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BECOME A MEMBER

A FEW THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW

  • Pleasure and rigor are our two main guidelines. 

  • OSI offers a serene and stimulating environment for all to flourish.

  • Our orchestra is inclusive. We cherish diversity.

  • We believe in collaboration.

 

If you share these values, we would love for you to join us together. Please note that rehearsals are held every Wednesday from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm at the Conseil des arts de Montréal.

The CAM is located at :
1210 Sherbrooke Est
Montréal (Québec) H2L 1L9

Conseil des arts de Montréal
Lieu des répétitions - Conseil des arts de Montréal

WRITE TO US 

info_osi@yahoo.ca

 

 

 

Here is a welcome guide for new members.

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MEMBERSHIP FEE

Membership fees should be paid before the end of the first month of each session.

110$ per session – regular

55$ per session – student

New members : The first session is half price.

Joigning the Orchestra entails you to follow its Ethics code.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Brigitte Couture – President
Catherine Soum – Treasurer
Nadine Pelletier – Secretary
Chantal Turcotte – Administrator
Micheline Ellyson – Administrator
Gaston Lemieux – Administrator
Roanne Levitt – Administrator

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MEMBERS OF THE ARTISTIC COMMITTEE

Claudia Mack
Colin Chalk
Jean-Yves Chevrolat
Graham Isaak
Sylvain Nolet
Micheline Ellyson 

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ETHICS CODE FOR OSI MUSICIANS

 

In order to have even more fun rehearsing and to improve the sound of the orchestra, the musicians of the OSI agree to the following:

Rehearsals:

  • Attend all rehearsals, regular and intensive, except in cases of force majeure,

  • Prepare for rehearsals according to the agenda,

  • Focus personal practice and musical performance as requested by the conductor and following the advice of the head of section,

  • Notify as soon as possible of an absence by sending an email or SMS to the head of section and the conductor,

  • Check the messages that can be sent regarding rehearsals and in particular the schedule,

  • Arrive early so that rehearsals can start on time,

  • Come to rehearsals with the parts in the agenda; if a part is missing, notify the head of section before the rehearsal,

  • Remain silent during tuning,

  • Pay attention when the conductor addresses the musicians and take notes regarding musical interpretation requests,

  • Respect the time for breaks,

  • In case you are late, take your seat when the orchestra is not playing so that the other musicians can stay focused.

 

Dress rehearsals and concerts:

  • Attend dress rehearsals, soundchecks and concerts,

  • Dress code: all in black. Those who wish can wear a black suit, white shirt and black bow tie,

  • Promote concerts.

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