Opération Enfant Soleil’s Grant Fuels New Musical Journey for Kids

Audrey Dounavis Uncategorized, What's New

Encore! Sistema Québec is pleased to announce that it has received a $4,500 grant from Opération Enfant Soleil. This generous amount will be used to purchase violins for a new music program aimed at children in downtown Montreal and its surroundings. In the photograph, we can see some of these students who have joyfully discovered their new instruments over the …

Encore Sistema Québec Launches New Site

Audrey Dounavis Uncategorized, What's New

Fostering a New Home for a Free After School Instrumental Music Program in the Heart of Montréal LOCATION: Montréal, QC. Encore Sistema Québec (ESQ) proudly announces the expansion of their programming with the opening of a new site and home for the organization. Located in the heart of Montréal at 67 Rue Ontario Ouest, the new ESQ location neighbors Montréal’s …

Meet Madison and Emily!

Audrey Dounavis St. Gabriel, What's New

As the school year draws to a close, we proudly introduce Madison and Emily, two accomplished graduates from our St-Gabriel site, whose heartfelt testimonials reveal the profound influence of music education in shaping their identities and showcasing its transformative power. Let’s start by introducing Emily, an enthusiastic member of our St-Gabriel program, who, during her five-year journey, has cultivated her …

Final concert at Innovation Youth Center

Audrey Dounavis Concerts, Uncategorized, What's New

Join us on Wednesday June 7th 4:30 PM at the Innovation Youth Center, 2205 Tupper Street, for a heartwarming violin student concert presented by Encore! Sistema Québec students! Prepare to be moved by the sweet sounds of our passionate young violinists as they embark on their musical adventure! 🎶✨ From their first notes to their growing confidence, their dedication and …

Announcement: Registration Open for Encore! Sistema Québec’s Summer Camp ! 

Audrey Dounavis What's New

We are thrilled to announce Encore! Sistema Québec will be offering a free summer string music camp to children aged between 7 and 13 years old, in collaboration with the Innovation Youth Center. Prepare for an exciting summer filled with music and fun! Here are all the details you need to know: Program Schedule: The summer camp program will run from July …

Kahnawake students are celebrating their first post-pandemic concert

Audrey Dounavis Concerts, Kahnawake, What's New

Kahnawake, Quebec – Students from Kahnawake participating in the Encore! Sistema program showcased their emerging musical skills during a special fiddling session held at the Kahnawake Tekakwitha School last week. After performing a fiddle tune called “Boil the Cabbage,” the children participated in a fun and interactive public workshop led by professional fiddlers to learn and improve their fiddling skills. …

Encore! Sistema is celebrating its 10 year anniversary

Audrey Dounavis In the media, Kahnawake, Public appearences, What's New

Encore! Sistema Québec (ESQ) is proud to be entering its 11th year of partnerships with the Kahnawake Education Centre (KEC). During these past 10 years, 367 Elementary School students and 15 High School students have registered to participate in the extra-curricular music program. Although for some of the students it was a short stay, their participation enabled them to try …

July 2021

Sean Macfarlane What's New

Congratulations to the students and families who participated and to the ESQ team who made our second Virtual Showcase possible! Thank you to our partners: Kahnawàke Education Center, St-Gabriel School, and Parc Extension Youth Organization; sponsors and supporters! Have a great summer, and we’ll see you again in the fall!

March 2021

Theodora Stathopoulos What's New

Encore!Sistema community,   Following the lockdown last March our students and music teachers were devastated that our program and our end of year concerts could not take place. Despite many challenges the ESQ team was eager to continue teaching in order to offer musical opportunities to our students and our virtual Sistema program was launched in the fall of 2020.  Six months later …


Theodora Stathopoulos What's New

We will be presenting a virtual concert of our amazing students in February! Students will show their skills on their instruments, and there will be other presentations of students’ work in their ESQ classes. The students and teachers can’t wait to share this great work with all of the parents, friends, and supporters of ESQ! Stay tuned for more details!