“I knew that playing with the NACO would be an amazing opportunity to live out my dream of playing in a world-class ensemble. I also realized that this program would give me the real-life orchestral experience I desperately desired.”
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Join NAC English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley as she chats with artistic leaders from across the theatrical spectrum, about the daily dilemmas, tough questions and thorny challenges that come with the job.
Your donations through the NAC's National Youth and Education Trust help the NAC provide learning and engagement opportunities for all — from young children in the classroom, to artists, to the lifelong learner.
Learning and engagement at Canada’s National Arts Centre is made possible through the support of many generous individuals and organizations from across the country. The Music Alive Program is made possible thanks to the leadership support of National Partner, The Azrieli Foundation, and Major Supporters, The Slaight Family Foundation and TD Bank Group. Thank you also to Grant and Alice Burton, Canada Life, A Donor-Advised Fund at the Community Foundation of Ottawa, Friends of the NAC Orchestra, Donors to the NAC Foundation's Future Fund, The Janice and Earle O’Born Fund for Artistic Excellence, and the donors and sponsors of the NAC’s National Youth and Education Trust, the primary resource for youth and education funding at the National Arts Centre.