April 8, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.

Music Circle: virtual workshop series

for students with exceptionalities
Kindergarten–Grade 12 Music Classical music Workshops Special needs

The Music Circle is a unique opportunity for students with exceptionalities to explore orchestral instruments and their sounds, while also developing their auditory, motor, social and motivation skills through interactive workshops and a culminating performance with a trained NAC Orchestra musician and an adaptive music educator. (Elementary and secondary grade levels). 

Watch the Music Circle video series and download the free guidebook for information and strategies to foster musical engagement for the special needs community.

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Bring the performing arts into children’s lives

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.