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Grades 1 to 6

October 22 - 23, 2019

  Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe 101 Centrepointe Dr, Nepean

video: 2019-2020 NAC Orchestra Family Concerts
2019-2020 NAC Orchestra Family Concerts
  • Ridout Fall Fair
  • J.S. Bach Suite No. 1 (1st movement)
  • J.S. Bach Suite No. 3 ("Air" and "Gigue")
  • W.A. Mozart Symphony No. 40 (1st, 2nd & 4th movements)

Corky needs help with her school project on classical music, and her eccentric Uncle Siegfried is the obvious person to help. But as she’s poking around his peculiar workshop, she accidentally combines the ingredients of a mysterious musical spell that sends her tumbling through a time she’s only read about in books. Whirling through the ages of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Dvořák, and Shostakovich, Corky must find the secret musical formula that will bring her home. Will she make it back and finish her school work on time?  Don’t miss this magical musical adventure!

TUESDAY OCTOBER 22, 2019 │ 11 A.M. (French)

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 23, 2019 │ 10 A.M. (English)

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 23, 2019 │ 12:30 P.M. (English)

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RUNNING TIME: Approximately 55 minutes, without intermission

STUDENTS: $ 9 (HST included)

ADULTS: One free adult chaperone for every 15 student admissions purchased. Special Needs Assistants are admitted free of charge. Any additional chaperones are allowed at the discretion of the National Arts Centre and are charged $ 9 (HST included).

PAYMENT DEADLINES: Full payment is required by the payment deadline (5 weeks before the performance). The NAC Music department reserves the right to cancel any orders submitted but not paid for by the payment deadline.

SEATING: There are no reserved seats for the NAC Orchestra student matinee performance. Instead of tickets you will receive a letter of admission and groups will be seated on a first-come, first-served basis at the performance. A letter of admission will be mailed to you upon receipt of full payment.

If you have any questions about your order, please call the NAC Box Office at 613 947-7000, ext. 289.

Free Study Guide

A pre-concert study guide to help you prepare your students for this concert-going experience will be available for download approximately six weeks before the performance. This guide will provide you with curriculum links, recommended classroom activities and information about the concert program, the performers, and performance etiquette. Please download the guide from the NAC website (nac-cna.ca, see Education, School Performances, Study Guides).

School Transportation Assistance Program

In order to assist school groups to attend the NAC Orchestra student matinee, the NAC will provide partial financial assistance to a limited number of schools to help alleviate the cost of school bus transportation. Requests will be evaluated on a needs basis. Limited funds available. For more information, please contact the NAC Music Education department at mused@nac-cna.ca


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You must reserve tickets to attend student matinees.

Once we receive your reservation we will follow up by email or telephone to confirm the details of your order, to calculate pricing, and to confirm any special instructions. We will then send you an invoice.

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HST will be added to your invoice. Full payment will be due by deadline date. Cancellations will not be accepted after the payment deadline.

Once we receive your ticket order request we will calculate the cost, and the number of free adult chaperone tickets versus adult tickets to be paid, and send you an invoice.

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