Community-based orchestra consisting of professional and highly skilled amateur players from the Hamilton and Burlington areas.


Symphony on the Bay

News and Events: James R. McKay, Professor Emeritus of Music at The University of Western Ontario, is now entering his 20th season as Conductor and Music Director of Symphony on the Bay. Under his skilled guidance, the orchestra has achieved a high level of performance and continues to improve. With a challenging program and the excitement of the new Burlington Performing Arts Centre, the Board, members, and patrons of Symphony on the Bay look forward to another wonderful year of music making as we celebrate out 42nd season!

Soloist Tom Mueller

Tom Mueller, cellist, will be featured with violinist Corey Gemmell in Brahms’ Double Concerto at our November 2nd concert.

Tom Mueller has gained notoriety...

Soloist Corey Gemmell

Corey Gemmell, violinist, will be featured with cellist Tom Mueller in Brahms’ Double Concerto at our November 2nd concert.

Corey is a native of Hamilton,...

Guest Conductor Claudio Vena

Symphony on the Bay is pleased to announce that Claudio Vena will be Guest Conductor for our November 2nd concert, ENIGMA.

Gemini award winning...