial Church, 51 Centre St S, Oshawa

Repertoire includes: J. S. Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B-flat major, BWV 1051 with guest violist, Shannon Knights, Beethoven – Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67

Spring Concert

Saturday, May 6th, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. at St. George’s Memorial Church, 51 Centre St S, Oshawa

G. Holst – Mars from ‘The Planets’, E. Elgar – Nimrod from the ‘Enigma Variations’, P. Tchaikovsky – Marche Slav, A. Copland – Quiet City with Trumpet Soloist: Paul Otway, G. Gershwin – Summertime from ‘Porgy and Bess’, G. Gershwin – Rhapsody in Blue with piano soloist Geoffrey Conquer.

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.