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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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. […]
“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.