Rhino’s Roadhouse has a huge heart when it comes to community. The welcoming staff drummed up awareness for SONG this fall and donated $500 to pay for a child in SONG who wouldn’t otherwise have access to music education. We are so grateful to owner Dave Austin and long-time manager Monika Rowen for their commitment … Continue reading Rhino’s Roadhouse Renews Support
L to R: Elizabeth Palermo, SONG Development Coordinator; Barb Henderson, SONG President; Marie Anderson, SONG Artistic Director; Heather Norris, Northumberland United Way CEO More SONG students will receive more advanced music instruction and tutorials to deepen their learning and social development thanks to a Northumberland United Way New Initiative Grant. When SONG students expressed the … Continue reading United Way grant boosts Chamber ensemble
“It takes a village to raise a child” and indeed it takes a community to support children reaching their greatest potential. SONG is most grateful for the ongoing support of the Rotary Club of Port Hope, whose donations over the last five years total $18,000! Each year, the Port Hope Rotarians’ donations have enabled our … Continue reading Port Hope Rotarians’ donations total $18,000
There’s always a new way to say singing is good for you! Recent studies show that people bond best when making music together. It helps people feel needed by their community. At SONG, we are fortunate to see all the time how singing in a group offers a sense of belonging to something bigger than … Continue reading SIX years of scholarships keeps kids singing
Everything about Furby House Books' fundraiser for SONG was GREAT! SONG is so fortunate to have the support of a community rich in culture and the arts. Last month, Lou Pamenter of Furby House Books held a book launch and author discussion about Peter Goddard’s The Great Gould in benefit of SONG. Our strings instructor Deborah Henderson lead … Continue reading Phenomenal Furby Fundraiser
Non-profit organizations like SONG survive and flourish when part of a community. It is a wonderful juxtaposition of ideas when one notes that SONG provides community for young musicians as well as existing within a community of supportive individuals, corporations, and other organizations. Our sixth season has begun with wonderful partnerships, both new and renewed, … Continue reading The Power of Partnerships
David Shewchuk Joins SONG as new String Instructor David grew up in Bowmanville. As a teenager, Dave was concertmaster of La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra. His passion for the violin was very evident in those years. He went on to study violin at the Glenn Gould School in Toronto, and at the Royal Academy in London, … Continue reading Here we grow!