MEDIA ALERT: Music Monday - National Showcase Concert takes place TODAY at the National Arts Centre (NAC)

13th Annual Music Monday, Canada's largest single event dedicated to raising awareness for music education

OTTAWA, May 1, 2017 /CNW/ - A free public concert to take place in Ottawa at the National Arts Centre (NAC) as part of the 13th Annual Music Monday, Canada's largest single event dedicated to raising awareness for music education. 


Formal remarks


Premiere of "Strong As A Nation", the first in a series of videos by Cole Forrest created for a Youth4Music Aboriginal project live from Ottawa.

12:30 p.m. EST – a special performance of the 2017 Music Monday anthem, Sing It Together will lead nationwide sing-along via web-cast

Followed by interview opportunities


Monday, May 1, 2017

CALL TIME: 11:30 am

EVENT: 12:00 – 1:00 pm


National Arts Centre

1 Elgin Street, at Confederation Square Ottawa Ontario


Jim Watson, Mayor of Ottawa

Holly Nimmons, Executive Director, Coalition for Music Education

Seamus O'Regan, MP, Host

Measha Brueggergosman, Host and opera superstar

Marc Jordan, Award Winning Songwriter /co-writer of Music Monday Anthem

Cole Forrest, Aboriginal film-maker and spoken word poet

Press kit:


Twitter: @musicmakesus_ca
#MMC2C2C  #MusicMonday
Instagram: @musicmakesus_ca

SOURCE Coalition for Music Education in Canada

For further information: Media Contact: Victoria Lord - 647-519-8577 /


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