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Over the last 3 months we have been running a pilot project at one of the local schools. We hired three contrasting professional bands to come and play at the school and developed a curriculum that accompanied each visit. With help from performances from Trevor Strong, the class prepared for each upcoming performance weaving the music curriculum into their classroom activities over the weeks proceeding each concert to produce a cross-curriculum project. Our last band to visit was Kingston band The Wilderness, which had the whole school rocking to the beat of their music. None of this would have been possible without the generous support from the Music Performance Trust Fund who provided the entire funding for this project. Many thanks to the trustees for their sponsorship. This has had an enormous impact on these children and the school. A truly memorable experience for all involved. Help us keep music alive in our schools.
Date: Sunday, November 4th, 2018
Time: 2:00 pm
Address: 2485 Princess St, Kingston, ON K7M 3G1 Royale Place Retirement Residence
Our Fall Newsletter October 2018 is out now
The new 2018/19 rates have been posted and will be effective 1st December 2018. If you would like to take advantage of our 2018 rate please get your payment in before 30th November 2018. We accept the following forms of payment:
When: 4th November 2018
Time: 2:00 pm
Where: Royale Residence
2485 Princess St, Kingston, ON K7M 3G1
The General Meeting scheduled for July 29th is postponed to September. The new date and time will be posted in the September Issue of the Newsletter.
The office will be closed from the 23rd of July through to the 10th August. For emergency service please contact Robin or Dan at the Ottawa-Gatineau office.
280 Metcalfe Street,
Suite 301 Ottawa, ON K2P 1R7
Toll Free: 1-855-235-2353
Our membership drive ends 31st March 2018. If you’ve been thinking about joining the Canadian Federation of Musicians now is a good time to do this. Until March 31st you can join for just the membership fee. That’s a saving of $95. Instead of the regular $255 cost to join for the rest of March it is just $170. That’s less than one cup of coffee with a muffin per week for a whole year. Why Join? Why not? Go on, invest in your future.
With loads of benefits how can you afford to pass up this opportunity: Want to know more click here
We are now booking for the summer concerts in Gananoque and Lions Park. Union musicians take preference for these jobs. Please apply by contacting the office firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 9th March 2018. Looking for soloists and small ensembles of 2-5 players. Hurry dates filling fast.