Musicians of all ages have spent the week refining their musical abilities in Owen Sound. Hosted by Orchestra North Owen Sound the week has seen various performances by many groups and was capped off by a 65 person Orchestra concert.
Osterstag says that he way the event is designed sees younger players being mentored by more senior musicians, he hopes that this will inspire these young artists to push their limits and ideally come back one day to guide the next generation as well.
The 65 person orchestra is made up of musicians of all ages and skill level. Ostertag says that everyone has a part to play, "We have our youngest players playing parts tailored for them so that they may be part of the full orchestra while our academy players who are mentoring, what you get is a very polished product," He states.
The orchestra preformed a concert at the Harmony Centre in Owen Sound on Saturday afternoon for the public.