As part of SweetWater's long history of supporting music education and outreach, Access Music is a new initiative to further these efforts in Grey and Bruce.
Access Music aims to... Improve coordination and collaboration and address the need for musician audience development in Grey Bruce. Provide better access to music and learning opportunities for disadvantaged children youth, families, and community members.
SweetWater Receives Funding for Access Music 3
Community Foundation Grey Bruce provides funds for next phase of music outreach initiative. READ HERE
SweetWater Co-Hosts Special Event at the Gitche Namewikwedong Reconciliation Garden in Owen Sound
In this photo at left, Susan Staves, the chair of the Gitche Namewikwedong Reconciliation Garden, is seen here speaking about the story of the founding of the garden and its importance for the local community. Thanks to everyone who came out and made it a very special afternoon on September 13, 2020. SweetWater is looking forward to working with our Indigenous partners on future events.
2020 Next Wave Virtual Showcase Offers Young Performers a Link to a Worldwide Audience Online
Watch eight amazing performances featuring tomorrow's music stars. CLICK
Next Wave Showcase Puts Spotlight on Young, Emerging Talent
Find out more about SweetWater's new concert featuring aspiring, emerging musicians from Grey Bruce and beyond. DETAILS HERE
In April 2019, SweetWater held its first-ever Access Music Fair featuring 34 exhibitors. FULL STORY HERE
SweetWater Provides Local Students with Unique Learning Experiences During Workshops
Mark Fewer and Jana Starling visited schools in Owen Sound and worked with Owen Sound Music for Youth in March 2018. FULL STORY HERE
SweetWater 2018 Featured Musicians Visit Three Schools in Grey County
During the 2018 Festival week, three featured performers went out to local schools. It also included the first-ever school visit conducted in French by Quator Despax.
Students Benefit from SweetWater String Workshops
Find out more about three string workshops by Edwin Huizinga at area schools as part of Access Music. READ HERE.
Access Music Round Table Two Develops Pathway for Music Education and Appreciation
Thanks to participation of many people within our local music community, a pathway was created at the Access Music Round Table Two in February, 2017. See full report from the session below.
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