1. Welcoming our new Music Director, Matthew Jones!
2. Attending concerts at Knox Presbyterian Church, with its wonderful acoustics, natural light, and comfy padded seats!
3. Delicious Rheo Thompson mint smoothies for sale in the lobby.
4. Excellent prices for concerts, including $5 tickets for all students!
5. Lots of free and accessible parking.
6. Uptown location with many restaurants within walking distance.
7. Hearing the Fanfare Competition winning composition premiered in the Heroes in the Community Concert (February).
8. 25th Annual Concerto Competition Winners Showcase (March concert).
9. Listening to our special guests; The Age of Majority Singers (October concert).
10. Hearing Rosemary Kropf perform — she has been with us for all 30 years!
11. Watching highlights from the Nutcracker featuring the Renaissance School of the Arts Dance Company (December concert).
12. Finding treasures at our Silent Auction (October concert).
13. Hearing the world premiere of a piece written for our orchestra by Howard Cable (February concert)!
14. Experiencing the decadent offerings of Harry Ten Shilling at our Musical High Tea (May concert).
15. Unique and interesting music, including pieces you may not have heard before.
16. Musical Hors d’Oeuvres offered during the intermission of each concert.
17. The friendly and collegial atmosphere.
18. The one-of-a-kind offerings available at our Orchestra Boutique.
19. A chance to support The Tema Conter Memorial Trust and recognize the struggles of those suffering with PTSD (February concert).
20. Music by Beethoven, Haydn, Gounod, Mozart and other masters.
21. Hear some amazing pieces written by high school students for our Heroes concert (February).
22. An opportunity to support the Food Bank at our annual collection (March concert).
23. The beautiful and inspired playing of our principal bassoonist, Cedric Coleman.
24. Honouring our veterans (February concert).
25. The engaging banter of Maestro Matthew Jones.
26. Basking in the creative atmosphere while supporting live music.
27. Our friendly and approachable box-office volunteers.
28. Supporting local professional, semi-professional and student musicians.
29. Subscription savings: Buy the whole season and save!
30. Be part of the reason the Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Orchestra continues for another 30 seasons!.