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 us a story, from snowy nursery rhymes that rhyme with creativity to the chorus that stays in our heads, all the tips and tricks are there to make an original invented song and, why not, be invited to the Great Christmas Ball!
Associated virtual concert: Le Grand bal de Noël
Conception : Aurélie Négrier
Workshop Leader/Teaching Artist: Gabriela Iznardo (English) / Aurélie Négrier (French)
Contributing musicians : Marc Fortin, Pierre Blais and Jean Sabourin
Guest Artist : Aurélie Négrier (English) / Gabriela Izardo (French)
Discover how songs are made and create your own snowy chorus! Learn a little melody to create words that will be at the heart of your song.
Songs tell stories and words are important. Find the rhymes in your song and create your winter verses.
Music is an important element in a song because it has the power to bring all kinds of emotions to life. In this segment, interpret your words and choose the mood of your song.
We have created for you some variations of the soundtrack on the theme of winter. You can find the music that best suits your text and your story to finalize your song!
In collaboration with Jeunesses Musicales Canada, the NAC Orchestra presents a series of fun and engaging music-making activities and pedagogical resources geared towards students aged 4-12, all offered in a virtual format.
Educators can purchase a user license that enables digital access to a pre-recorded concert for up to 30 days, or for a series of pre-recorded workshops for up to 50 days, and the license is valid for an entire school (not just one classroom)!
Concerts can be presented following the associated virtual workshop series, or can be presented independently.
In order to offer a more in-depth experience, workshops and/or concerts can be accompanied (at extra cost) with live interaction (mediation) facilitated by a teaching artist.
|Concert & Workshop Pricing||TOTAL|
|1 virtual workshop bought individually||$250 + HST|
|1 virtual concert bought individually||$500 + HST|
|1 virtual concert and its associated virtual workshop bought together||$650 + HST|
|3 virtual concerts and 3 digital workshops||$1,500 + HST|
|All 5 concerts and all 5 virtual workshops||$2,500 + HST|
|Virtual mediation bought à la carte (minimum of 2 hours of mediation)||$100/hr + HST|
Price for one digital license per institution without maximum audience capacity. A single license is valid for an entire school (not just one classroom).
A license enables a digital access of 30 days for a concert and 50 days for a workshop series.
Your donations help the National Arts Centre reach more students, educators and communities across Canada. The National Youth and Education Trust is the NAC’s primary source of funding for initiatives that nurture and develop the creativity of children and youth, and support the educators and artists who challenge and encourage them.
The NAC Foundation would like to acknowledge the generous support from the Leacross Foundation, Friends of the NAC Orchestra, A Donor-Advised Fund at the Community Foundation of Ottawa, The Janice and Earle O’Born Fund for Excellence in the Performing Arts, Grant and Alice Burton, 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.