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Mandolin Orchestra of Niagara

Contact Details
Primary Contact Sylvia Hlywka Brabson, Conductor; Phone: (Residence) 905-734-9378; Email:
Alternate Contact Mark Zammit, Public Relations; Email:
Primary Executive Sharryn Oleskiw, Acting Chair; Phone: (Residence) 905-834-0941; Email:
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community Welland
Mailing Address c/o Sylvia Brabson 
6 Richmond Cres 
Welland, ON L3B 5L4
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) COVID-19: On hold due until further notice. 
A modern mandolin orchestra capable of providing music to suit any mood or occasion. Although most performances are in the Niagara-Hamilton region, the orchestra has traveled to other provinces and the USA to perform. 
The mandolin and mandolin family of instruments constitute the backbone of the group, accompanied by piano, bass, violin, guitar and percussion. Guest appearances feature other instruments and soloists. 
Concerts are held at various venues in Niagara.
Hours Call for information
Eligibility Anyone who can read music and play an instrument in the mandolin family is welcome to join the group.
Application Contact conductor Sylvia Brabson
Languages English
Fees Voluntary contribution
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Meetings Rehearsals: Mon evenings at 6:30 pm at Casa Dante in Welland. New members are welcome.
Service Categories Music Groups ; Music Performances