Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra

Founded in 1992

Wind Orchestra

Colin Clarke, Conductor

The Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra is the most advanced group in TYWO’s family of ensembles. It comprises approximately 55 players whose technical level is advanced and who show strong musicianship. The group performs a wide range of repertoire, from demanding classical and contemporary works for wind band, as well as lighter selections for specialty concerts.  In addition to regular performances for the public, the Wind Orchestra presents a series of one-hour Student Concerts, designed specifically for elementary and high school students.
Members of the Wind Orchestra also participate in smaller chamber ensembles including groups for percussion and brass.



Regular rehearsals take place on Sunday afternoons from 3:00 to 5:30pm, 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.


Senior high school and post-secondary players with years of experience on their instrument. Repertoire is generally level 5 and up. 

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

Wind Orchestra

Symphonic Winds

Concert Winds

Brass Ensemble

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.