Simply Astounding Young Musicians

La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra will amaze you with their enthusiasm and musicianship.

Home For The Holidays

December 2nd, 2018 at 3pm
Our annual Holiday Season show will be the first of our 20th season! Come listen to us ring in the season.

In The Spotlight

February 24th, 2019 at 3pm.

This is the most challenging concert of the season for La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra. Don’t miss this showcase of the best young musicians in the region.

Sonic Bloom

May 5th, 2019at 3pm
Our final concert of the season was a tremendous success and really showed what a growing orchestra can accomplish under tight deadlines. We look forward to our 20th (!) season starting with Home For The Holidays in December, 2019. See you then!

Soup & Symphony

Saturday, April 6th, 2019
Watch and listen to us rehearse!
At this event we open our rehearsal doors to the public, where they can taste a variety of delectable soups donated by local businesses and bid on an array of donated items in a Silent Auction format.

Auditions!!! September 8th at Calvary Pentecostal Church in Port Hope. 9:30am - 4:00pm.

Call ahead to book a time: 905-885-2977 (Jackie Nicholls, President), or 1-866-460-LJYO (5596). Optionally, contact our President at

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La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra6 days ago
Kick off rehearsal. Come check us out every Saturday at Calvary Pentecostal Church, 9:30 Port Hope. Join the orchestra!
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La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra2 weeks ago
The La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra opening day for the 2018/2019 season is Saturday, September 15th, starting at 9:30 a.m. at Calvary Pentecostal Church in Port Hope. We are looking for keen music students to join our orchestra. Come to our registration day this coming Saturday to find out more about us.
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La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra4 weeks ago
Auditions are currently being scheduled for Saturday, September 8th. at Calvary Pentecostal Church, Port Hope from 9:30am - 3:30pm.. LJYO is a training orchestra here to help you grow as a musician, so even if you aren't sure whether or not you have what it takes, we encourage you to come and check us out. We have fabulous adult coaches and senior members who are always eager to help and guide you in your musical journey. Audition preparation should include:
*one prepared solo piece demonstrating technical ability (fast, allegro)
*one prepared solo piece demonstrating lyrical musical ability (slow)
*one major scale and corresponding arpeggio
*one minor scale (harmonic or melodic form) and corresponding arpeggio
*one octave minimum on all scales (including chromatic)
Sight reading will be assigned by the music directors
During the audition, you may be asked to talk about your interest in/and commitment to the orchestra.
Auditions can be booked by emailing our orchestra manager at

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