We look forward to seeing you in the audience again as soon as possible. In the mean time, we will be compiling a list of musical resources that we hope you will find helpful and hopeful.
There has been so much inspiration in our neighbourhoods - window signs, colourful chalk sidewalks, painted rocks, and much more. If you'd like to add some musical notes to your signs, or take a break and create vibrant colouring pages, we have a few printables to get you started! ...Click HERE...
Innovative and creative music education activities and information can be found on the websites of many orchestras across North America. For some excellent links...Click HERE...
Whether you are working from home or keeping in touch with family and friends over Zoom, we're here to back you up! Download this NBSO image for your Zoom virtual background. Click HERE to open the picture, then right-click to "save image as". Once it's on your computer, you can go into 'virtual backgrounds' on Zoom and add it in. You will need a solid coloured wall or curtain behind you for best results.
4. NBSO Archival Recordings
5. COVID Canon
Just because audiences and musicians can't share the music in the concert hall doesn't mean we can't share it in our neighbourhoods. Play your instrument or sing along! ...Clidk HERE...
Help celebrate the first day of summer by sharing some music in your neighbourhood. Click HERE to download your sheet music. Instrumental and vocal parts are available.
8. Virtual Recitals
Music Director Thomas Jones has brought together ensembles of musicians of all ages ranging from Little Fiddles to the NBS Youth Orchestra, and of course the NBSO. Enjoy these virtual performances.
No parades this year won't stop us from celebrating our proud country and proud city! Play our national anthem on your favourite instrument or sing along. And then play some well-known Canadian Folk Song Melodies! Click HERE to download your sheet music.
Keep checking back, there will be much more to come!