Among the finest community orchestras in Canada, the York Symphony Orchestra is a cultural jewel of the York Region, the 800+ square mile region stretching from the northern boundary of Toronto to the east side of Lake Simcoe. St. Mary’s is proud to be the rehearsal site and home base for the Orchestra. The orchestra has built a tradition of high musical energy, community support, orchestra player camaraderie, and responsible management. Players are drawn from all parts of the Region of York, the city of Toronto and other nearby communities. The seventy to eighty players making up the Orchestra come from all walks of life, including professional musicians. For details on their upcoming concerts and events, please go to their web-page.