Arcady is an ensemble dedicated primarily to the performance and recording of the music of Director Resident Composer Ronald Beckett, and secondarily to the performance of earlier music. Arcady performs nearly 25 to 30 performances in Southwestern Ontario each year in a variety of programs ranging from small recitals to full scale choral-orchestral concerts. The ensemble is a collection of singers, actors, dancers, and instrumentalists from across Ontario. Arcady provides professional opportunities for young performers at the early stages of their career. The organization combines outstanding young performers with established professional who act as mentors to these aspiring musicians. This mentorship program is the framework and heart of Arcady.