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!
On June 9th, Safe Harbour closed out the fifth season of SONG with their annual fundraising concert. This year's tongue-in-cheek theme was "All My Old Lovers," and the concert delved into the hilarity, heartbreak and hysteria inspired by memories of past loves. This year's concert was Safe Harbour's most successful fundraiser to date! Thanks to … Continue reading “All My Old Lovers” raises $10,000 for SONG
Music In Your Medium is an online art auction to raise funds for Sounds of the Next Generation (SONG), a free after school music program for at-risk children and youth in Northumberland County. We are looking for local artists who would be willing to donate an original piece of art in a medium of their … Continue reading Music in Your Medium
PLEASE NOTE: The offer contained in this post is for SONG families only; interested members of the public will need to purchase a regular admission through normal means. In its five years of operation, the SONG program has been blessed with so many community partners who generously make offers to provide musical experiences for our … Continue reading Born to be wild?
The art of giving and the giving of art become one through the kind generosity of Cobourg artist Alice Vander Vennen. Alice has been working with SONG students in class this spring to help complete an art project featuring personal totems that will be used in our spring "Kids 4 Kids" concert. In addition to … Continue reading The Giving of Art
Spring is officially here, and so is SONG's 5th Annual Spring Concert! Spring brings about the colour yellow with the warm sunshine, forsythias and daffodils, and symbolizes happiness and empowerment—the very themes the children of SONG have been exploring for their spring concert Kids 4 Kids on Saturday May 26th at 3:00 p.m. at Trinity United Church. For this … Continue reading Kids 4 Kids – Spring Concert