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.
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. Orford Music is also a charitable organisation with strong links to the broader community here in Quebec’s Eastern Townships of Quebec.
To spark the creativity of young musicians at the launch of their careers and throughout their professional development.
To be recognized as an internationally renowned classical music Academy by forging sustainable ties. To make the Eastern Townships an international centre of gravity for classical music.
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
Orford Music is a registered charity and is authorised to issue official receipts for income tax purposes. Our charity registration number is 122918642RR0001.
Our dedicated team is here to help make your Orford Music experience everything you hoped for.
Music is the heart of everything we do!
When you choose Orford Music, you are investing in our primary mission : to help talented young musicians become great artists.