OUR MISSION: 

WE ENHANCE QUALITY OF LIFE AND BUILD COMMUNITY BY  SUPPORTING OUR PARTICIPANTS TO ACTIVELY CREATE 'LIVE' MUSIC THROUGH DRUMMING AND SINGING TOGETHER. 

Nigel E. Harris - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - October 2018

 

 

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Upcoming Events

Previous events

HEARTS IN TUNE - Community Singing, Drumming and Guided Meditation For 50+ Adults

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Rideau Sports Centre , 1 Donald Street , Ottawa, ON K1K 4E6

Come on out to the friendliest community singing group in town for 50+ adults.

We are excited to be operating this fall out of the newly owned and renovated Rideau Sports Centre which is now open to the public and has a restaurant and pub and lots of wellness programming as well as the existing tennis indoor and out. See www.rideausportscentre.com

WHEN: Saturdays 2:00 - 4:00pm Oct 20, 27, Nov 3

WHERE? RIDEAU SPORTS CENTRE Community Room (main level) 1 Donald Street, Ottawa Next to Rideau River & Adàwe Bridge

COST? $30/couple/Saturday

$15/individual/Saturday

'Hearts In Tune' is a Musical Wellness program. Program in collaboration with with the Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County

MORE INFO: https://www.musicalwellness.com/contact

HEARTS IN TUNE - Community Singing, Drumming and Guided Meditation For 50+ Adults

 —  —

Rideau Sports Centre , 1 Donald Street , Ottawa, ON K1K 4E6

Come on out to the friendliest community singing group in town for 50+ adults.

We are excited to be operating this fall out of the newly owned and renovated Rideau Sports Centre which is now open to the public and has a restaurant and pub and lots of wellness programming as well as the existing tennis indoor and out. See www.rideausportscentre.com

WHEN: Saturdays 2:00 - 4:00pm Sep 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 3 (except Thanksgiving Oct 6)

WHERE? RIDEAU SPORTS CENTRE Community Room (main level) 1 Donald Street, Ottawa Next to Rideau River & Adàwe Bridge

COST? $30/couple/Saturday = $240+HST for 8 week series $15/individual/Saturday = 120+HST for 8 week series

'Hearts In Tune' is a Musical Wellness program. Program affiliated with the Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County

MORE INFO: https://www.musicalwellness.com/contact

HEARTS IN TUNE - Community Singing, Drumming and Guided Meditation For 50+ Adults

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Rideau Sports Centre , 1 Donald Street , Ottawa, ON K1K 4E6

  • Enjoy singing the oldies
  • Get that feel-good vibe!
  • Make new friends Everybody welcome - bring a friend!

We are excited to be operating this fall out of the newly owned and renovated Rideau Sports Centre which is now open to the public and has a restaurant and pub and lots of wellness programming as well as the existing tennis indoor and out. See www.rideausportscentre.com

WHEN: Saturdays 2:00 - 4:00pm Sep 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 3 (except Thanksgiving Oct 6)

WHERE? RIDEAU SPORTS CENTRE Community Room (main level) 1 Donald Street, Ottawa Next to Rideau River & Adàwe Bridge

COST? $30/couple/Saturday = $240+HST for 8 week series $15/individual/Saturday = 120+HST for 8 week series

'Hearts In Tune' is a Musical Wellness program. Program affiliated with the Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County

MORE INFO: https://www.musicalwellness.com/contact

'Hearts In Tune' - Community Singing for Adults 50+

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Rideau Sports Centre , 1 Donald Street , Ottawa, ON K1K 4E6

Community singing, drumming and guided meditation for adults 50+

  • Enjoy singing the oldies
  • Get that feel-good vibe!
  • Make new friends

Everybody welcome - bring a friend!

We are excited to be operating this fall out of the newly owned and renovated Rideau Sports Centre which is now open to the public and has a restaurant and pub and lots of wellness programming as well as the existing tennis indoor and out. See www.rideausportscentre.com

WHEN: Saturdays 2:00 - 4:00pm Sep 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct 13, 20, 27, Nov 3 (except Thanksgiving Oct 6)

WHERE? RIDEAU SPORTS CENTRE Community Room (main level) 1 Donald Street, Ottawa Next to Rideau River & Adàwe Bridge

COST? $30/couple/Saturday = $240+HST for 8 week series $15/individual/Saturday = 120+HST for 8 week series

'Hearts In Tune' is a Musical Wellness program. Program affiliated with the Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County

