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    • I have spent many a summer in Orford… Canada can and should be proud of having created a place where music is king and where its talents can be furthered.

      Menahem Pressler

      pianist and Academy master
    • Welcome to Orford Music

      Once known as the Orford Centre for the Arts, Orford Music is an oasis of music and art nestled in the heart of Mount Orford National Park. Every year, we host an international Festival and a classical music summer program, as well as offering concerts throughout the Fall and Winter seasons. Also, the artist residencies program provides an inspiring retreat for emerging and established artists. Orford Music is a charitable organisation with strong links to the broader community here in Quebec’s Eastern Townships of Quebec.

    • Mission

      To spark the creativity of artists at the launch of their careers and throughout their professional development.

    • Vision

      To be recognized as an internationally renowned classical music center by forging sustainable ties. To make the Eastern Townships an international centre of gravity for classical music.

    • Values

      Excellence: To offer the best service possible to our students

      Creativity: To capitalize on all available sources of inspiration in a quest for musical innovation

      Accessibility: Of our mentors and renowned artists, for our audiences

      Sustainability: To transmit knowledge from one generation of musicians to the next

    • Charitable Status

      Orford Music is a registered charity and is authorised to issue official receipts for income tax purposes.  Our charity registration number is 122918642RR0001.

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    • Board of Directors

      Orford Music’s Board of Directors is the driving force behind our artistic and educational mission.  The Board handles strategic files, guides the work of the team and ensures good governance of the organization.

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    • Staff

      Our dedicated team is here to help make your Orford Music experience everything you hoped for.

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    • Music is the heart of everything we do!

      When you choose Orford Music, you are investing in our primary mission: to spark the creativity of artists at the launch of their careers and throughout their professional development.

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