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Get hands-on performance and coaching tips from some of the finest musicians in the NAC Orchestra, who are equally renowned for their performance skills and … read more
In this workshop, participants will be cast in scenes from plays and learn the steps necessary to break them down. Participants will gain an understanding of … read more
Available in English or French
Designed specifically for the Ontario Arts Council’s Artists in Residence (Education) program, this workshop explores the … read more
Students will learn the fundamentals of songwriting and write their own song(s) with Winnipeg musician and teaching artist Ila Barker.
Timeline: Five … read more
Go on a mission to retrace the development of rhythm, looking at several musical traditions from around the world!
Today’s a big, big day for … read more
"Miss, my saxophone doesn't work!"
Join Kevin Junk, a specialist in instrument repair, as he demonstrates and walks you through step-by-step basic and more … read more
Available only in French
Teaching artist and flutist Marie-Noelle Berthelet uses the work of Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer to explore new ways of … read more
With a focus on enhancing secondary school music programs, the virtual workshop sessions provide music students with learning opportunities with the help of … read more
Offered in French Only
Come and experience a whole new dimension of classical music!
Together, the students will explore and create early music, take a … read more
Learn how to bring characters to life using only your voice! When you watch an animated movie or series, it’s easy to forget that there are people … read more
This virtual workshop for teachers will feature music traditionally performed by women and composed by female composers. We will look at their work and discuss … read more
This workshop for teachers will feature music traditionally performed by women and composed by female composers. We will look at their work and discuss ways to … read more
Create a song on the theme of winter!
Using an original melody you’ve invented, knit your song to give as a gift. From the melody to the words that tell … read more
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.
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