Thursdays | 6:00-8:30 PM

Lake City Orchestra & Folk Sessions

We’ve combined these two fantastic groups to bring you the best of both worlds. Whether you’re drawn to orchestral strings or the charming melodies of folk tunes, there’s something here for everyone.

About the Group


Orchestra Rehearsals: Thursdays 6:00-7:15 PM

Folk Sessions: Thursdays 7:30-8:30 PM

Location: Sanctuary of St. James United Church (181 Portland St, Dartmouth, NS)

Skill Level: Beginner-Intermediate to Intermediate

Orchestra Rehearsals:

A Dartmouth community orchestra, conducted by Connor Cornick. This orchestra is made for those who are interested in gaining experience in orchestral playing and learning to play with other instruments and sections

Folk Sessions: (Paused for Summer!)

The folk sessions are structured so that you can drop in whenever you want. Members will share and learn various folk tunes from different regions, usually learning by ear. A wide range of fiddle styles are also examined (e.g., Old Time, Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton, Western Canadian, Breton, Scandinavian, etc.). The group is not just limited to fiddles. Guitarists and other accompaniment instruments are welcome to join, learn, and have fun!

Starting July 4, 2024

Summer Term

8 Week Term + Concert

Membership Rates: $120/Term

*Membership in one group allows you free participation in the other: two groups for the price of one!