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 concert in April of 2017, which featured Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time, 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 both The New York Times , The Orlando Sentinel, and The Orlando Weekly, we are looking to make new music accessible to anyone, anywhere.

The Team