Jeunesses Musicales Canada New

Available: April 1 - 5, 2019

A non-profit organization, Jeunesses Musicales Canada (JMC) has a dual mission: to promote the performance of classical music, especially for young audiences and to help young professional instrumentalists, singers and composers develop their careers at the national and international levels. JMC became one of the first organizations to present professional calibre concerts in outlying regions far from major urban centres. Founded in 1949, JMC has presented tens of thousands of concerts to young audiences, families, and the general public across Canada. Annually, JMC offers over 650 concerts and 630 workshops presented by more than 120 artists in some 200 venues in Ontario, Quebec and the Maritime provinces. They reach an audience of 130,000 people, including 103,000 children aged 3 to 12 years.

Curriculum Links

Apply elements of music analyzing different methods of sound production; explore a myriad of different percussive instruments from a variety of countries and regions around the world; experience through interactive percussive body movements variety of associated musical styles.

Additional Information

This activity is made possible thanks to the contribution of The Turpin Group from National Bank Financial and the Orchestre symphonique de Gatineau.


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New Artist
New Program
Program Type
Residency
Residency
Performance
Performance
Workshop
Workshop
Senior
Seniors
Language
English
French
French Immersion

Giggle and Stomp!

New Program Residency Performance English

Explore the fascinating world of percussion instruments! Even our bodies are musical instruments, so anyone can play by clapping, shaking, and stomping. But watch out, with Bruno and Marton, you have to keep the beat.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2
Maximum:
250
Discipline:
Music
Time and Price:
40 minutes
One performance: $765 + HST
Two performances: same school, same half-day
$1,165 + HST
Three performances: same school, same day
$1,465 + HST
An educational booklet is available for each of the shows.
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The Great Rhythmobile Adventure

New Program Residency Performance English

The Rhythmobile - a super-powered, all-terrain, hybrid vehicle - has unfortunately run out of gas. Captain Kit Crash, the Rhythmobile’s clumsy driver and his tinkering mechanic, Whiplash, need the right kind of high rated fuel: rhythm.

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Maximum:
250
Discipline:
Music
Time and Price:
40 minutes
One performance: $765 + HST
Two performances: same school, same half-day $1,165 + HST
Three performances: same school, same day $1,465 + HST

* Performances for Kindergarten are 40 minutes. An educational booklet is available for each of the shows.

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The Beginnings of Bing Bang!

New Program Residency Performance English

Marton is looking for a new rhythm for a musical number that has to be ready for that same night and Bruno wants to play in a big parade but has no idea what instruments to bring. The two friends will explore all sorts of percussion: the cajón, guiro, claves, surdo, bodhran, djembe and all sorts of countries and regions around the world: Peru, Spain, Cuba, Ireland, the Caribbean, the United States, Africa and Canada. But will Marton and Bruno manage to find the right rhythm by the end of this highly colourful day?

Participants:
Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Maximum:
250
Discipline:
Music
Time and Price:
55 minutes
One performance: $765 + HST
Two performances: same school, same half-day
$1,165 + HST
Three performances: same school, same day
$1,465 + HST
An educational booklet is available for each of the shows.
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Body Beat

New Program Residency Workshop English

Through the sheer pleasure of movement, children will discover the rich world of body percussion and the various associated musical styles. Their introduction to flamenco, Irish dancing, beat boxing, and gumboot will be filled with energy and fun!

Participants:
Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6
Maximum:
30
Discipline:
Music
Time and Price:
Workshops offered alone or in addition to the performance

Workshop only:
One session of 50 minutes: $240 + HST
Two sessions of 50 minutes: $340 + HST

Workshop in addition to a performance on the same day:
One session of 50 minutes: $150 + HST
Two sessions of 50 minutes: $240 + HST
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