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March 2, 2013 To March 10, 2013

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FROM MARCH 2 TO 10, 30 EXCLUSIVE ACTIVITIES!

Montreal Music Improvisation League

Musicians will go head-to-head with live music improvisations that are as creative as they are spontaneous. Using a theme chosen by the audience, a clip suggested by a DJ, a film idea or whatever other inspiration grabs them, these musicians will use their talent and imagination to make you laugh and dance. (40 minutes)

12pm, 2pm and 4pm
Perspective Hall


Baratanga

Whether rhythm lies deep inside of you or you were born with it, Baratanga will liberate it. With over one hundred instruments at the players’ disposal, everyone will find an instrument that suits them best. Follow the tempo! (30 minutes)

1pm, 3pm, and 5pm
Perspective Hall


Music Therapy

It’s well known that music calms certain behaviours. Did you know that it can also help individuals accomplish significant tasks on a daily basis? Experience instrumental and vocal improvisation led by music therapy professionals and discover this little-known field that uses music to improve lives. (30 minutes)

11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, and 4:30pm
Panoramic Hall


Concert Cinema

Return to the era of velour curtains and movie reel projectors. Roman Zavada will accompany a series of silent films from the 1920’s on the piano. Immerse yourself in the ambiance of films from this era, and discover science-fiction while watching! (35 minutes)

11:30am, 1pm, 3:30pm
Bernard Lamarre Hall (next to the ticket office)


Mini-meetings

Meet scientists, doctors, and other passionate visionaries who get their inspiration from music – and learn how music and science make great partners! (30 minutes)

Monday 2pm: Caroline Traube, La psycho acoustique et l'informatique musicale / The psychology of music acoustics and technology (French only)
Tuesday 2pm: Joaquin (Quim) Madrenas, How microbes shaped our music!
Wednesday 2pm: Sébastien Paquette, Neuropsychologie de la musique et les émotions / Neuropsychology of music and emotions (French only)
Thursday 2pm: Jean-François Rivest, violoniste et chef d'orchestre / violinist and orchestra conductor (French only)
Friday 1:30pm: le Docteur Julien présente son Garage à musique / Dr. Julien presents his music garage (French only)

Bernard Lamarre Hall (next to the ticket office)


School of Rock ‘n’ Roll

Have you always wanted to be a monster on the drums, or an electric guitar god? Today is the day! In less than 20 minutes, the School of Rock ‘n’ Roll will initiate you into the family of rockers!  

Continuous activity
Workshops 3, 4 and 5


Lutherie Trash Guitars

Watch an electric guitar be disassembled by a lute maker-recycler who will share his passion. He will also show you the guitars that you could win if you participate in our contest.

Continuous activity
Passerelle


The Music Garage (Wednesday March 6 only!)

Learn about the violin, the cello, the guitar or one of the other fifteen instruments available throughout this workshop, led by a garage music band. (40 minutes)

11:00am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm,
Workshop 2 (next to the ticket office)


Miscellaneous

In addition to the Lutherie Trash Guitars, you’ll also find the following at the Passerelle: The interactive Les Tubes; « Noise Collage » workshop from Parcs Canada and CKUT, a music garage film, iPad music apps and the Organic Orchestra.

 

 

Spring Break

Four instruments to win!

From March 2 to 10, 2013

One contest coupon will be given to you with purchase of your admission ticket. You must deposit the coupon at the Trash Guitars kiosk for a chance to win one of three guitars, one of which is a base guitar, provided by the lute-maker.

Good luck to all!    

Buying Tickets

1. Buy your tickets online and get them by email.
2. Print your tickets at home.
3. Present yourself at the exhibition door, your tickets in hand.


Rates

General admission exhibitions, excluding The Cave of Lascaux

Adult
Teen 13-17
Child 4-12
$ 15,00
$ 13,00
$ 8,50
 
Family*
Senior 60+
$ 40,00
$ 13,00

FREE for children under 4 years old.
FREE for members.


*2 adults + 2 children or 1 adult + 3 children.
Taxes not included. Prices subject to change without notice. No exchanges or refunds granted.

Package that include the exhibitions and 1 IMAX
film are available. 

Summer Schedule (until September 14)

Ticket office and reception :
Monday to Sunday starting at 9:30 a.m.

Exhibition rooms :
Monday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


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