Music Education

On July 21, event organizers Paul Lemire and John Fillion are hoping that 1000 musicians will show up to Firemen’s Park in Niagara Falls, Ontario and sing five Canadian songs and an AC/DC tune...
Heavy metal band Metallica have donated their one million Swedish krona ($149,851 CAD) Polar Music Prize award to three different charities, including one fellow Polar winner. Founded in 1989...
Bud Light Dreams Music Festival is carrying on a tradition for the third year in a row: $1 per every ticket sold for this year’s two-day fest will be donated to MusiCounts, the music...
Musicians and musically-minded people from around the world will be gathering on Saturday, Sept. 15 as part of Playing For Change Day, a worldwide movement harnessing music to do good. This...
The benevolence demonstrated by Gary Slaight, this year’s Humanitarian Award recipient at the Juno Awards last month, and the Slaight Family Foundation over which he presides, can be summarized...
MusiCounts, Canada's music education charity associated with The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS, the organization behind the Juno Awards), has announced it will be...
To casual observers, the Juno Awards are star-studded, televised hoopla lionizing Canadian music and the business that supports it. But a closer examination of the Junos — and its attendant...
Paul Simon who begins his Homeward Bound – The Farewell Tour in Vancouver in mid-May, plans to follow it up with “the occasional” concert in a hall and “donate those earnings...
There are a few cliche things emerging pop bands are known to do once they start to make it. Maybe it's a fancy new car, or clothes, or maybe some wild parties where who knows what'll happen...
Bruno Mars is going to help five aspiring musicians get a head start in the music industry.The "That's What I Like" singer has just committed to providing financial assistance in the...

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