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TEDxIBYork - Cawthra Park Secondary School Chamber Choir

The Cawthra Park S.S. Chamber Choir was awarded first place in the Youth Choir category of the CBC National Choral Competition in May 2008. Led by TED devotee Bob Anderson, the choir is an auditioned group of 45 extraordinary singers drawn from Cawthra's 385-voice concert choir, The Ritz. Bob says the choir will delight your ears with a high-energy satiric jab at prejudice. Bring it on!Cawthra Park S.S. in Mississauga hosts one of two Regional Arts Programs in the Peel District School Board. At Cawthra, they believe that all who participate in the arts develop self-esteem, confidence in communication and a keen sense of social and cultural awareness -- all characteristics that strengthen students' choices, in whatever walk of life. About 320 music students participate in 12 instrumental and vocal ensembles under the direction of six music teachers.About TEDxIn the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TED has created a program called TEDx.TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is call TEDxGeneva, where x=independently organized TED event. At our TEDxGeneva event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events, including ours, are self-organized.
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