SONG is very lucky to count Sing Canada Harmony as one of our most regular supporters. Their recent donation of $750 more than covers the costs for one student to participate in SONG for a year. And this year alone, SCH has contributed just over $1500 to SONG! Thank you again to this incredible group … Continue reading “Teach the Children to Sing”
Are you familiar with Community-Supported Agriculture? CSA is an alternative, locally-based model of agriculture and food distribution, in which a network of people have pledged to support one or more local farms, with growers and consumers sharing the risks and benefits of food production. In a CSA, farmers are supported in good faith by a community that believes in … Continue reading Community-Supported Transformation
...the Solid Ground Beginner Strings pilot program starts tomorrow! Thanks to the generosity of the Northumberland United Way as well as more than a dozen violin donors, 12 kids in the SONG program will begin violin ensemble lessons with Deborah Henderson as their teacher and ensemble director. Deborah has been teaching for more than 15 … Continue reading SONG is thrilled to announce (drum roll please)…
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 … Continue reading SONG is back!
On April 13 SONG had the great pleasure of welcoming Digger MacDougall to our Spring Concert. Sing Canada Harmony had provided a scholarship of $350 to help pay for the accompanist for the concert, and Digger personally delivered the cheque. When he stood up and spoke to the SONG audience and performers, his enthusiasm for … Continue reading Sing Canada Harmony Does It Again!
Our friends at the SAI People-to-People Project have come through again! We received another beautiful violin thanks to the generosity of one of their chapters. Iota Tau, SONG loves you too! - Posted by Shannon
April 6-12 is National Volunteer Week, a time to recognize, celebrate and thank Canada’s 13.3 million volunteers. Volunteers strengthen our communities and make our country vibrant. The Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, calls Canada “a smart and caring nation.” It’s our dedication to community involvement that has given us that reputation at … Continue reading Volunteers are the Heart of a Community