Music

CreaSon

CreaSon: When already existing instruments are not enough CréaSon is the brain child of Sylvain Grenier, a musician with boundless imagination for whom the vast choice of already existing instruments was not enough. Out of hockey sticks, tin cans, pans and golf equipment, he made funky “xylo-hockeys, “cans o’fun”, “pans o’fun” and [...]

Second Nature

Performance by the Canadian Opera Company Second Nature combines science, social science, music, drama, visual arts, and nature in a compelling opera written specifically with young people in mind. Set in a fictional future when humans have retreated from nature because of the deteriorating environment, Second Nature tells the story of two inquisitive and courageous…

Brass Show/Workshop

Show and workshop combo by Trillium Brass Quintet The TBQ will work with your brass players on playing fundamentals (intonation, balance, rhythm, practice skills) and emphasize an understanding of their role in your ensemble. The company can provide a great variety of brass ensemble music or simply help them succeed at their existing repertoire. Workshops…

Music Colours Stories

Performance by Trillium Brass Quintet The Trillium Brass Quintet brings their love of music and their favourite instruments to show students how music can enhance a story through melody, harmony, rhythm and dynamics. Throughout the show, students will hear new music and instantly recog-nizable favourites, presented by instruments they may have never seen before. Along…

Cool Yule

Performance by Cadence Get into the holiday spirit as this charming quartet ushers in the winter with heartwarming "a cappella" tunes from various cultures around the world. Click here to listen to excerpts from their CD of the same name.

Live Your Legacy

Performance by Shaun Boothe In his highly entertaining Live Your Legacy, Shaun Boothe uses videos from his Unauthorized Biography Series to capture the achievements of three influential figures: Terry Fox, Bob Marley and Malala Yousafzai. Embark with him on this multimedia performance/motivational journey discussing issues of identity/diversity, character, media, life skills and the importance of…