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About the KSO

Mission

The Kindred Spirits Orchestra (KSO) is committed to changing lives through music’s extraordinary power to communicate, inspire, uplift, educate, and entertain. Through outstanding live performances that are evocative, dramatic, and passionate the KSO seeks to delight patrons and develop, in collaboration, new audiences of all ages for classical music. Based in Markham, the KSO is dedicated to enriching the cultural life of the residents of Southern Ontario, through the presentation of exceptional musical performances and the development of a strong, financially viable organization.

Corporate and Private Functions and Events

We offer a vast choice of repertoire (classical, operatic, Broadway and light classics) for a variety of corporate and private functions and events. Our string quartet and wind quintet has performed at Annual General Meetings, Employees and Volunteers recognition events, Christmas dinners, New Year’s Levees and celebrations, weddings, bar and bat mitzvah, corporate product launches, and more. Add a touch of class to your event and consider including a live music performance to your event. We will work with you on every detail and make a lasting impression on your event.

Rehearsals

Cornell Recital Hall, 3201 Bur Oak Avenue, Markham, Ontario L6B 0T2

Kindred Spirits Orchestra rehearsals are held on every Tuesday from 7:15 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Cornell Recital Hall, a 5,000 sq ft, state-of-the-art facility, entirely covered with maple wood, built-in projection screen, surround sound audio system, WiFi, digital recording studio, music library, and a leading edge dynamic acoustic system. The venue can also be used as a recital hall with 200 retractable seats. In addition, there are 2 smaller size studios adjacent to the hall, which are used for sectional rehearsals. There are also catering facilities, coat check and large storage space for our own Manhasset music stands, professional musicians chairs, complete system of risers, audio/video recording system, full set of percussion instruments, celeste, and a Steinway grand piano. Light snacks and refreshments are provided during the break.

Non-Discrimination

Kindred Spirits Orchestra is an equal opportunity organization that complies with all federal and provincial laws in regards to discrimination against any person because of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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