First Annual Youth4Music Leadership Symposium

Event Date and Time: 
Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 9:30am to 5:30pm
Location: 
Oakham House, Ryerson University, 55 Gould Street Toronto ,

First Annual Leadership Symposium

Saturday, November 14, 2015
9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Oakham House, Ryerson University
55 Gould Street
Toronto, ON

** FREE **

Join youth leaders who want to work together for music in their schools and communities.

Join youth from around Ontario. Together let's make a difference for music.
Have a say! Share your wisdom!
• learn new leadership skills
• solve challenges for music programs together with other leaders
• bring your ideas to strengthen music in schools
• take away new ideas, strategies and friends!

Your voice counts!
Let’s build a Youth4Music manifesto for
learning, creating, making and valuing music in our Canadian culture!

INSPIRING SPEAKERS
Shane Feldman
Céline Peterson
David Hodges
David Peretz-Larochelle

SPECIAL MUSICAL GUESTS
Connor Ross and North of Nowhere
N'We Jinan Artists (Lac Seul First Nations)
Sasha Molotkow

MUSIC!
(bring your instrument - join a jam session)

SPEAKERS
Our keynote speaker will be Shane Feldman
Inspiring Speaker, Acclaimed Producer @ Count Me In
As the Founder & Chief Executive Optimist of Count Me In, Shane Feldman is the creative strategist behind the world’s largest youth-run movement.

Céline Peterson
Social Media Manager. Writer, Youth4Music Ambassador
Céline is a young writer with a passion for the advancement of music in schools around the world. She also runs her own business in Social Media Management exclusively for artists and music organizations.

David Hodges
Artist, Producer, Motivational Speaker and Community Leader @Hodges Music
David is a respected hip hop producer, gifted MC, music educator and program director. He encourages creativity and passion, and has been building his social enterprise for 5 years.

David Peretz-Larochelle
Music Educator and Youth4Music Ambassador
David is a recent graduate of the Music Education Concurrent Program at McGill University and a Coalition Board member. He was recently granted the Lieutenant Governor’s Youth Medal for his academic and community involvement.

There is travel support for a limited number of participants who live outside of the Greater Toronto Area.

Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Youth4Music is a program of the Coalition for Music Education in Canada. Youth4Music is a network of youth who are passionate about music in their lives - learning, appreciating, creating and making music. We want to make a difference for music in our schools and communities. Check us out!