the state of being other or different; otherness.

The Alterity Chamber Orchestra ( is a new Orlando-based chamber orchestra striving to build a more thoughtful, open, and diverse society through contemporary classical music. is the first ever ensemble in residence of the Timucua Arts Foundation is a seventeen member chamber orchestra focused on performing the music of living composers.  Since our Inaugural performance in April of 2017 we have performed over a dozen concerts ranging from four players to full chamber orchestra, including many world premiere performances of works by local composers.  

Mentioned in The New York Times , The Orlando Sentinel, and The Orlando Weekly, we are looking to make new music accessible to anyone, anywhere.

The Team