Remembering Omari Williams

Posted on Jun 8, 2016 in Miscellaneous

Omari Williams was and will always be light. Omari was born April 15, 1979 in Hamilton, Ontario. Growing up, if he wasn’t at the park playing basketball or freestyling with his first degrees, Omari was at his computer watching a simulation of NBA Live or crafting dope beats. Omari double majored in Business Administration and […]

Get ready to meet some new MusicBox stars

Posted on Apr 8, 2015 in Miscellaneous

Spring means our programs are wrapping up and all the kids are getting ready for their spring recitals. We can’t wait to see the results of their hard work for the year and see them shine on stage. We’re also really excited to share our Volunteers of the Year with you. Every Chapter nominates an […]

It’s been awhile – but we’re back!

Posted on Feb 12, 2015 in Miscellaneous

2015 has been an amazing year for us so far — we can’t wait to tell you about our new chapters cropping up and big growth happening organization-wise. We moved into our new space at the Centre for Social Innovation and we love it! February marks a time when many of our students get to […]

MusicBox Wrap-Up

Posted on Apr 29, 2013 in Miscellaneous

It’s the end of another season of MusicBox. Our chapters have completed programs for the 2012-2013 academic year and our students have gotten to showcase their talents at year end concerts. Big thanks to all our volunteers at the Chapter and National level! Stay tuned for updates on summer programs and the details of when […]

Volunteer Appreciation Week

Posted on Apr 22, 2013 in Events

Happy National Volunteer Appreciation Week! MusicBox would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our incredible volunteers for their contributions to MusicBox this year. Our organization is entirely volunteer run, and relies on the dedication of young Canadians across the country who are committed to sharing their talents with others in their community. […]

The New York Times talks music and childhood benefits

Posted on Apr 18, 2013 in Events, Opportunities

We love this article from the September 2012 edition in the New York Times, especially in light of recent music education cuts in the Toronto District School Board! Music education, no matter how long or short, has a long standing impact on your listening and processing skills, says a group of researchers at Northwestern University. […]

Toronto School Board talks cutting music education

Posted on Apr 16, 2013 in News

“It’s taking away opportunities from kids.” The Toronto District School Board is cutting funds for music education in the public schools in Toronto. We’re really disappointed with the news and hope we can keep bringing music into little Torontonians’ lives! To read more, here’s the article in the Globe and Mail.

Welcome to our new website!

Posted on Apr 1, 2013 in Miscellaneous

We’re so excited about the launch of our newly redesigned website. With our fresh look, we’re ready to take on spring (whenever it comes). Check back here for new events, opportunities and topics!