Only One Week Left!

Help Put an Instrument in the Hands of Each SONG Child Less than a month ago we launched this crowdfunding campaign and asked for your help to raise $5,000 by December 15. We never expected the incredible response! Through email, social media, and word-of-mouth, you have already raised $3,640 for SONG’s Solid Ground Beginner Strings Program. Thank you! We have …

A moment for gratitude

In the midst of what feels like the most high-paced and frenetic fall we at SONG have ever experienced, I think it’s very important to take a moment to sit back and be thankful for the quiet but steadfast support that continues to come from organizations that have been helping us since the beginning. The Sigma Alpha Iota People-to-People Project yet …

SONG is back!

Season two begins, what an exciting change! On Monday, we began at Terry Fox School in Cobourg, first with our primary class: 15 enthused children from grades 1, 2, and 3 learning rhythm names and sol-fa syllables, singing in canon, singing the melody while walking the beat, learning to sing high and low, soft and loud. At 3:45 we met …

Our First Season Finishes: A Beautiful Thing!

Our first season seems to have flown by. Our final event for the year that involved our children was the barbecue in Port Hope on June 14. Family, friends, and supporters were all invited to celebrate with a picnic at Memorial Park, Port Hope. The children ate, sang, played musical games, and enjoyed some food. It was an opportunity for …

A fun and easy way to support SONG…over dinner!

Earn 10% for SONG when you eat at Boston Pizza Cobourg SONG is excited to be taking part in the Boston Pizza Team Rebate Program. Now you can support SONG every time you take your family out to dinner! How Does It Work? All you need to do is visit Boston Pizza for dinner, lunch, drinks, whatever! When you finish, …

Be an instrument of change

In just a few months, SONG is launching its violin and cello program, and we need your help! Do you have an instrument sitting in storage unused? Maybe your child has outgrown their violin and you don’t know what to do with it? Consider donating it to SONG to provide a local child with the life-changing gift of music! What …

Revised Schedule

Students and parents, Please note that the schedules for rehearsals at both Grant Sine PS and Beatrice Strong PS have been changed to better suit the school and the participants in the program.  The new schedule is as follows. 2013 Schedule Grant Sine – Mondays and Tuesdays 2:15-3:00 Grade 1-3 program, including snack, choir and bucket drumming 3:00-4:00 Grade 4-6 program, …

2013 Schedule

Welcome parents and students! Rehearsals start Monday, September 30 at Grant Sine and Tuesday, October 1 at Beatrice Strong. The general rehearsal schedule for the year is below, a more detailed calendar will be provided at your first rehearsal. The Grant Sine program will run Mondays and Tuesdays: 2:45-3:45 Grade 1-3 program, including snack, choir and bucket drumming *there will …

It Takes a Village

Children have the astounding and beautiful ability to learn something from every situation they enter. For babies and toddlers, the world is so new and fresh that each experience is a first. As kids grow a bit older and enter school, the daily opportunities to learn, grow, and play are met with excitement. The experiences they have as children shape …