2020 Midland Y’s Men’s Music Festival

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Due to continuing labour issues with Provincial School Boards, the Midland Y’s Men’s Music Festival Committee has been presented a difficult decision. We have unanimously decided that this year’s festival will be postponed to 2021. The teacher’s strike creates many challenges for the festival, its venues, participating teachers, parents, but most importantly for our students, who deserve a full, enriching …

Music Fest Collage

Making Beautiful Music Together Since 1944

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For over 75 years now, students in our community have come together to practice, perform and perfect musical repertoire treasured throughout the ages at the annual Midland Y’s Men’s Music Festival. Each year a new ensemble of talent unites their extraordinary academic and artistic skills for a spectacular experience that is loved and appreciated by all.   From Bach and …

7 Benefits of Music

7 Benefits of Music That Positively Influence Children’s Lives

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From the time babies are born, we instinctively use music to calm and soothe our little ones. Lullabies, nursery rhymes, sing-song voices, rhythmic expressions of love… It’s no surprise that infants will recognize a song’s melody before they understand words! Music is and has always been a prominent method of engaging, interacting and entertaining children of all ages. But did …