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Relive the AMP Senior Orchestra’s Spring Break Trip to Ottawa, Canada

AMP students try their first ever Beavertails in Ottawa, Canada

In honor of Canada Day, we are excited for you to relive the AMP Senior Youth Orchestra’s recent Spring Break trip to Ottawa, Canada. The ensemble, composed of string and wind students, performed two concerts and participated in a unique artistic collaboration with music students from the école secondaire publique De La Salle, the alma mater of AMP Co-Founder and CEO, Dantes Rameau.

Special thanks to our incredible Ottawa-based photographer, Colleen Anne for beautifully documenting our trip!

Day 1

Joint Rehearsals, an Afternoon Performance, Dinner and a Concert at The National Arts Centre

Atlanta Music Project and De La Salle students in rehearsal, under the direction of conductor Jason Hutt.
The AMP Senior Wind Ensemble performing for De La Salle’s student body in Ottawa with AMP Conductor John Young Shik Concklin.
AMP and De La Salle students enjoying a curated dinner together at All Saints Events Space in downtown Ottawa.

AMP and De La Salle students attend a National Arts Centre Orchestra concert that included Shostakovich’s monumental Symphony No. 5.

Day 2

A Second Concert, A Reception, and Line Dancing

AMP and De La Salle string students huddle up backstage during intermission.
AMP wind students performing alongside students from OrKidstra, a local El Sistema-inspired youth music program.
AMP and De La Salle students take a final bow after their joint performance in Ottawa, Canada at De La Salle. The pièce de résistance was Antonin Dvorak’s Serenade for Strings, co-conducted by John Young Shik Concklin and Jason Hutt.
AMP and De La Salle students enjoy a post-concert reception and dancing at De La Salle.
AMP and De La Salle students enjoy a post-concert reception and dancing at De La Salle.

Day 3

Touring Downtown, Trying a Beavertail, Ottawa Senators Game

AMP students hanging out in downtown Ottawa, Canada.
AMP and De La Salle students make their way through the ByWard Market for a shopping trip at the Rideau Centre.
AMP students at Canadian Tire Centre, home of the Ottawa Senators hockey team.