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Burlington Symphony Orchestra

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Contact Information
Office Phone 905-320-4697
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Primary Contact Milan Sander, Director of Development; Phone: 905-526-1817; Email:
Alternate Contact Geoff Tiller, Manager of Orchestra Operations
Agency Information
Description (Agency) A community-based volunteer symphony orchestra that offers diverse and attractive concert programs
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1973
Primary Executive Anda Protopopescu, President; Email:
Funding Grants - Ontario Arts Council, Incite Foundation, ArcelorMittal, The Pieczonka Family Foundation, The Hamilton Community Foundation ; Fundraising - raffles, specialty performances ; Donations ; Advertising in concert programs
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A full-size community orchestra with a forty-plus year track record of meeting its mission – to enrich Burlington, Hamilton, and the surrounding area with high calibre symphonic music and to offer performance opportunities to residents. 
The orchestra consists of talented amateurs, students, and professional players 
* performs 4-6 concerts per year at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre 
* holds an annual Young Artists' Competition to foster emerging talent
Hours Contact for information
Areas Served Burlington ; Hamilton (City of) - and surrounding area
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
Must play an orchestral instrument (strings, woodwind, brass, percussion) and have several years of experience playing * orchestral experience is preferred but not required * audition may be required
Application Contact the Personnel Manager through the email form on the website to set up an audition 
* audition is informal, with candidates performing a piece of their choice 
* conductor will be looking for pitch, rhythm, musicality, and the ability to follow instruction
Languages English
Fees Membership - annual membership fee for players ; Admission - concerts
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
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Mailing Address c/o BSO Manager of Operations 
1100 Burloak Dr, Suite 300 
Burlington, ON L7L 6B2
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Burlington Performing Arts Centre
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture
HCSD Sub Heading Music Groups ; Music Performances
Service Categories Music Groups ; Music Performances

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