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Family Sundays at CCAG

Gather up the kids and head to the Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown on the last Sun [ ... ]

ICMP Spring Fundraising Concert

The International Children's Memorial Place (ICMP) Annual Spring Fundraising Concert will be held at [ ... ]

May 1 (two shows)
Trinity United Church & Confederation Centre of the Arts

National Arts Centre Orchestra musical director Alexander ShelleyThe National Arts Centre Orchestra in partnership with the Coalition for Music Education in Canada will celebrate Music Monday May 1 in Charlottetown.

At Trinity United Church Alexander Shelley, music director of the NAC Orchestra, violin-virtuoso, James Ehnes, and members of the NAC Orchestra will lead local students in a series of voice, brass, string and woodwind workshops all morning. At one-thirty, a public performance will feature several local ensembles including the War Horses. Maestro Shelley will lead a mass choir and the Singing Strings in a grande finale that will join the voices raised in song across Canada for this special celebration.

Launched in 2005 by The Coalition for Music Education, Music Monday is the world’s largest single event dedicated to raising awareness for music education. Each year, hundreds of thousands of students, educators, and music makers participate in a simultaneous nationwide concert performance of an original song written by a Canadian artist. This year’s song is co-written by Marc Jordan and Ian Thomas. Entitled Sing It Together, the new anthem is available in various languages and arrangements to be used in this year’s Music Monday celebration. (www.musicmonday.ca)

The NAC Orchestra will also play a concert at the Confederation Centre for the Arts on the evening of May 1 featuring James Ehnes. There will be a pre-concert performance in the lobby by the Confederation Children’s Choir. 

Music Monday concert at 1:30 pm at Trinity United Church is free and open to the public. Tickets for the NAC Orchestra concert are available through the Confederation Centre Box Office at boxoffice.confederationcentre.com. Proceeds from this fundraising concert will support the PEI Symphony Orchestra.

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