Media invitation - Mario Pelchat, Laurence Jalbert, Nanette Workman, Nancy Fortin, Alain Dumas and Christian Bégin - Come join the children of the Garage à musique of the Fondation du Dr Julien for their second benefit concert on June 16, 2016

MONTREAL, May 25, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Garage à musique, an initiative of the Fondation du Dr Julien, is pleased to invite you to its second benefit concert on June 16, 2016, under the theme "The Great Classics".

This emotion-charged show will feature a musical ensemble of 90 children of the Garage à musique, accompanied on stage by renowned artists: Mario Pelchat, Laurence Jalbert, Nanette Workman, Nancy Fortin, Alain Dumas and host Christian Bégin.

On the evening's program: the great classics of popular music from Quebec and elsewhere, Arthémuse orchestra from Collège Durocher Saint-Lambert and some very special surprises!



"The Great Classics", a benefit concert with all proceeds going to the Garage à musique of the Fondation du Dr Julien


Thursday, June 16, 2016, at 7 PM


Théâtre Denise-Pelletier (4353, Sainte-Catherine St. E., Montreal)


We request that media representatives confirm their presence with Elisa Baldet at (514) 467-2445 or via email:


For an overview of the show

Video presentation ─ 2016:

Sound Clip (Ironheart played by children ─ benefit concert 2015):

Attended by more than 700 children and youth each week, the Garage à musique integrates the social pediatrics model, the collective practice of music and specialized school assistance within the community. Located in the heart of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, the Garage à musique is an innovative social development project, preventive as well as curative.

Buy Tickets

Tickets are sold at $ 50 and $ 250 (eligible for a partial tax receipt), online through Admission:, and in person at Théâtre Denise-Pelletier (4353 Sainte-Catherine St, E., Montreal).

About the Fondation du Dr Julien

Fondation du Dr Julien is a social enterprise whose mission is to help all children from vulnerable environments to reach their full potential in accordance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Fondation supports a network of 13 certified community social pediatrics centres (CPSCs). It also directly oversees three of these certified centers: CPSC d'Hochelaga-Maisonneuve and Garage à musique, located in the same district, and CPSC de Côte-des-Neiges. The Fondation is also accompanying six other CPSCs in the process of becoming certified. Together these CPSCs currently care for, support and provide life tools to 4,000 vulnerable children and their families across Quebec. We offer a diversity of services such as: medical and specialized services, psychosocial and judicial services, in a global health approach, in proximity and complementarity with our community partners.


SOURCE Fondation du Dr Julien

Image with caption: "The Great Classics”, benefit concert for the Garage à musique of the Fondation du Dr Julien ( 2015 edition with Michel Rivard ). Photo credit: Charles Sébastien- Boitel (CNW Group/Fondation du Dr Julien)". Image available at:

For further information: Interviews and photos available upon request: Elisa Baldet, Head of Media Relations ─ 2nd benefit concert of Garage à musique of Fondation du Dr Julien, Cell. 514 467-2445,


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