MusicCounts Band Aid Program Awards $725,000 in Instruments to 80 Schools Nationawide

Toronto, ON - March 19, 2017 - Each year, the MusiCounts Band Aid Program provides instruments in $5,000 or $10,000 increments to schools whose music programs are in need of support to ensure their sustained growth. Of the 80 schools announced this year, Conrad Fitzgerald Academy in English Harbour West, NL, will be the recipient of an enhanced, $20,000 True North: The Canadian Songbook Band Aid Grant in honour of MusiCounts’ 20th anniversary. 

Today MusiCounts, Canada’s leading music education charity, is pleased to announce that this year $725,000 in musical instruments and equipment, will be distributed to 80 schools across Canada through the MusiCounts Band Aid Program (full recipient list).

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NEW Drumline and General Music Program at Jack Hulland Elementary School in Whitehorse made possible by True North: The Canadian Songbook BandAid Grant in Honour of MusiCounts’ 20th in 2017

Whitehorse, NWT - January 23, 2018 - Here is a wonderful video produced by CBC on Jack Hulland Elementary School in Whitehorse, Northwest Territories, one the schools who received a True North: The Canadian Songbook BandAid Grant in Honour of MusiCounts’...

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McCain creates musical project

January 10, 2018 - Cape Breton Post - We’ve just finished celebrating 150 years of Canada as a nation. We did it with special events, parades, presentations and even some protests. But that’s the Canadian way. Read more  

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Favourite Room - Home for the holidays

December 23, 2017 - The Globe and Mail - Singer Eleanor McCain happily lets Christmas decor take over her living room, which also doubles as her band's rehearsal space.  Read here

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