• To provide an accessible and exciting performance environment in which gifted volunteer musicians have the opportunity to perform in a full symphony orchestra directed by a qualified professional conductor.
• To provide an opportunity for young musicians to perform as soloists with a symphony orchestra.
• To nurture a love of music among youth by featuring young soloists each season.
• To provide an opportunity for choirs, ballet and dance groups to perform with a symphony orchestra.
• To promote symphony concerts as a family outing by giving free admission to concerts for children under 12 years of age.
• To provide area residents the opportunity to attend affordable symphony concerts in their own community.
• To perform great music at the highest possible level of artistic performance that can be achieved while both musicians and audience members are having fun.
About CATHEDRAL BLUFFS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) is a volunteer community orchestra that has been based in Scarborough since 1986. The orchestra presents seven concerts each season including a subscription series of five concerts.
The orchestra consists of upwards of 100 musicians for any given concert, depending on the program. Without exception, CBSO performs highly professional arrangements from a variety of the most well known composers of classical repertoire, from baroque to contemporary.