For Players

This page contains important information for the musicians of Symphony on the Bay.

Rehearsal Schedule

  • Annual membership fee for players is $100 plus a recommended donation of $75 (or more, every dollar helps!). Please bring cash or cheque to the next rehearsal if you have not already paid for this season. A tax receipt will be issued for your donation.
  • Click here to view your schedule for the 2017-2018 season, last updated 2017-09-06.
  • Rehearsals are held on Wednesdays at 7:30 pm sharp, at the Hamilton Mennonite Church, 143 Lower Horning Road, Hamilton. Any departures from this will be noted on the rehearsal schedule.
  • Music is available for pickup from the Librarian Graham Young at or 905-928-4671.
  • If you are unable to attend a rehearsal, please contact Personnel Manager Graham Young at and arrange for someone to cover your part.

Audio Archive

The Symphony on the Bay audio archive comprises 35 concerts recorded from 1973 to present including about 140 pieces of music. From 1973 to 2012, the original recordings were on cassette tapes. All of these have now been transferred to digital files at the Jazz Kitchen Studio. From 2013 onwards, the recordings were done digitally at BPAC (a few elsewhere). The digital files are being edited and remastered at the Jazz Kitchen Studio. Specific pieces of music are posted on SoundCloud as they are completed. With only a few exceptions, the quality of of the recordings and the performances is surprisingly excellent. For the moment, the music is only available for streaming, not download. Downloads may be considered in the future. Click the SoundCloud logo below to access the archive.


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