February 2019

Theodora Stathopoulos What's New

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!

New Class!

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:

Concert Opportunity:

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!