Interview with CBC Morning Ottawa

November 14, 2016

Click here to listen to a clip from a past interview with CBC Morning Ottawa! It highlights our fabulous partnership with the National Arts Centre in delivering the Music Circle program to individuals with special needs.

Best Music School Nominee, FACES 2019!

January 11, 2019

Lotus Centre is very grateful to announce that we have been nominated as Best Music School by FACES 2019! This recognition by our community is something we are so excited about. Winners are determined by number of votes, so we need your help! Please visit http://facesmag.ca/awards/ and go to page 4 and find us under Best Music School. Votes can be cast once per day, per IP address. Thank you for your support and best of luck to all the other nominees!

Lotus Centre's Segment on Regional Contact

December 06, 2018

CTV's Regional Contact visited Lotus Centre to hear about our programs and from our staff. Check out the link below to see for yourself! What a great segment!

Partnership with the University of Ottawa: Canada's First and Only Certificate Program in Special Music Education

September 05, 2018

As part of Lotus Centre's commitment to providing access to music for the special needs community, we are delighted to announce that we are partnering with the University of Ottawa to deliver Canada's first and only certificate program in special music education. Training teachers and providing them with the tools they need to work with special needs students is a huxge part of increasing accessibility, and we are excited to be taking this giant step forward! Visit https://continue.uottawa.ca/en/music/course/teaching-music-children-special-needs for full information and to register, and click here to see the official press release.

Music Circle Workshops Expansion

January 17, 2018

Another lovely article about Lotus Centre's partnership with the National Arts Centre! We are having a blast in our Music Circle Workshops, and love seeing the smiles on our students' faces.

Lotus Centre Grows with New Move: Ottawa Community News

June 20, 2017

Beautiful article about Lotus Centre, highlighting our expansion and adapted piano lessons!

Creating the Conditions for Joy

December 09, 2016

If you were to try to describe unbridled human joy to a newcomer on planet earth, pointing directly at Kyle during an NAC "Music Circle" with Elizabeth Simpson would make an easy visual.

"Music Circle" Program in Local Schools

July 06, 2016

Another amazing partnership with the NAC! Introducing the Lotus Centre "Music Circle" project at local Ottawa schools.

"Music Circles" at the National Arts Centre

June 10, 2016

Inspiring promotional video from the National Arts Centre, highlighting the "Music Circle" series in collaboration with Lotus Centre for Special Music Education.

An Inclusive Musical Experience: National Arts Centre Concerts for the Special Needs Community

April 10, 2014

The National Arts Centre Orchestra performs wonderful concerts, bringing joy to many! However, for people with special needs, attending live performances can be challenging and overwhelming. This article highlights another impactful collaboration between the NAC and Lotus Centre for Special Music Education. 

 

National Arts Centre Collaboration: A Certain Way of Engaging with Music

March 14, 2014

An interview with our amazing lead collaborator and NAC orchestra musician, Elizabeth Simpson. Thank you for your support and amazing contribution over the years!

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