Music Education

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has partnered with online music gear retailer Reverb.com to raise funds for the Reverb Gives. The program provides instruments and other musical gear for music...
It’s perhaps ironic that children’s entertainers — though vessels for shiny, happy, sticky singalongs about fantastical ephemera — in many ways carry more responsibility...
Canadian Country Music Week didn’t just bring truckloads of country music star power to Hamilton, Ontario recently, it also brought instruments for school music programs. To kick off the...
Dolly Parton has received many well-deserved accolades for her prowess as a performer, songwriter and recording artist over her legendary five decades within the music industry. Now, she's being...
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...

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