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Virtual Voices Program - CHILDREN

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AGES 8-12
MONDAYS 4:30-5:00pm
Term 2 begins January 11 - it's not too late to sign up!!


About the program

Cantabile is currently accepting members for the 2020 Virtual Voices program. Virtual Voices is Cantabile’s hallmark vocal education program, reimagined to integrate seamlessly into the online learning environment. By moving our programs online, Cantabile works toward creating meaningful experiences for our community, using song as a tool to bring people together when so much has been pushing us apart.

How does it work?

This year we’ve redesigned our programs to adapt to the virtual environment and accommodate public health restrictions. All sessions will take place virtually via Zoom video conferencing software. Each session is recorded and archived so that children have access to the material for review, or to catch up if you miss a session.


Each session consists of:

  • Vocal warmups
  • Rhythm clap-back
  • Singing instruction

  • Song learning
  • Jam Sessions

What's the schedule?

Virtual Voices program for CHILDREN takes place on Mondays from 4:30-5:00pm.

Term 1 (12 sessions)
2020: September 14 – December 7
*no session October 12 (Thanksgiving Monday)
Virtual Choir Performance: December 19 @ 7:30pm

Term 2 (14 sessions)
2021: January 11 – April 12
*no session February 15 (Family Day) & April 5 (Easter Monday)
Virtual Choir Performance: May 15 @ 7:30pm

Will there be any performances?

Each term culminates with the creation of a Virtual Choir performance. Performance are live-streamed on YouTube and Facebook Live, then archived so you can download and/or share on social media.


Virtual Choir performances are great because:

  • You can participate from anywhere
  • You don’t have to worry about wearing masks or standing 2m apart
  • You can practice your part as much as you want
  • You can use your music or sing from memory
  • You can do as many “takes” as you want (i.e. keep trying until you’re happy with your recording!)
  • You get to actually see the results: watch the live-stream on YouTube and Facebook Live, then share with your friends and family

How do I sign up?

Registration is open to all children are interested - simply use the form on this page to sign up! The cost of this program is $270 (+hst). You can choose the payment plan that's right for you - pay it all upfront to receive a $20 discount, or choose to pay in two equal installments (1st installment due at time of sign-up, 2nd installment due Jan 11, 2021)

NEED A LITTLE HELP? Please note that bursaries are available for this program - please contact us (email or phone) if you wish to be considered for financial assistance.

FAMILY DISCOUNT: Discounts on membership fees are available to families with 2 or more Virtual Voices participants. Just enter coupon code FAMILY2020 at checkout.

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