Concerts & Rehearsals


Early November – Outreach concert, Kingston Youth Orchestra

Last Tuesday in November – Fall Concert, KYO and Youth String Ensembles

February – Kingston Kiwanis Music Festival, KYO and Youth String Ensembles

Early April - Regional Festival or Recording Session, KYO

Late May – Spring Concert and Season Finale, KYO and Youth String Ensembles


Regular series performances of the KYO and Ensembles take place at the elegant Chalmers United Church at 212 Barrie Street in downtown Kingston, near Queen’s University. This church and performance space built in 1890 in the Romanesque Revival style features curvilinear walls, beautiful stained glass as well as floor level and balcony seating. It provides an aesthetically and acoustically magnificent performance space.



Rehearsals are held at Frontenac Secondary School (Music Room), 1789 Bath Road, Kingston, each Tuesday in September to May.

Kingston A-Strings: 5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Kingston Youth Strings: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Kingston Youth Orchestra: 7:00 p.m. -  9:00 p.m.