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Thank you Erez!

This past summer we had a fabulous summer student join the Coalition for work on the Youth4Music program. Erez Zobary is a recent graduate of the Queen’s University undergraduate program and is continuing this Fall, studying toward a degree in education. Erez’s positive and easy going attitude mixed with excellent communication skills and passion for

Leadership 101: Finding your passion

As a young person, finding your inner leader can sometimes seem daunting. There are always so many youth doing inspiring things, but sometimes it’s hard to find opportunities join the movement. Here at the Coalition, we believe that everyone has the potential to become a young leader. That’s why we are launching this Leadership 101

Highlight on National Youth Leadership

“Music saved my life.” For George Murga, music is an outlet for creative escape. It all began with church music, when George started playing piano at the age of 6. In grade 7 he picked up the trumpet and never looked back. It was in high school when he really fell ‘into the world of

William Ford: An Inspiring Message for Young Performers

A little over a month ago, my artistic career went through a major shake-up. I had just received a string of rejections , the well of work was drying up, and I just wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to sustain this life as I currently saw it. Then, after one 14

Cape Breton joins the Youth4Music family!

High school is a time when people often dream about graduation, moving away from home and pursuing studies at University. So much so that we sometimes forget to take a step back and consider how we can make a positive change right where we are at home. This was the focus of the recent Youth4Music

Highlight on National Youth Leadership: Christina Beharry

Every musician has a unique story to tell when it comes to how they fell in love with the art. For Christina Beharry, it was a toy piano that initially sparked her interest in music. That toy piano ultimately led to real piano lessons and from there Christina had the opportunity to learn a number

Highlight on National Youth Leadership: Cole Forrest

By Sarah Veber As an Aboriginal youth living in Northern Ontario, Cole Forrest strives to share his identity through many different art forms. Cole grew up on and off of the Nipissing First Nation reserve near North Bay, Ontario. From early on, music became an integral part of his upbringing and culture thanks to family

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