HEARTS IN TUNE - Singing,Drumming and Meditation Community

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Park Place , 110 & 120 Central Park Drive , Ottawa, ON K2C 4G3

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SUMMER CASUAL DROP-IN COMMUNITY

using singing, drumming and mindful meditation for adults 50+

  • Reminisce by singing familiar songs
  • Memory stimulation
  • Make new friends

No audition or musical experience needed

When? Saturday Aug 25 (2:00—4:00pm) Call or email for specifics Drop-ins $35/ couple

$20/individual/session

FOR MORE INFO: 613-355-9234 (Lyse) 613-728-5305 (Nigel) info@musicalwellness.com

'Hearts In Tune' - Community Singing for 50+

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Dows Lake Area - TBA, Ottawa, ON

Summer casual drop-in community singing, drumming and mindful meditation for adults 50+ and their carers.

  • Reminisce by singing familiar songs
  • Improve your well-being
  • No audition or musical experience needed
  • Caregiver mini-break/support

When? Saturday Aug 11, 25 (2:00—4:00pm) Dows Lake area Call or email for specifics Drop-ins $35/ couple/session

$20/individual/session

FOR MORE INFO: 613-355-9234 (Lyse) 613-728-5305 (Nigel) info@musicalwellness.com

Songwriters Association of Canada - Ottawa Branch - Monthly Songwriting Workshop

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Raven Street Studios, 1540 Raven Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 7Y9

Raven Street Studios, 1540 Raven Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 7Y9 Take part in a refreshing evening featuring a diverse gathering of unique and talented songwriters. If you are a songwriter at any level, this is a fantastic resource - a community of creative people to collaborate with on your songwriting adventure. Hosted by singer/songwriter North Easton

Feb24

Sabbath Service Ritual Singing at Adath Shalom Community

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Ottawa Jewish Community School (chapel), 31 Nadolny Sachs Private, , Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9

The Tamir Neshama Choir, led by music director Nigel E. Harris, will be performing Judiac spiritual songs as an integral part of the regular sabbath service for Congregation Adath Shalom, a lay-led egalitarian conservative synagogue. The service will be led by Joel Yan. Visitors are welcome

Songwriters Association of Canada - Ottawa Branch - Monthly Songwriting Workshop

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Raven Street Studios, 1540 Raven Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 7Y9

Take part in a refreshing evening featuring a diverse gathering of unique and talented songwriters. If you are a songwriter at any level, this is a fantastic resource - a community of creative people to collaborate with on your songwriting adventure.

'Hearts In Tune' - Community Singing for Seniors

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Hintonburg Community Centre, 1064 Wellington St W, Ottawa, ON K1Y 2Y3 Phone:(613) 798-8874, Ottawa, ON

If you love to sing, drum, practice mindfulness meditation and hang out with the friendliest group of people on the planet, then this is for you! Come join us every Saturday till March 3rd 2018 (7 sessions remaining) for this great activity that stimulates short term memory through reminiscing to much-loved songs. Registration ongoing - interested? Contact Nigel 613.728.5305 at info@musicalwellness.com or Lyse at 613.355.9234

Hearts In Tune - Singing, Drumming and Mindfulness for Elders

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Hintonberg Community Centre, 1064 Wellington St W, Ottawa, ON K1Y 2Y3 Phone:(613) 798-8874, Ottawa, ON

'HEARTS IN TUNE' If you love to sing, drum, practice mindfulness and hang out with the friendliest group of people on the planet, then this is for you! Come join us Saturdays from January 13th till March 3rd (8 sessions) for this great activity that stimulates long term memory through reminiscing to well-loved songs and focused breathing. Registration ongoing - interested? Contact Nigel 613.728.5305 at info@musicalwellness.com or Lyse at 613.355.9234

A JEW-WOP HOLIDAY CABARET in Ottawa

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'Live' On Elgin , 220 Elgin Street, Ottawa K2P IL7

My lovely talented daughter Sarite Harris will be in town with Cara Pantalone and Wendy Berkelaar, musically reminiscing about the holidays and growing up in Ottawa.

Bee-Bop, Doo-Wop, Mmmmmmbop and Jew-Wop the night away with your favourite holiday classics and rare holiday tunes.

Who knows?... there may be an impromptu father- daughter song or two together with other special invited guests.

Doors open at 7:30pm and the show starts at 8:00pm

All 50/50 proceeds will go a charity for the holiday season.

