Music Creation Workshops

Conceived and structured to develop creativity in young secondary-aged musicians within Quebec Ministry of Education guidelines and objectives.

Offered to music classes at all secondary levels and elementary, Louis Babin’s workshops are known for their balanced mix of theory and playful exercises, supported by video presentations when appropriate. All workshops are oriented toward guiding young musicians in the creation of their own music.

When it complies with the school music program, students perform their works in concert settings. If required, Louis can also fill the role of orchestra leader.

Workshop format

Built around three sessions, workshops focusses on one of the following subjects:

  • Motifs for constructing melodies
  • Chord progression
  • Rhythm
  • Harmonisation of a melody

Accessible funding

School officials in charge of music programs have access to a range of funding resources to help make these innovative and participatory workshops available to their students. For example, in offering workshops at the following secondary schools…

  • FACE
  • Collège Regina Assumpta
  • Collège Sainte-Anne in Lachine
  • École Poly-Jeunesse
  • École Jeanne-Mance
  • École Louis-Riel
  • École Le Plateau
  • École Saint-Luc
  • École Sophie-Barat
  • École Gérard-Filion
  • École Vincent-d’Indy
  • St. Dorothy School
  • Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de-l’Ile
  • La Commission scolaire de Montréal
  • The English School Board of Montreal

…a variety of funding programs contributed, including:

  • Le ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport
  • La Conférence régionale des élus de Montréal
  • Le Conseil des arts de Montréal
  • school boards
  • educational foundations

And as a member of the Canadian Music Centre, Louis Babin has access to funding from the CMC Artists in Schools program.

A personalized experience aimed at stimulating musical creativity

Why not explore creativity through music? Contact Louis to discuss a project that fits with your school’s program.