This year, we presented a webcast of events in Montréal and Calgary.
Each event showcased the musical spirit and creativity from local well-known musicians and school music groups, and co-hosted by a Youth4Music Ambassador.



Espace  culturel Georges-Émile-Lapalme,

Place des Arts. (website)

Located between the Place-des-Arts metro and Complexe Desjardins, this vast crossroads is used by millions of passersby annually.  The space is a reflection of artistic vitality from home and abroad, and offers a showcase for emerging artists and new forms of artistic expression


Alain Caron Quartet – internationally acclaimed, multi-award winning Canadian bassist

McGill Chamber Orchestra (​Conducted by Maestro Boris Brott) Doctor of Music, honoris causa

Jennifer Gasoi – The Grammy-award winning children’s entertainer will sing with young musicians from Harold Napper Elementary School

Gerald McShane Elementary School – The Lifeboat collaboration ​”Dans le futur” ​

École L​e P​lateau strings ensemble

St. Thomas High ​School D​rumline

N’we Jinan Artists– Students from Chisasibi QC who are part of a collective of First Nation singers, rappers and musicians

Connor Ross – Singer/Songwriter, We Are One, winner of the Music Monday Anthem search

photo-26-croppedYouth Host: David Peretz-Larochelle is an active music educator in high school and community settings. He recently graduated from the Music Education Concurrent Program at McGill University. He was recently granted the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal for his academic and community involvement. (Read more)


STAGE ONE, National Music Centre

Calgary, AB  (website)

Located on the first floor of the historic Customs House building in downtown Calgary, Stage One showcases established and emerging talent, fosters and enriches the music community, and attracts new and diverse audiences.


Amy Metcalfe – multi-dimensional Country Music singer/songwriter

Cowpuncher – made up of some of Calgary’s most versatile players, specializing in sweaty, punchy rock n’ roll

The Static Shift – A young electrifying collaboration of free flowing precision, old school vibe, and high energy blues / rock. ​​ ​

Cranston Elementary School Choir

Central Memorial High School ​S​trings Ensemble

JazzYYC Youth Lab band​,​ ​part of UN International Jazz Day and Celebration of Youth in Jazz

Calgary Stetson Show Band, one of Canada’s premier marching band and performing arts ensemble for youth grades 10 – 12

Youth Host- Amy Metcalfe  Amy is a multi-dimensional artist. Although new to the Country Music scene, she has a new record deal and co-writes with Grammy award winners. Her debut CD will be released on April 27th and available on iTunes and in HMV’s across Canada.