Coast-to-coast performance underscores importance of music education
VANCOUVER, April 26 /CNW/ -
What: Music Monday 2010 - Canada's 6th annual national celebration of
music education. On Monday, May 3rd more than 700,000 students
from every province and territory in Canada will unite in song
to perform the theme song for Music Monday, "Sing Sing" at
exactly the same time. "Sing Sing" was written by Juno
award-winning artist, Serena Ryder.
Who: Media interviews available with:
- Ingrid Whyte, Executive Director of the Coalition for Music
Education in Canada
- Local teachers and students in communities across the country
- Serena Ryder, EMI Music Canada
When: Monday, May 3, 2010
Music Monday events begin at 10 a.m. Pacific, 11 a.m. Mountain,
12 p.m. Central, 1 p.m. Eastern, 2 p.m. Atlantic and 2:30 p.m.
in Newfoundland and Labrador
Visit www.musicmonday.ca and click on "Share Your Event" to find
out what events are happening in your area
Where: In your studio, by telephone, or at a Music Monday school
celebration in your city
Why: Music Monday was created by the Coalition for Music Education in
Canada to celebrate the galvanizing power of music and
demonstrate how that power is rooted in school music programs.
On Monday, May 3 nearly 2,000 schools across Canada will take
their music programs outdoors to raise awareness for the need to
protect and preserve music programs in our schools.
About the Coalition for Music Education in Canada
The Coalition for Music Education in Canada advocates for the contribution that music education makes in the lives of all Canadians. We believe that music is key - in learning and in life. It is our goal to see that all children have a quality program in music through their schools. For more information, please visit our website at: www.weallneedmusic.ca.
SOURCE Coalition for Music Education in Canada
For further information: For further information: or To arrange an interview, please contact: Jason Squire, Beatrice Bastedo, TRILLIUM Corporate Communications Inc., Phone: (416) 322-3030 ext. 227, 231, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com; To arrange an interview in British Columbia, please contact: Greg Descantes, Pace Group, Phone: (604) 646-3564, firstname.lastname@example.org