To purchase tickets visit: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/a-jew-wop-holiday-cabaret-tickets-39492095922

More info about Sarite: https://www.facebook.com/sarite.harris

'STEPPING OUT IN STYLE' Fashion Show With the Tamir Neshama Choir

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Canadian War Museum , 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa, ON K1A 0M8

Tamir is thrilled to present a new and fabulous event -- Stepping out in Style -- a fashion show created to demonstrate that regardless of shape, size or ability - we all have beauty, talents and aspirations to be celebrated.

This is a first in Ottawa -- a completely integrated fashion show, bringing together top fashion industry retailers, professional models, public figures, and Tamir models for what is guaranteed to be an amazing evening!

MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE TAMIR NESHAMA CHOIR led by our new Music Director - Nigel E. Harris

TICKETS

VIP

  • Exclusive access to premium seating

  • Private bar with complimentary wine

  • Hors-d'ouvres during cocktail hour

  • After-show photoshoot with models & designers

  • Dessert Reception

REGULAR

  • Elevated seating to view show

  • Cash bar

-Dessert reception

All tickets are 50% tax deductible. Regular tickets receive a $25 tax receipt, and VIP tickets receive a $50 tax receipt! Tickets available HERE, or through Krystal at kvalencia@tamir.ca.

ITINERARY

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - VIP Cocktail Hour

6:45 p.m. - Doors Open

7:30 p.m. - Fashion Show begins

9:00 p.m. - Dessert Reception

For more info: http://www.tamir.ca

'HEARTS IN TUNE'- Community Singing for Early Alzheimers Participants & Their Care-Givers

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* Location Change - Hintonberg Community Centre, 1064 Wellington Street , Ottawa, K1Y 2Y3 ON

'HEARTS IN TUNE' If you love to sing, drum, practice mindfulness and hang out with the friendliest group of people on the planet, then this is for you! Come join us Saturdays from October 28th till December 16 (8 sessions) for this great activity that stimulates long term memory through reminiscing to well-loved songs and focused breathing. Registration ongoing - interested? Contact Nigel 613.728.5305 at info@musicalwellness.com or Lyse at 613.355.9234

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HUMANIZING HEALTH CARE

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Fairmont Chateau Laurier , 1 Rideau St , Ottawa, ON K1N 8S7

Rethinking Dementia: The Role of Music and Art in Enhancing the Lives of Patients and Residents in Care Tracy Luciani, arts and wellness therapist, Bruyère Continuing Care Renate Ysseldyk, Department of Health Sciences, Carleton University Angela Paric, Carleton University Nigel E. Harris, CEO Musical Wellness

The presenters will share and show, through photographs, their journey of creating art with older adults living with dementia, in long-term care and complex continuing care settings. Also discussed will be the role of the arts in enhancing quality of life, as a form of communication when words often fail and as an important way of nurturing creative expression among older adults. Through a 'live' demonstration, conference-goers will experience first hand the uplifting energy and wellness generated by a therapeutic drumming circle made up of seniors with early dementia, and will be invited to participate in it by playing rhythm instruments supplied at their tables!

KLEZ UKE FOR BEGINNERS

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Soloway Jewish Community Centre (SJCC), 21 Nadolny Sachs Private, Ottawa, ON K2A 1R9

LEARN TO PLAY KLEZMER UKULELE! This eight lesson introductory course will have you playing klezmer ukulele before Christmas and Chanukah! A fun-filled musical experience for everyone who has ever wanted to play a string instrument. Participants must provide their own instruments either borrowed, rented or purchased. Entry level ukuleles’ (Mahalo soprano) cost about $40. Information for purchasing will be made available to registrants. Instructor: Nigel E. Harris is a local Ottawa ukulele teacher and all around music facilitator. Monday mornings 10--11am - 1 hour Session dates: Sept 11-November 6th 8 sessions Fee: $130 (participants must be members of AJA50+) Registration now at AJA50+ website: http://aja50plus.ca/?page_id=75

'HEARTS IN TUNE'- Community Singing for Early Alzheimers Participants & Their Caregivers

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Hintonburg Community Centre, 1064 Wellington St W, Ottawa, ON K1Y 2Y3 Phone:(613) 798-8874, Ottawa, ON

'HEARTS IN TUNE' If you love to sing, drum, practice mindfulness and hang out with the friendliest group of people on the planet, then this is for you! Come join us Saturdays from September 9 till December 16 (13 sessions) for this great activity that stimulates long term memory through reminiscing to well-loved songs and focused breathing. Registration ongoing - interested? Contact Nigel 613.728.5305 at info@musicalwellness.com or Lyse at 613.355.9234

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