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Sunday, 5 May 2013

May 6 11:30 EDT #IsSomebodySinging Connect! #MusicMonday

#IsSomebodySinging -Yes Kawartha Lakes !

 Music Monday – May 6th, 12:30 pm EDT join Kawartha Lakes Schools creating music with others across the nation, around the world, and even the International Space Station!
Take part in the live webcast, by playing,singing,signing,or tweeting! Tweet photos and share how you are participating in Music Monday.
This Music Monday event is the last live event Hadfield will do from the International Space Station before he finishes this mission and returns to earth. The full Showcase Concert webcast will be broadcast live from the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto, Ontario Monday, May 6, 2013 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm EDT The livelink to Commander Hadfield in the International Space Station has been rescheduled to 12:30 pm EDT.
On May 6th, there will be a link on the homepage of www.musicmonday.ca
 Be sure to connect to the webcast through by 11:55 EDT so you’re connected for the opening. You don’t want to miss the concert build up to opening the link with the International Space Station. After we welcome Commander Hadfield to our concert, follow the webcast choral conductor to add your voice in the song.

Participating Kawartha Lakes Schools

Kawartha Lakes Schools registered on the map currently include:
  • Ridgewood PS Coboconk
  • Langton PS Fenelon Falls
  • Queen Victoria PS, Lindsay
  • St. Thomas Aquinas SS , Lindsay

IsSomebodySinging - Official 2013 MusicMonday Song


Lead Host: Jowi Taylor,
Six String Nations Ani Chemilian,
Coalition Youth Action Leader Greg StokeS,
Ontario Science Centre host, Juno TV Jeremy Hansen,
Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Performances M.M. Robinson
Drumline (2012 ODA Champions) led by Carolyn French and Andrew Thies (our Drumline arranger)
Juno winner singer/songwriter Melanie Doane and the Toronto “A” Ukulele ensemble
West Humber Collegiate Steel Drum band led by Joe Cullen (steelpan arranger), band will perform during the concert and close the concert with O Canada
Wexford Gleeks, who performed on the song video along with Commander Hadfield, Ed Robertson and the Barenaked Ladies, and recently placed 2nd in Showchoir Canada Nationals
Chris Hadfield Public School choir, who will perform Big Smoke with Dave Hadfield (yes, Chris’s brother)
Juno winner for 2013 Children’s album Stella and Sam,
Emilie Mover and band, who will perform Trip to the Moon from the Juno winning recording E.C. Drury School for the Deaf, who will sign along with Emilie during Trip to the Moon and during the mass choral performance of I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing)
Commander Hadfield singing from the International Space Station

IsSomebodySinging Guest Speakers

In addition to our performing groups and hosts, we are also pleased to welcome speakers from the following organizations:
 Ontario’s Premier, the Honourable Kathleen Wynne
Canadian Music Educators Association/Ontario Music Educators Association
Governor General’s Performing Arts Award Foundation
Music Canada MusiCounts
Ontario Science Centre People for Education

Tweeting? Follow #IsSomebodySinging

Tweet about the importance of music education and about Commander Hadfield. Official hashtag for this year’s Music Monday is #IsSomebodySinging. Follow @musicmakesus_ca Tweets during the webcast will be monitored– yours might be read during the webcast!
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