Matthew Hayes The Big SoundHarmony Centre is welcoming a new group to its roster of musical residents. The Big Sound, which provides access to musical instruments and lessons to children, is the latest addition to a growing number of not-for-profit groups taking up residence in the historical building.

They join other musically oriented groups such as the Georgian Bay Children’s Choir, Coco Love Alcorn’s Wonderland Singers, Georgian Bay Concert Choir, and David Sereda Studio, as well as child-focused groups like Big Brothers Big Sisters.

As a registered charity, Harmony Centre’s mission is to provide affordable office and studio spaces to other charities, not-for-profits, and people in the arts community. It has event spaces both small and large enough to accommodate an orchestra in its 700-seat auditorium. The newly renovated Harmony Hall and approved kitchen provide other opportunities for community use.

The Big Sound is a charitable organization that runs a music program for children and youth who, for various reasons, are often excluded from extra-curricular musical activities, such as playing in an ensemble or orchestra.

“We are fortunate to have found such a home for our program,” said David McLeish of The Big Sound. “It’s a wonderful community of arts and social service organizations with great opportunities for collaboration.”

The Harmony Centre, located at 890 4th Ave. East in Owen Sound is a social enterprise, preserving a grand historic building as a place for the community to share, create, educate and perform.

source: media release, Harmony Centre


CopyRight ©2015, ©2016, ©2017 of Hub Content
is held by content creators