MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity, has great news! HURRY, don’t delay, apply today for the 2021 MusiCounts Band Aid Program & so much more!!!
MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity, believes music can transform the lives of young people. That’s why we make music education inclusive, sustainable, and accessible for youth across Canada by providing musical instruments, equipment, and resources.
MusiCounts understands that music transforms the lives of young people. That’s why we work to break down the barriers they face when accessing music education.
Music education has a ripple effect. Youth are not only exposed to the unending joys and vast richness of music; they experience the benefits across all areas of their lives. Confidence. Emotional and mental wellbeing. Identity. Connection and communication.
APPLICATIONS FOR MUSICOUNTS BAND AID PROGRAM ARE NOW OPEN.
It’s time to apply for the 2021 MusiCounts Band Aid Program! We invite schools to submit applications for up to $15,000 for musical instruments, equipment, and resources to help deliver much-needed music programming for students. MusiCounts Band Aid Program grants are best suited to schools that are in the most urgent need of new musical equipment, serve high needs, and/or underrepresented student communities and those that have strong plans in place to utilize the requested materials, Teachers, Administrators, and/or school support staff in any school in Canada are welcome to apply to support an existing music program, or a music program, that needs our help to go from dream to reality!
Applications for MusiCounts Band Aid Program close at 11:59 pm on November 25th, 2021.
Learn more and apply TODAY https://musicounts.ca/en/programs/musicounts-band-aid-program
Nominations for the MusiCounts Teacher of the Year Award are open
Any Canadian music teacher who has received a grant through the MusiCounts Band Aid Program on behalf of any school music program is eligible to be nominated for the MusiCounts Teacher of the Year Award, presented by the Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation. The award winner receives a $10,000 cash prize, a substantial contribution to their school’s music program, and a JUNO Award statuette. To learn more or to nominate a deserving teacher, visit our website at: https://musicounts.ca/en/posts/nominations-for-the-musicounts-teacher-of-the-year-award-open-now/
MusiCounts TD Community Music Program Awards $500K to 33 Organizations.
The MusiCounts TD Community Music Program is awarding $500,000 to 33 community organizations across Canada for instruments, equipment, and resources to help them deliver music programming to young people who need it most. https://musicounts.ca/en/posts/2021-musicounts-td-community-music-program-recipients/
Meet the 2021 MusiCounts Accelerate Scholarship Recipients
The MusiCounts Accelerate Scholarship, supported by RBC, has awarded seven exceptional students who are nearing the completion of their post-secondary studies in music performance, music production, or music business with a $5,000 cash prize and an intensive, virtual music industry mentorship experience. https://musicounts.ca/en/posts/meet-the-2021-musicounts-accelerate-scholarship-recipients/
STORIES: StreemTunes is Pressing Play on Royalty-Free Music for Students
As technology becomes more commonplace in the music classroom – even more so as many classes were delivered online during the pandemic – multimedia projects have become the norm. StreemTunes provides royalty-free, high-quality music to students, streamers, and content creators across the globe. We chatted with StreemTunes’ founders, Michael Sheps and Bradley Leshch, to learn more about StreemTunes and how teachers and students can make the best use of their platform in the classroom https://musicounts.ca/en/posts/streemtunes-is-pressing-play-on-royalty-free-music-for-students
STORIES: Back to School is Better with Music
The 2021 school year may be unpredictable, but music class remains an essential component of Canadian youths’ education and can play a new and critical role for young people as they begin to recover from pandemic life. The question may not be whether we can afford to invest in music education; rather, can we afford not to? Learn more about why back to school is better with music on MusiCounts Stories. https://musicounts.ca/en/posts/back-to-school-is-better-with-music/
MusiCounts understands that music transforms the lives of young people. With your help, we can break down the barriers youth face when accessing music education. Learn more and get involved today! https://musicounts.ca/en/take-action/
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