The COC connects parents, educators, and communities of learners with meaningful musical experiences, whether your classroom is in your kitchen or at school.
CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILY PROGRAMS
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Current Children, Youth and Family Programming
Opera Makers: Activities for Young Creatives
Digital Video Series
Opera Makers: Activities for Young Creatives is a series of quick-bite videos for young people (ages 7-12) to explore and try their hand at all the art forms that make up opera. Led by the Canadian Opera Company's acclaimed teaching artists, topics range from singing and composing to movement and design.
The full eight-week series is now available online at coc.ca/OperaMakers.
Opera Makers: In Partnership with Sistema Toronto
Weekly from September 22 to December 8, 2020
Teaching artists from Sistema and the COC are collaborating on weekly online workshops for Sistema Toronto students as part of their regular online music education. Sistema is a leading organization that enacts transformative social change by providing free musical and educational opportunities to children in underserved communities.
Weekly from October 7 to December 16, 2020
Teaching artists from the COC are collaborating in weekly online workshops with students from the West Neighbourhood House Toronto Music School. Participants will create their own operas, rooted in the spirit of co-creation through hands-on activities that explore every element of an opera, from storytelling and composition, to performance and design.
For custom workshops, programs, and learning modules exploring music and opera, please contact Sarah Forestieri, Manager, Community Partnerships & Programs.
After-School and Camp Programs
Interested in after-school programs or the COC’s March Break and Summer Camps? Sign up for our emails and select ‘Educational Programs’ to receive announcements and registration information.
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