This district gets it. They are doing everything right. Directors administrative team and a district board that truly sees the value of supporting something that doesnt necessarily provide immediate benefits. The O YA Chorus is a model of how a successful youth chorus can exist at the district level
- James Estes, Harmonizer Spring 2011
Ontario Harmony Explosion Camp
Application for the 2014 Harmony Explosion Camp are now being accepted!
O YA puts on a top performance
Ontario Youth A Cappella Chorus scored a superior rating at the 2013 International Youth Chorus Festival in Orlando, winning the Plateau A championship. This the 4th consecutive superior rating for the O YA Chorus, and their first title as Plateau A champions. They were also the youngest and largest chorus at the Youth Chorus Festival this year, with 52 members and an average age of 17.5.
'Shoptimus Prime wins Ontario District title
Ontario collegiate quartet 'Shoptimus Prime brought their 'A' game to the District stage in October defeating several top quartets from across the province to be named the 2012 Ontario District Champions. 'Shoptimus is the youngest quartet to ever win the district title. They will once again be competing in the Ontario Collegiate Quartet Competition this spring, and are a medal favourite heading towards the International competition in Toronto, this summer.