Welcome to

Whispering River Music

A registered Canadian charity since 1987

 

Igniting  Music and Creative Community in Greater Parry Sound

Stay Home. Stay Safe. Save Lives.

Online or In-Person Lessons

String Pals • Music Moppets • Group and Private Lessons • Orchestra

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Humphrey Nature Trails:
Creative Community Happens Here

Whispering River Music’s Creative Communities project is based on an old storyteller’s saying:

“When you tell one story, you should always tell two. That way the stories will lean on each other”.

The first of these, the “Humphrey Nature Trails: Creative Community Happens Here” project, invites families and community members to tell their own stories in response to twelve Covid-19 art installations along Rabbit Run Trail built by the students of Humphrey Public School.

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Each station has a question about personal response to the pandemic generated by the  grade 6 class. 

Twelve Questions:

1 - Where have you found joy this year? What can you still do that makes you happy?

2 - Did you enjoy parts of the lockdown?

3 - Where have you found boredom?

4 - Have you been more creative? What have you created?

5 - How have you connected with family and friends? Where have you found comfort?

6 - Have you found yourself lazier?

7 - Where have you experienced frustration?

8 - How has Covid-19 affected your life? Have you learned anything from the experience?

9 - Where have you experienced sadness?

10 - What have you lost? What have you found?

11 - Have you been angry?

12 - What are you grateful for?

Get involved!

Submit a response!

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Day Camp

Limit 30 kids

We're filling up fast, register now!

Riversongs at the Foley Fairgrounds in partnership with Parry Sound Forest School

(inquire about family rates and scholarships for this program!!)

Riversongs Forest School

Week 1 - July 5-10

Week 2 - July 12-16

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Children's Camp - Full Day

​Music - 1/2 day

  • One-on-one tutoring and lessons

  • Classes on your instrument

  • Camp orchestra

  • Orff classes

  • Craft tent

Forest School - 1/2 day

  • Hikes

  • Lots of games!

  • Get to know the forest

Hours:  9am-3pm

Ages:  SK - Grade 8 (5-14 y/o)

Rates:

$250 per week/ per child

$200 per week for 2 or more children

Note: 

Scholarships and family rates available. If you cannot afford it, let us know what you can afford. Based on honour system.

Registration Steps:

  1. Register through Parry Sound Forest School using the button "Register Now"

  2. Contact us by phone or email to get a scholarship.

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  • Beginner and Advanced player sessions every morning

  • Theory classes

  • 9am-12pm

  • Morning sessions for Mom's, Dad's, and family members who want to play

Adults Camp - Half Day

Adults Camp - Half Day

Hours:  9am-12pm

Ages:  Adults

Rate:  $125 per week

**We're organizing instruments. Let us know asap if you are moving up/down a size so we have a proper instrument for you!

For family rates and scholarships please email whisperingrivermusic.com or call 705-996-0736 ASAP.

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Children LOVE Music

Music Moppets

Where young children discover the concept of rhythm, harmony, and improvisation through musical games. Now Online!

Zach teaching Music Moppets at the Parry Sound Forest School 

WRO Beer Can and Bottle Drive is AMAZING - and is helping to fund our programs for kids. 

Special Thanks!

To all who made donations to keep the music going!

Special thanks to

Shirley Watkinson, Larry & Linda Columbo and Kilbear Marina

for their hard work and contribution!

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Watch to find out more!

Fall lessons at Foley Community Center. 6 minutes away from Sobeys. 

For the children and adults of all skill levels!