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May 02, 2013 14:02 ET

Media Advisory/Music Monday 2013: Astronaut Chris Hadfield to Sing with Students Live from Space in a Coast-to-Coast Concert

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 2, 2013) - For his final live connection with Earth before returning home, Canadian Space Agency (CSA) Astronaut Chris Hadfield will sing along with hundreds of students gathered at the Ontario Science Centre for Music Monday. They will perform I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing), a song Hadfield co-wrote with Ed Robertson of the Barenaked Ladies, which was commissioned by the Coalition for Music Education and CBC Music.

Hadfield will be joined by hundreds of thousands of students across Canada taking part in Music Monday to raise awareness about the importance of music education; please use this interactive map to locate the participating schools near you.

CSA Astronaut Jeremy Hansen will be present on-site and will moderate the students' questions to Commander Hadfield. For a complete program of the performances, please visit the Music Monday website.

Media representatives are invited to attend the event.

Journalists who cannot be on-site can watch the live webcast on the CSA website.

Date: Monday, May 6, 2013
Time: Event - 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EDT)
I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing) performance with Hadfield - 12:30 p.m. (EDT)
What: Many performances by local artists
Live performance with Chris Hadfield and schools across Canada
Who: Holly Nimmons, Executive Director, Coalition for Music Education
Commander Chris Hadfield, CSA Astronaut (from space)
Dr. Hooley McLaughlin,Vice-President, Science Experience and Chief Science Officer, Ontario Science Centre
Jeremy Hansen, CSA Astronaut (on site)
Where: Ontario Science Centre
Procter & Gamble Great Hall
770 Don Mills Road
Toronto, ON, M3C 1T3

For further information:

Visit the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) website

Visit MusicMakesUs, The Coalition for Music Education website

Visit the Ontario Science Centre website

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