NAC Orchestra Student Matinees

Let your students experience one of the most outstanding ensembles of its kind in the world. The NAC Orchestra boasts many of the finest musicians in the country who enthusiastically share the common goal of bringing music to young people. Perfectly suited to both the novice student and musical apprentice, these hour-long weekday matinees are bound to delight students and teachers alike! 

  1. Kindergarten to Grade 6

    • Apr 23, 2018, 10:00am (French)
    • Apr 23, 2018, 12:30pm (English)

    Searing summers, frozen winters, gentle spring rain, and brilliant autumn colours come to life in music. Alain Trudel and the NAC Orchestra explore Antonio Vivaldi’s vibrant Four Seasons, Astor Piazzolla’s energetic Argentinian Tango, and other climate-inspired music with the help of virtuoso guest artists.

    Payment deadline : Friday, March 30, 2018

    Artwork Contest!

    Have your students submit a drawing, painting, or a mixed media artwork inspired by the music and poetry of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons for a chance to have their entry selected and projected on the NACOtron stage screen during the concert! Please consult the Study Guide [p.27] for the guidelines. Submission deadline is Friday, April 6.

  2. Grades 5 - 12+

    • NAC Orchestra

    • Jeff Tyzik


    • Stephen Sayer & Chandrea Roettig

      Swing dancers

    • Patricio Touceda & Eva Lucero

      Tango dancers

    • May 17, 2018, 11:00am (bilingual)
    • May 18, 2018, 11:00am (bilingual)

    This electrifying dance showcase includes swing, jazz, 1950s bop, ‘Dirty Dancing,’ the waltz, cha-cha, tango, and much more. Incomparable performers, spectacular choreography and the NAC Orchestra: you’ll be dancing in the aisles!

    Payment deadline : Friday, April 27, 2018