Geneviève Cimon is the Director of Music Education at the National Arts Centre, where she leads and oversees 40 unique programs in young artist training, teacher enrichment, youth and family programming, adult learning, community engagement, and music education advocacy on both national and international scales.
Among her accomplishments include the development of a community-based music and engagement program in Nunavut, that pairs Indigenous artists with orchestral musicians in Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan and the development of innovative teaching resources that are made freely available online and have been downloaded over a million times. Most recently, she led the organization of over 250 education and community engagement events as the NAC Orchestra toured the country to celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial.
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