Explore, Learn, and Create at Home
As part of our Education and Outreach programming, we invite you and your family to explore, learn, and create with us from the comfort of your home with these free digital materials.
Massey Hall Sound Museum | Online Streaming Tutorial | Colouring Sheets |
The Lullaby Project | Explore the Archives | Songwriting Competition
Massey Hall Sound Museum
Explore the Massey Hall Sound Museum where there are over 100 sounds available online to listen to, remix, and re-use.
Download accompanying Parent and Teacher Resource Guides for at-home learning, including tips on how to download the sounds, import them into DAWs (Digital Audio Workstations) like SoundTrap, and manipulate them to create your own music and beats.
- Download Teacher Resource Guide
- Download Parent Resource/At-home Activity Guide
- Read “Massey Hall's sound museum makes quarantine fun” – Now Magazine
- Listen to "Cates Park" written by Himalayan Bear using six sounds from the Museum including “Band walking from dressing room” and “closing balcony seats.” Can you find them all?
Send your creations to firstname.lastname@example.org to have your song featured on our Sound Museum playlist.
Online Streaming – An Audio/Video Tutorial from Peter Katz
After doing his own deep-dive into how best to stream audio/visual for his online concerts, JUNO Nominated singer-songwriter Peter Katz (who is also part of Massey Hall’s Artist Development program) shares his knowledge in this tutorial for artists, speakers and anyone else looking to broadcast high quality audio and video online.
Printable Massey Hall Colourings Sheets
Fill your days at home with colour and music with our free, printable Massey Hall colouring pages! Colour our iconic neon sign, the building, or draw yourself on the stage. Want to share your child’s (or your own) creations? Post it on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #mhcolouring so we can share in the fun.
- Download and print Massey Hall colouring sheets
Listen to Uplifting Lullabies
The Lullaby Project, part of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall’s Education and Outreach programming and in partnership with Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute, pairs parents and parents-to-be with professional artists to create a bespoke lullaby. Since 2017, we’ve worked with Jessie’s – The June Callwood Centre for Young Women, to help their participants create songs full of vulnerability and love.
- Stream lullabies on Soundcloud and YouTube.
- Learn more about The Lullaby Project.
Explore the Archives
Explore the archives of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall, including historic timelines and archival photos.
- View the Massey Hall Archive
- View the Roy Thomson Hall Archive
Youth Songwriting Competition - Top 10 Entries
The Youth Musician Commission (YMC) of Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall presents their first-ever composition contest. The Youth Composition Competition is designed for youth by youth, to discover and encourage young musicians to explore the process of music making.
- Learn more about the YMC
- Listen to the Top Ten song entries