Music

From Far And Wide: Percussionists’ Journey Through Listening and Sound

Performance by TORQ Percussion Quartet Figuring out a path in life can be daunting, especially when it comes to finding a fulfilling career. Specifically aimed at secondary students trying to determine their next step, this presentation offers an opportunity to get firsthand accounts and performances from four master musicians. The percussionists discuss their experiences in…

Paving Your Own Path

Performance by TORQ Percussion Quartet Figuring out a path in life can be daunting, especially when it comes to finding a fulfilling career. Specifically aimed at secondary students trying to determine their next step, this presentation offers an opportunity to get firsthand accounts and performances from four master musicians. The percussionists discuss their experiences in…

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…