The Canadian Children’s Opera Company

Sabrina MoellaNews & Events

The Canadian Children’s Opera Company of Toronto, Ontario is celebrating 50 years of achievements. Founded in 1968  by singer, broadcaster, and impresario Ruby Mercer and  Music Director Lloyd Bradshaw, the CCOC has been the longest running opera of its kind in Canada. The company was created to give Canadian youth the privilege to experience opera, theatre and performance, while providing … Read More

Prime Minister’s Youth Council

Sabrina MoellaNews & Events

From now until November 30, 2018, the Government of Canada will be accepting applications to form a new Prime Minister’s Youth Council of Spring 2019. Applicants need to be in between the ages of 16 and 24. Canadian Francophone youth with a college background to apply are encouraged to apply, but of course, any and all youth can apply for … Read More

Pride in Canada 2018

Sabrina MoellaNews & Events

Pride is one of the most highly anticipated summer events for Canadians. Official Pride month is in June, not just for Canadians, but for everyone all over the world. This year, Toronto proudly held its 38th annual Pride festival; one of Canada’s biggest summer festivals. On June  1st the Pride flag was raised, marking the start of celebrations. The festival … Read More

NYO Migrations TD Tour

Sabrina MoellaNews & Events

On July 24th, the National Youth Orchestra of Canada (NYO) kicked off their 2018 Migrations TD Tour in Parry Sound, Ontario. This orchestra of 95 toured from Canada to to Europe with a total of 8 concerts and several chamber group performances along the way. The young musicians thrilled audiences in Toronto, Montreal, St. Catharine’s, and Ottawa. They then ventured … Read More

Young Company 2018

Sabrina MoellaNews & Events

On a gorgeous summer’s day, in the streets of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, you hear the voices of the 2018 Young Company singing outside, from the steps of the Confederation Centre of the Arts. Aqsarniit, meaning Northern Lights in Inuktituk, was the name of the 2018 Young Company show. Through speech, song and dance, this widely diverse Canadian cast of … Read More

NUFSICISUM Award Winner Profile: Janice Kok

Sabrina MoellaNews & Events

Janice describes the surprise moment as ‘unbelievable’ when she discovered that she is one of six winners of this year’s NUFSICISUM youth leadership award through music. “I never thought I would be in this place right now. I’ve been recognized for this national honour, and find that really special because it’s national and there are only six winners”, said Janice. … Read More

Thank you Erez!

Sabrina MoellaNews & Events

This past summer we had a fabulous summer student join the Coalition for work on the Youth4Music program. Erez Zobary is a recent graduate of the Queen’s University undergraduate program and is continuing this Fall, studying toward a degree in education. Erez’s positive and easy going attitude mixed with excellent communication skills and passion for music, left a lasting impression … Read More

The Coalition for Music Education holds its 14th annual Music Monday celebration with special events all across Canada

Sabrina MoellaEVENTS, News & Events

TORONTO, April 16, 2018 – For its 14th annual celebration of the power of music in our lives and especially in our schools, the Coalition for Music Education is hosting special Music Monday regional events all across Canada. From Vancouver, to Ottawa, to Sydney, hundreds of thousands of students, musicians, parents, community members and teachers will come together on Monday, May 7thto … Read More

The Coalition for Music Education in Canada presents its first Youth4Music Virtual Summit

Sabrina MoellaEVENTS, feature, News & Events

Toronto, April 5, 2018 – Inspired by a new generation of youth leaders who want to raise the awareness of the benefits of music in our lives, the Coalition for Music Education in Canada will present its first ever Youth4Music Virtual Summit on Saturday, April 14th 2018. Spanning across six time zones, and planned to last for a total of … Read More

Leadership 101: Finding your passion

Aimee RochardLeadership 101, News & Events

As a young person, finding your inner leader can sometimes seem daunting. There are always so many youth doing inspiring things, but sometimes it’s hard to find opportunities join the movement. Here at the Coalition, we believe that everyone has the potential to become a young leader. That’s why we are launching this Leadership 101 article series. It is meant … Read More