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About the WSCO

The Windsor Symphony Community Orchestra (WSCO) exists to provide the community members of the Windsor-Essex and greater Detroit area an opportunity to regularly perform orchestral music. The WSCO also focuses on using orchestral music to strengthen community by creating lifelong memories, new friendships, and engaging with new collaborative partners from the community.

If you are interested in becoming a member of the WSCO, please read our FAQ’s, and email any questions to Daniel Wiley at dwiley@windsorsymphony.com.

FAQ’s

Do you have safety protocols in place to respond to COVID-19?

Yes! The safety and well-being of our participants and staff is paramount. Our WSCO COVID-19 Plan allows us to provide an ensemble experience while adhering to best health practices put forth by city, provincial, and federal guidelines. If you have any questions or concerns that are not addressed in our WSCO COVID-19 Plan, please do not hesitate to contact us!

What is the Windsor Symphony Community Orchestra (WSCO)?

The WSCO is a community orchestra comprised of adults who share a passion for having fun and making music in a non-professional ensemble.

Who is eligible for the Windsor Symphony Community Orchestra (WSCO)?

Any adult musician who plays an orchestral instrument: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, french horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, timpani/percussion, violin, viola, cello, bass. If you are still in grade school and would like an orchestra to play in, please check out the Windsor Symphony Youth Orchestra!

Are there any other community groups I could get involved with?

We at the WSCO believe that community ensembles are a fundamental resource and outlet! If you are unable to join the WSCO, please consider one of the following community ensembles to participate in!

How do I enter the WSCO?

In order to become a part of the WSCO, you must audition. That being said, we understand the audition process can be somewhat daunting. Please contact dwiley@windsorsymphony.com with any questions or concerns you may have.

What is the fee for the Windsor Symphony Community Orchestra?

$113 (including HST)

Mail or bring a cheque to the Windsor Symphony Orchestra: 121 University Ave. W., Windsor ON, N9A 5P4.
We also do not want payment to be a barrier to your joining us. If you are in financial need please email dwiley@windsorsymphony.com.

When and where are the rehearsals?

TBD for 2020-2021 Season. Please see our WSCO COVID-19 Plan

What is the dress code for concerts?

  • Men: Black regular tux, black bowtie, black shoes
  • Ladies: Long or 3/4 length black dress or skirt or long formal black dress pants with a black blouse (long or 3/4 sleeved, covered shoulders).