Webinar

Striking A Chord: The Power of Music Programs for Young People

2019

Striking A Chord: The Power of Music Programs for Young People

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This webinar was hosted by YouthREX.

HERE’S HOW THE HOSTS DESCRIBE THIS WEBINAR:

What are the benefits of music education for young people?

How do community music programs specifically impact the lives of underserved youth?

This engaging conversation explored the power of community music programs. Discover how music education can facilitate social and emotional learning, specifically by cultivating a sense of belonging and creating opportunities for peer connection, expression, empowerment, and community-building.

Our guests for this discussion represented different communities and approaches to youth engagement in Ontario and beyond:

  • Karen Burke, Inaugural Fellow for the Helen Carswell Chair in Community Engaged Research in the Arts, and Associate Professor, Department of Music, York University
  • Corey Butler, Founder & Artistic Director of Zamar Music Productions Inc., and Course Director, Faculty of Fine Arts, York University
  • Alison Curcio, Director of Programs, and Vanessa Chase, Program Manager, Jane & Finch, Regent Park School of Music
  • Andrew Gesing, Artistic & Social Impact Coordinator, OrKidstra
  • Thomass Muir, Graduate, Regent Park School of Music, and Global Business & Digital Arts Student, University of Waterloo
  • Yuki Numata Resnick, Executive Director & Co-Founder, Buffalo String Works

Youth Research & Evaluation eXchange (YouthREX). (2019, 5 December). Striking A Chord: The Power of Music Programs for Young People (Webinar Recording) on Vimeo [Video file]. Retrieved from https://vimeo.com/377613253

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