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February 2021

With the end of February, lots of things are changing. Kids are back in school (in most places) and we are past the half-way point of the school year. People are looking ahead to warmer days and summer plans, including camp.

We're already had our first few Band Camp registrations and are really looking forward to making music this summer. Both Band Camp and Band Camp Junior both run July 12-16.

Go ahead and register now to guarantee your spot. If camps are cancelled for pandemic-related reasons, we'll give you a full refund. 

Here's hoping that this summer we'll all be making some beautiful music together!

Lisa Michaels and Peter VanDuzer

Interview with Pam Damoff, MP

Pam Damoff, Member of Parliament for Oakville North-Burlington, has long been a big supporter of music education and Bandology. She recently joined Lucas Redwood for an interview and shared her perspective on the role of arts organizations in the community. Check out this great interview on our YouTube channel.

Virtual Winds Project

Back in October, we told you about the virtual band project organized by five high school bands in collaboration with the McMaster University Concert Band.

The time to watch has arrived!

Tune in to the project website on Monday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m. to see 200 dedicated high school musicians perform ISS Flyover by Winnipeg-based composer Peter Meechan

It's truly epic what the combination of keen teenage musicians and dedicated teachers can accomplish in such an extraordinary year.

Bandology Radio Interview with soFX Canada

We're always happy to collaborate with soFX Canada and founder Rob Mayor Jr. and were happy to join him for an episode of his radio show.

Bandology co-founder Lisa Michaels spoke with Rob about the genesis of Bandology, why music education is so important and shared some on info cool upcoming events, including Band Camp and Play A Gig. 

Have a listen and let us know what you think.

Play A Gig Online

We're very excited to begin offering new online performance opportunities this year! Check out this video highlighting some previous online performances! If you are an instrumentalist or vocalist of any kind, please click here to be a part of Play A Gig Online!

5th Annual Band Camp - Registration Now Open

Plans for our 5th annual Band Camp are well under way! We're looking forward to welcoming a new group of teen musicians. It's going to be another amazing experience!

Band Camp is a week-long day camp for keen music students in grades 7-12 who want to improve their instrumental music skills in the summer.

Save the date for July 12-16, 2021. Register now at

Band Camp Junior - Registration Now Open

Is your child always singing around the house or endlessly tapping out rhythms at the dinner table? Humming in the car or singing along to the radio? They'll have a blast at BAND CAMP JUNIOR! 

Band Camp Junior is all the fun and excitement of the senior program but with no instrumental experience required! Kids will learn a variety of musical skills while playing cooperative games and experimenting with various instruments. Band Camp Junior is for kids aged 7-12/grades 2-7.

Save the date for July 12-16, 2021! Register now at

What I Love Best About Band Camp

“I love all of the people, I think the staff is really awesome and I love all the games we play and activities. I feel like I have become a much better flute player as well and I’ve learned so much. The other kids are great, I feel like we all get along and everyone is passionate about the same things.”

Band Camp 2020

Research Weekly on Social Media

Each week, usually on Wednesdays, we share the latest findings about the long-term advantages children gain from music education. Make sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram and read the full research studies on our website.

Bandology is a proud Canadian non-profit

We strive to support young musicians, parents, teachers and the community in strengthening and expanding music educational opportunities. Music makes kids smarter! Click here for a list of all our services or email us at if you have a specific question or need.

Our goal: more music for more kids.

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432 Sandlewood Road, Oakville, Ontario, Canada L6L 3S2

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