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New Horizons Music North York
Our Mission and History
New Horizons Music North York is a member of New Horizons Music International which has nearly 200 member groups worldwide, The New Horizons Music program was founded in the 1990’s by Dr. Roy Ernst of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. The goal of the organization is to engage adults in group music making, including those with little or no musical experience, as well as those who were active in school music programs but have been inactive for a long period. Many studies have shown that there are multiple benefits to playing music in a group, and that as we age, music keeps our brains and bodies active, enhances our enjoyment in life, and provides opportunities for positive social interactions and friendship. New Horizons is an inclusive organization geared towards the creation of nurturing, non-judgemental musical experiences for all participants.
Take a look through some of our latest concerts. Be sure to check out our videos on the concerts page.
Groups & Ensembles
Click below for more details about our diverse musical ensembles. If you need some help choosing the right group, contact us! Let's find the right group for you.
Our small beginner group offers a friendly, intimate setting as you restart your musical journey.
Our intermediate group is a dynamic ensemble for dedicated new musicians, as we continue mastering our instruments.
Our ukulele group is a fun beginner ensemble, for those looking to strum along to some recognizable tunes and build fundamental musical skills.
Meet our Players
Here's what some of our many great musicians have to say!
New Horizons Music has helped me rediscover music after 40 years. It's great fun playing in a group, and always leaves me feeling great!
I enjoyed music as a student but lost touch. It was great to learn to play again in a relaxing setting like New Horizons. I especially enjoyed the effort of our amazing instructors Susan and Ari. Highly recommend you come by, and see what we're like.