Music Monday, Canada’s annual celebration of music education is making history on May 6 with a live concert linking hundreds of thousands of students across Canada with Commander Chris Hadfield aboard the International Space Station.
The Ontario Science Centre in Toronto will be Music Monday’s “base
station” with a concert featuring performances by Canadian Space Agency
(CSA) Astronaut Chris Hadfield, The Wexford Gleeks choir from Wexford
Collegiate School for the Arts, West Humber Collegiate Institute Steel
Pan Band; Emilie Mover and band; Melanie Doane and the Toronto “A”
Ukulele ensemble; MMR Drumline; E.C. Drury School for the Deaf and the
Chris Hadfield Public School choir.
The concert will begin at 12:00 p.m. and build to a live link at 1:00
p.m. with Commander Hadfield on the International Space Station when he
will celebrate with music makers across Canada and sing the official
Music Monday song – I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing). Commander Hadfield is
inviting music makers throughout Canada via a video message to sing
their song on Music Monday.
To see a special invitation to the Music Monday event from Chris Hadfield, click here.
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