Save the date!
Following the successful presentation in open houses, holiday concerts and Christmas parades in December 2018, all three of our sites, (St.Gabriel’s Elementary School in Pointe-Saint-Charles, Kahnawake Education Centre Schools in Kahnawake and Parc Extension Youth Organization site in Parc Extension), are now preparing for our annual Side – by- Side Spring Concerts in collaboration with professional orchestras and singers.
Save the date: March 31, 2019 and stay tuned for details of this spectacular event at Oscar Peterson Concert Hall!
Encore!Sistema Quebec (ESQ) is proud to announce the addition of a new beginner class of 15 students for violin and cello at our Parc-Extension site, in partnership with Parc-Extension Youth Organization (PEYO) located at the Centre William-Hingston in the Parc-Extension neighbourhood. Our strings program is for children in ages 7-12 and meets 3 days per week, for 2 hours per day.
ESQ staff updates:
ESQ is thrilled to welcome back one of our founding tutors / teachers Kaia’tanoron Dumoulin Bush: https://kaiatanoron.format.com/. Kaia’tanoron teaches students from Karonhianonhnha and Kateri Elementary Schools in Kahnawake.
The Parc-Ex site also welcomes new violin teacher and Parc-Ex native Nadia Monczak, featured in this video made for CBC Arts featuring Nadia in volunteer work in Greece in summer 2019:
On February, 19 2019 ESQ select students from the Parc-Extension site will perform a concert in collaboration with the FACE (Fine Arts Core Education) Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of music teacher Theodora Stathopoulos and Parc-Ex Head Teacher Michael Depasquale.
The concert will take place at 1:30 pm at Chateau Westmount: 4860 Boulevard de Maisonneuve O. Westmount, QC H3Z 3G2.
Everyone is welcome!