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Rescuing gently used instruments, Restoring them at local repair shops and Reuniting them with students in need.

  • Instrument repair grants of up to $2500 per school
  • Donations of refurbished instruments to qualified schools in-need
  • Artist connections to enhance students' learning experiences

What is the Canadian Music Class Challenge?

Every fall, CBC Music in association with MusiCounts — the charity of the Juno Awards — launches a contest to engage music classes across the country with Canadian music. It’s called The Canadian Music Class Challenge.

MusiCounts, Canada's music education charity associated with CARAS and the JUNO Awards, is keeping music alive across Canada by putting musical instruments into the hands of children that need them most.

Since 1997 MusiCounts has given musical instruments to over 1000 schools and communities and supported over 350 post-secondary students across Canada.

MusiCounts has several programs that focus on supporting music education in Canada....