PROGRAMS

Individual Lessons 

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When: One-on-one lessons scheduled on an on-going basis (typically once per week).

 

What: Lessons available for the following instruments: piano, voice, guitar, drums, bass, ukulele, clarinet, saxophone, and general music. Lessons are available in English or French at our Kanata, Orleans, and Ottawa South locations.  Online lessons are available for those who are not able to attend in-person lessons or would be more comfortable learning from home.

Who: Available for individuals aged 2 and older who would benefit from adapted music lessons.

Fees: $32.50 per 30-minute lesson plus $25 registration fee for new students. 45-minute and 60-minute lessons available for additional cost.  Various payment options available.

An Exceptional Choir

When: Choir will be offered online this fall on Monday evenings from 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm.  This program runs from September - June, but new participants are welcome to join throughout the year.

 

What: Singers will develop vocal technique, musical skills, and learn lots of fun repertoire! Students will have the opportunity to work together in a small ensemble and an adapted environment.  All abilities and levels of experience are welcome!

Who: Suggested for children developmentally aged 8-14.

Fees: $17.50/class, with payment provided on a monthly or term-based schedule.

Adult Music Social

When: Adult Music Social typically runs Thursdays from 1:00 - 3:00 pm, September - June.  Participation is ongoing but new participants are welcome to join throughout the year.

 

What: Participate in group music activities specially tailored to meet the needs and interests of the group! The program is divided into three sections: 45 minute where participants explore music through movement, drumming, singing, and playing instruments; 30 minutes of social and snack time; 45 minutes of musical concept exploration accompanied by videos, worksheets, and hands-on activities.  All abilities and levels of experience welcome! 

Who: Suggested for adults aged 18 and up

Fees: $40 per session

After School Program

When: Monday through Friday from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm with additional care available as early as 2:00 pm.  The program is offered at our Kanata location with instruction in English.

What: After School Program participants will participate in various musical and art-oriented activities.  Various musical concepts, styles, instruments, and themes will be explored. Students will also have time for outdoor play, snack, and social time. 

Who: Suggested for children developmentally aged 5-17.

Fees: Pricing is determined based on average drop-off and pick-up times.  The average cost for the core program (3:00 - 6:00 pm) is $400.00 per month. Drop-in is also available; please inquire about rates.

PD Day Camp

When: Available at our Kanata location from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm on all OCDSB PD days (January 22, 2021, February 12, 2021, April 23, 2021, June 4, 2021) with aftercare available until 5:30 pm.

 

What:  Students will explore different types of music and instruments, and experience music through movement and play! They will have the opportunity to make crafts, listen to stories, play outside, and more.

Who: Suggested for children developmentally aged 5 - 18

Ratio: 2:1

Fees: $80 per day, plus $15 for aftercare (4:00 - 5:30 pm).  A $25 registration fee will be applied for new campers

Respite Program

*To ensure the safety of our campers and staff, we are implementing new COVID-19 safety protocols at camp this year.  Please click here to review our protocols, or contact us for more information.

When: Our Respite Program is available one Sunday per month from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm at our Kanata location (available dates will appear in the registration window).

 

What:  Children will enjoy an afternoon exploring different types of music and instruments.  There will also be time for outdoor play, stories, snack, and social time with peers!

Who: Suggested for children developmentally aged 5 - 18

Ratio: 2:1

Fees: $45 per afternoon program. A $25 registration fee will be applied for new campers

March Break Camp

When: Monday, March 16 to Friday, March 20, 2020 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at our Kanata location.  Aftercare available until 5:30 pm.

 

What:  Campers will have the opportunity to explore musical instruments and genres, experience music through playing and movement, do arts and crafts, play outside, and more!

Who: Suggested for children developmentally aged 5 - 18

Ratio: 2:1

Fees: $385 per week, plus $15 for aftercare (4:00 - 5:30 pm).  A $25 registration fee will be applied for new campers

Summer Camp

*To ensure the safety of our campers and staff, we are implementing new COVID-19 safety protocols at camp this year.  Please click here to review our protocols, or contact us for more information.

When: Monday to Friday, June 29 to August 28, 2020 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at our Kanata location.  Aftercare available until 5:30 pm.

 

What:  Campers will have the opportunity to explore musical instruments and genres, experience music through playing and movement, do arts and crafts, play outside, and more!

Who: Suggested for children developmentally aged 5 - 18

Ratio: 2:1

Fees: $385 per full week, plus $15 for aftercare (4:00 - 5:30 pm).  $310 per short week.  A $25 registration fee will be applied for new campers

Birthday Parties

When:  2-hour birthday parties available at our Kanata location for up to 10 children. In-home birthday parties also available

 

What:  For kids who love music and want to celebrate their special day with us!  Two-hour party package at our Kanata location includes a 45-minute music circle, indoor/outdoor play time, and a space for opening gifts, cake, etc. (food not provided).  In-home parties include a 45-minute music circle in your home.  All birthday parties are led by special music educators who have experience working with groups of special needs children.

Who: Suggested for children of all ages celebrating a birthday!

Fees: $175 for two-hour party package at Kanata location.  $100 for in-home birthday party.

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Tel: 613 801-0031

Email: info@lotuscentre.net

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West End Location

1002 Beaverbrook Road

Suite 13

Kanata, ON K2K 1L1

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3735 St. Joseph Blvd

Orleans, ON K1C 1T1