Conceived in Spring 2007, the Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra (GTPO) holds a unique position in Toronto and region amongst the community orchestras:
•it serves a very broad geographic community in the City of Toronto, with performances at multiple facilities in communities throughout the GTA,
•provides a vital link in the career development of our core ensemble of performers bridging the divide between community-based and professional musicians,
•offers a confidence-enhancing experience of performance by exposing young, community-based musicians to the experience garnered under the direction of established professional conductors and live audiences,
•is a trusted partner for small community arts groups looking for presentation partners and a supportive showcase for youthful, talented performers, and
•provides low cost of entry to experience live orchestral performances.