Symphonic Winds

Symphonic Winds

Dan Horner, Conductor

The TYWO Symphonic Winds offers training for musicians of senior high school age, as well as particularly advanced junior high school students. This ensemble explores a wide variety of literature and focuses on detailed, mature music making. In addition to regular concerts, the Symphonic Winds performs at the Ontario Band Association’s Band Festival, where they have earned several awards including the Yamaha Percussion Excellence Award, the OBA Woodwind Excellence Award, as well as an overall Gold Standing.

Under the direction of Dan Horner, the Symphonic Winds performs multiple concerts annually, with the final concert in May at the Meridian Arts Centre.



Regular rehearsals take place on Sunday afternoons from 12:00 to 2:00pm, and run from September through to May.  


The main rehearsal location is the Meridian Arts Centre, 5040 Yonge Street in North York. (formerly known as the Toronto Centre for the Arts). Special rehearsals may take place in different locations.


Intermediate to advanced high school with years of experience on their instrument. Repertoire ranges between levels 3 to 5.

The Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra exists to supplement music programs in our community. Musicians are expected to maintain participation in their school music programs.

Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra

48 Ridgevale Drive,
Toronto, Ontario
M6A 1L1

Telephone/Fax: 416-321-TYWO (416-321-8996)
Charitable Organization Registration No. 14073 7966 RR0001

With respect and gratitude,

The Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra acknowledges that we are on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples. We also acknowledge that Toronto is covered by Treaty 13 signed with the Mississaugas of the Credit, and the Williams Treaties signed with multiple Mississaugas and Chippewa bands.