2017 MusiCounts TD Community Music Program Recipients Announced

Plus TD Commits $1.875 Million to MusiCounts Over 3 Years

MusiCounts is thrilled to share that TD will be increasing their support with a contribution of $1.875 million, over the next three years. The MusiCounts TD Community Music Program transforms communities across Canada by giving underserved youth access to musical instruments and equipment. To date, the initiative has supported almost 100 programs across Canada with over $1.7 million provided in instruments and equipment.

Also announced today were the 2017 MusiCounts TD Community Music Program recipients from all across Canada, a total of 27 community music programs will receive $500,000 worth of instruments and equipment. Congratulations to all 2017 recipients!

On November 21 at the JUNO Awards press conference in Vancouver, the BC Youth Chinese Orchestra performed to celebrate all 2017 recipients. Additionally, to highlight all 2017  recipients, MusiCounts is showcasing several programs from across the country in a blog series. The first blog launches November 22, stay tuned to for updates.


MusiCounts TD Community Music Program – 2017 Recipients

Full List of Recipients Available In PDF Here

National Music Centre – Jam Club – Calgary AB
Soccer Without Boundaries Community Connect – Calgary AB
Youth Orchestra of Northern Alberta Sistema (YONA-Sistema) – Edmonton AB
University of Lethbridge – Drumming Programs – Lethbridge AB

British Columbia
Place des Arts Music Education Outreach Program – Coquitlam BC
BAND Together: A Concert Band Initiative – Kamloops BC
B.C. Youth Chinese Orchestra – Vancouver BC
Umbrella of Youth Sevices-Joyce Jam Session – Vancouver BC

Valour Rocks & Valour DJ – Winnipeg MB

New Brunswick
Sistema NB – Fredericton – Moncton NB

Newfoundland & Labrador
Conception Bay South Music School Education Program – Conception Bay South, NL

Northwest Territories
Hamlet of Fort Liard Recreation Department Music Program – Fort Liard NT

Nova Scotia
Brigadoon Music Therapy Program – Halifax NS

Kug Life Music – Kugluktuk NU

Attawapiskat Community Music Program – Attawapiskat ON
Blenheim Youth Centre Guitar Program – Blenheim Youth Centre ON
Boys & Girls Club of Kingston Area – After-School Music Program – Kingston ON
MonstrARTity – South Asian Arts Incubator – Mississauga ON
Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation Traditional & Contemporary Music Program – Pikwakanagan ON
Christie Refugee Welcome Centre – After-School Music Program for Homeless Refugee Children – Toronto ON
Creative Leaders at Ephraim’s Place – Toronto ON Doane Uschool Accessibility and Performance Initiative 2017 – Toronto ON
Regent Park School of Music – Helping Kids Succeed Through Music – Toronto ON Sistema Toronto – Playing to Potential Music and Social Development Program – Toronto ON
Soundcheck Youth Arts Inc – “Are You Listening?” – Toronto ON
Sarnia Lambton Rebound – Music Therapy – Sarnia ON

Société des Arts Libres et Actuels – Youth Music Network – Montreal QC