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Making Music with Lauren

Walking by the Music Room at CGS, you’ll often hear the beautiful sounds of children singing or instruments playing. Last week was no exception as the Grade 2/3 class tried their hands at the xylophone, metallophone and glockenspiel. The students practiced playing different note values on the instruments and even played a two-part arrangement of…

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Lauren’s Private Students Perform

Congratulations to CGS’ young musicians! On Tuesday afternoon, my piano, voice and violin students performed in the annual CGS Recital. Our young musicians worked hard to prepare their pieces and everyone gave a wonderful performance! Learning a new instrument takes a lot of practice and it was amazing to see the progress everyone made this…

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Lauren’s Private Students Perform

On Tuesday, June 7, my students had their final Music Recital. Students taking private voice and piano lessons had the opportunity to perform for their family and friends. The students did an outstanding job preparing their pieces and performing them from memory. Congratulations to all our young musicians for putting on a great show! Thank you to…

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Welcome Lauren

Hello! My name is Lauren Crowther. I am from Aurora, Ontario and I recently graduated with my Masters of Music from the University of Toronto where I majored in voice performance. Since graduating, I have performed with Opera Atelier, Metro Youth Opera and as the soprano soloist at Christ Church Deer Park in Toronto. I…

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Hansel & Gretel at CGS

On Thursday, October 12, CGS welcomed Shoestring Opera Company to perform “Hansel and Gretel.” Accompanied by piano and cello, the performers did a wonderful job singing, dancing and acting out the story. At the end of the opera, teachers and students were invited to learn a dance from the show! The students were a wonderful audience…

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The Lorax Wins the Day!

Congratulations to our amazing performers! The Lorax was a complete treat from start to finish. We think it was one of our best shows yet. It was full of humour and left us all with it’s beautiful message of hope and reminded us of the profound role trees play in our world.  There were many thank yous…

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Grade 2/3 Songwriting Workshop

The Grade 2/3’s were so excited to meet local musicians Finn Scott, Michael O’Meara and Jackson Seaward from the band Frankie the Pig yesterday. The band was here, for the second year in a row, to workshop and write the graduation song for our Final Assembly with the children. The lyrics and tune are top secret!…

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TSO & The Hockey Sweater

Grades 1-3 had a very exciting trip downtown on Tuesday. They had the privilege of going to the symphony! Thank you to our music teacher Lauren for organizing the trip. The children were very well behaved and loved the extremely innovative and engaging  production of The Hockey Sweater.  Make sure to ask them all about it.  

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CGS Hits Broadway!

The CGS Annual Talent Show is  a very big day on the calendar for staff, students and parents. So much preparation goes into the show, both at school and at home. A huge thank you to Lauren for writing such a sophisticated, funny script. The cheeky narration, along with the stunning set, made for an amazing backdrop for…

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Our Hearts Grow Three Sizes

  What a show! Our Holiday Concert, The Grinch, was a smash hit on Wednesday. All of the children did an amazing job. Congratulations to our CGS staff too – the music and script, the set, the choreography and blocking, the hair and makeup, the back stage skill – all represent hours of work. We are so fortunate…

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