14th Annual Music Monday Concert

The 14th annual Music Monday celebration included a massed children's choir of over 350 youth under the direction of Jackie Hawley who led the sing-along of the Music Monday anthem Sing It Together. Participating choirs include: the Cantiamo Girls Choir of Ottawa, École élementaire et secondaire publique Maurice-Lapointe, St. George Catholic High School, All Saints Catholic High School, École élémentaire publique Séraphin-Marion, École élémentaire publique Michaëlle Jean, Queen Elizabeth Public School, Henry Larsen Elementary School, and École secondaire catholique Franco-Cité.

Hosted by CBC host Lucy van Oldenbarneveld and NAC Director of Communications Annabelle Cloutier, this free public concert in the lobby of the recently rejuvenated National Arts Centre included performances by throat singers Tamara Takpannie and Janice Oolayou, singer-songwriter Céleste Lévis, a brass trio from the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and student ensembles from École sécondaire publique De La Salle, and Lisgar Collegiate Institute. 

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