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Ginalina West Coast Music

Discipline: Music
Homebase: vancouver
Languages: English, French, Bilingual, Mandarin

Ginalina is a Taiwanese-Canadian musician, singer-songwriter, educator, and award-winning creator of the televised series "Ginalina Music Club", which airs on Knowledge, Common Sense Media, and Universal Kids' Networks. She tours schools and festivals nationally and Internationally, with the message that all children have great value in this world. Ginalina specializes in: tri-lingual (English / French / Mandarin) concerts, songwriting and ukulele workshops (K - G6). Themes can include: Earth Stewardship, Nature/Environment, Community/Anti-Bullying, Acceptance/Diversity, Social Awareness/Justice, and Resilience/Confidence Building. She has 5 award-winning albums, including 2 Juno and 3 Canadian Folk Music Award nominations, and 1 Western Canadian Music win.


Reviews

Ginalina is a passionate and talented performer with messages that bring out the best in everybody. A true highlight to our community! - K. Levelton, Principal, Conrad Elementary, Prince Rupert
An excellent musical experience that raises up young people. - S. Zubot, K/G1 Teacher, John A. McDougall Elementary, Edmonton
Amazing in French and English! Infectious, exciting, educational, and energizing! - North Vancouver Centennial Theatre, North Vancouver

Performances & Workshops

NEW PERFORMANCE & WORKSHOP: Small and Mighty available for 2020-21 School Year "Célébrez-VOUS! Célébrez NOUS!" and "Uke Can Do It" only available for 2019-20 School Year.

Small But Mighty

Grade Suitability: K-6
Duration: 45 mins.
Capacity: 500
Fee Range: $845-$1045 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)

Lower Mainland
$800.00
Fraser Valley & Howe Sound
$900.00
Vancouver Island Lower
$1,000.00
Vancouver Island Mid
$1,000.00
Vancouver Island North
$1,000.00
Interior
$1,000.00
North
$1,000.00
Kootenays
$1,000.00

"Every child they have a name, every spark can be a flame, one idea can bloom to fame - small but mighty! - from Ginalina's 5th award-winning album, Small But Mighty" Small But Mighty is a multilingual show in English, French, and Mandarin featuring Ginalina's empowering, energetic, and inspiring songs to RAISE CHILDREN UP. We all know that children contribute huge value to the the world, but HOW? This interactive concert is designed get children singing, moving, and thinking about how we help the world to be better. This show incorporates Ginalina's Juno nominated indy-folk-pop music and student interaction such as sing-alongs, movement, audience-lead lyrics/actions, and humour. Students' insights and ideas will be encouraged and celebrated. Famous for her passion, authenticity, ability to connect with students, Ginalina's passion and musicality will inspire and engage young and old alike, and her belief in them will be remembered for years to come.

Célébrez-VOUS! Célébrez NOUS! (Celebrate You! Celebrate Me!)

Grade Suitability: K - 3
Duration: 50 mins.
Capacity: 600
Fee Range: $795 - $995 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)

Lower Mainland
$800.00
Fraser Valley & Howe Sound
$900.00
Vancouver Island Lower
$1,000.00
Vancouver Island Mid
$1,000.00
Vancouver Island North
$1,000.00
Interior
$1,000.00
North
$1,000.00
Kootenays
$1,000.00

Celebrate You! Celebrate Me! is an upbeat and interactive musical performance that reminds children and adults alike, to look for the best in themselves, and in others. With an assortment of instruments, timeless lyrics, engaging actions, and audience sing-alongs, this folk-tastic show highlights themes of unity, uniqueness, imagination, empathy, friendship, growing up, and community! Ginalina's catchy and original tunes are rooted in important points connected to BC's new education curriculum, and students and teachers of all ages will feel proud to learn classic new songs in different languages. Show is available in French/English, and in English.

Small But Mighty: Songwriting and Delivery

Grade Suitability: K-6
Duration: Half Day
Capacity: 24 students, 2.5 hour session
Fee Range: $845-$1045 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)

Lower Mainland
$800.00
Fraser Valley & Howe Sound
$900.00
Vancouver Island Lower
$1,000.00
Vancouver Island Mid
$1,000.00
Vancouver Island North
$1,000.00
Interior
$1,000.00
North
$1,000.00
Kootenays
$1,000.00

Music, songwriting, and storytelling are powerful tools that can help students feel, process, and express their ideas, emotions, and beliefs. This is a half day workshop that teaches students terminology, skills, and tools to create a song, and/or play the ukulele, for the benefit of providing students with opportunity, art, and a sense of confidence through group and individual accomplishment. K-G6 students will work with award-winning musicians and song-writers to develop a song by: 1. Creating a theme 2. Brainstorming related words 3. Developing lyrics 4. Working on a melody 5. Rehearsing and Performing the song G4-G6 students** may also have the chance to learn the basics of the ukulele: 1. Terminology and strings 2. Posture and finger position 3. Chord families and chord development 4. Call and echo songs 5. Creation of original song *** Ukuleles are available in the Vancouver area; other districts to be discussed

Uke 'N Do It

Grade Suitability: K - 6
Duration: half day (2 sessions per day)
Capacity: 30
Fee Range: $795 - $995 (Includes ArtStarts' fee. Additional fees apply for remote districts.)

Lower Mainland
$800.00
Fraser Valley & Howe Sound
$900.00
Vancouver Island Lower
$1,000.00
Vancouver Island Mid
$1,000.00
Vancouver Island North
$1,000.00
Interior
$1,000.00
North
$1,000.00
Kootenays
$1,000.00

Ukuleles are small, 4-stringed instruments are played all over the world by young and old alike, as a starting point to build creativity, unity, uniqueness, friendship, and community. In this hands-on workshop, everybody can learn the basics of how to play the ukulele. Ginalina will teach students (and teachers) how to hold the instrument, how to play a few common chords, and a standard strumming pattern. By the end of the workshop, everybody will have the skills to play a song together, and the group may even decide to compose their own song! Workshop is available in French/English, and in English.

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