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CréaSon

Discipline: Music
Homebase: Quebec
Languages: English, French

CréaSon is the brain child of Sylvain Grenier, a musician with boundless imagination for whom the vast choice of existing instruments was not enough. Out of hockey sticks, car wheels, cans, pans and golf equipment, he made "xylo-hockeys", "cans o' fun", "pans o' fun" and "golfuns" to create new sounds. CréaSon's environmentally focused approach to percussion instruments encourages children to explore their creativity and musicality through found objects and repurposed materials. Together we can save the planet!


Reviews

The students loved the performance! The performers were high energy and the show was interactive. Janice Sulatyeki, Teacher, Baythorn Public School

Performances & Workshops

Eco-Logical Show! (L'école-logique!)

Grade Suitability: K - 12
Duration: 60 mins.
Capacity: 500
Tech Requirements: A table (5-6 feet)
Fee Range: $1,030 - $1,130 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)

Lower Mainland
$985.00
Fraser Valley & Howe Sound
$1,085.00
Vancouver Island Lower
$1,085.00
Vancouver Island Mid
$1,085.00
Vancouver Island North
$1,085.00
Interior
$1,085.00
North
$1,185.00
Kootenays
$1,085.00

Festive, interactive and unifying With more than 2,000 performances in various venues, festivals and schools, CréaSon's Eco-Logical Show! is available on a tour across Canada. In English or in French, CréaSon unites children of all ages in a big "environmusical" party. Being ecological is so logical! Out of hockey sticks, tin cans, pans and golf equipment, Sylvain Grenier made funky "Xylo-hockeys, "cans o'fun", "pans o'fun" and "golfun" to create new sounds. Eco-Logical Show! is an interactive performance offering soundtracks bursting with energy, bound to reduce our ecological footprint. It's also the opportunity to hear tracks such as the rap "Eco-Logical", Boom Tchi-Ka and The endangered species. The audience will accompany the musicians throughout the show and a few volunteers will join the artists to jam with them on their recycled instruments! « Imagination is more important than knowledge. » Albert Einstein

The Eco-Logical Workshop!

Grade Suitability: Grade 1 - 12
Duration: 1 day
Capacity: 5 workshop sessions daily, up to 60 students per sessions
Tech Requirements: 2 tables
Fee Range: $1,670 - 2,395 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)

Lower Mainland
$1,625.00
Fraser Valley & Howe Sound
$1,875.00
Vancouver Island Lower
$1,875.00
Vancouver Island Mid
$1,875.00
Vancouver Island North
$1,875.00
Interior
$1,875.00
North
$2,125.00
Kootenays
$2,125.00

Creative, entertaining and participative Students also could work on the project to create a musical prototype and bring them to the Eco-Logical Show! Give your children the unique opportunity to meet the musician-designers of the Eco-Logical Show! The participants will benefit from the assistance and advice from the expert of reinvented percussion while providing a creative "environmusical" effort! CréaSon aims to promote young people's musical creativity and increase their self-esteem by promoting persistence in school and their environmental beliefs: Save the planet! "All children are geniuses, all is to bring up" Charlie Chaplin

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