Full Day Experience: Grade 7 to 12

Location: Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre
Cost: $320+GST/class (up to a maximum of 30 students)
Length: 3 + hours

Full Day package includes:

  • Custom educational guide for students, Build a Band

Come Build a Band with a custom educational guide created just for older learners. Students will use the guide to explore the galleries, doing fun activities about the history of music in Canada, rhythm and pitch, and our one of a kind artifacts. As the students explore the galleries, our highly skilled educators will perform interactive demonstrations to encourage participation and hands-on, ears-on, minds-on learning.

  • One classroom based program: Choose the program which best suits your curriculum needs! We currently offer two classroom programs for this age group.
  • 15 minute Kimball organ theatre demonstration


Curriculum targets met:

  • Social Studies
  • Aboriginal Studies
  • Electrical Principles and Tech
  • Fine Arts


Full Day classroom options:


Deep Dive into Song

Length: 60 minutes
Location: NMC Classrooms

Chorus, verse, hook, emotion – a song can make a big impact. We will look at song structure and conventions, song lyrics, and how to use creative, persuasive writing to craft a great song that you can’t get out of your head.



Instrument Evolution

Length: 60 minutes
Location: NMC Classrooms

Get a hands on history lesson on how instruments have evolved into what they are today. From woodwind and brass to percussion and strings, we will explore how instruments are made and the fascinating stories behind their sound.


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