The AOJQ brings together Quebec youth orchestras which are dedicated to the classical repertoire.

Criteria for membership in the AOJQ

  • String orchestra, chamber orchestra or symphony orchestra
  • Composed of at least 15 musicians, all or almost all aged from 12 to 25 years
  • Playing orchestral music from the classical repertoire
  • Directed by a professional conductor
  • Non-profit organization either incorporated or managed by a corporation
  • Based in Quebec and whose activities normally take place in Quebec
  • Which is not an orchestra from an institutional or commercial music school

AOJQ membership fees are based on the number of musicians in the orchestra. Each orchestra must delegate a representative to represent them at the meetings of the AOJQ board of directors.

For more details about joining the AOJQ, please email us at .

Our member orchestras

The following orchestras are members of the AOJQ for the 2015-2016 season:

All of our member orchestras give concerts open to the public. Please visit their own websites for more information.