What People Are Saying
"The children are engaged totally by the story and the music...The artistic values are very high - the music is professionally performed, and the narrative delivered by a well respected Canadian voice actor. "
— Eileen Keown, General Manager of the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra
"“once the show began, you could have heard a pin drop. The young audience was mesmerized by the story, told with words and music, of a 310-year-old violin. The kids sat entranced throughout the first-ever symphony orchestra production of Peggy's Violin,” "
— Mississauga News Nov 29,2012
"The combination of oral storytelling, music, and visuals on the large screen was very effective. I liked the way the music was playing underneath the narrators’ voices the whole time and how the music matched the tone of their voices. "
— Maria Nightingale
"“The children were really impressed and their imagination was captured. …wonderful creativity in the writing……we really liked the way the language is used in all its richness, giving the children all the proper words, regardless of their size"
— Elizabeth Szekeres teacher at Tall Pines School
"“Finally! Someone has looked into the crystal ball and seen the future of music education. ....It’s a clever demonstration of the ancient art of story telling at its best. Bravo! This is what happens when you put the critical mass of committed, passionate and like-minded people together. "
— Alex Baran
"The students were completely engaged. The wonderful playing and high quality of performance. The quality of the narration was superb. The students were shown a brilliant reading voice , filled with expression, brilliance, and a sense of wonder. "
— Keith E. Scott (teacher)