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The Avenue Road Music and Performance Academy, home of the Gordon Lightfoot Concert Hall, is a Registered Charity creating access for people of all ages and backgrounds to the joys of learning and playing music.  In the last year before his passing, Gordon Lightfoot generously donated his personal Steinway Grand piano to support the Academy’s mission.
In honour of Dr. Chuck Chakrapani’s 80th birthday, the Academy sponsors the Top 80 over 80 Award to Canadians age 80 and better who continue to pursue music education and performance as a lifelong passion.  
As a significant financial supporter to the Academy, Corbin Forensics encourages clients and colleagues to contribute to one of the Academy’s many fine programs and bursary funds made available by the Academy at

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Examples of past beneficiaries include:

Tom Patterson Theatre Centre, Stratford Festival - A new theatre dedicated to local hero, Tom Patterson, who by daring to dream changed the face of his country and the economy of his hometown in 1952 when he established a 6-week Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Ontario. 

The Research and Learning Tower, SickKids Foundation - For the first time, a public face for SickKids Research Institute, bringing together 2,000 scientists and staff.  The building showcases the incredible depth and breadth of research being conducted by the Hospital to improve child health through prevention, better cures, and early detection of childhood disease.   

Drop It And Drive (DIAD), Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) - An essential education program focused on preventing distraction-related road user fatalities and injuries. DIAD delivers corporate seminars that are customized to the environment, features and context of your specific workplace. DIAD works with employers to make the workplace safer and protect the health of their workforce.

Phil and Eli Taylor Performance Academy for Young Artists, Royal Conservatory - Program created for extraordinary young musicians aged eight to eighteen. Built on the philosophy that young talent, when properly nurtured and expertly trained, can become exceptional. This comprehensive program has developed the performance skills, musicianship, and academic excellence of its students, creating artists, teachers, and cultural leaders.

IP Osgoode at Osgoode Hall Law School - An independent and authoritative voice which explores legal issues at the intersection of intellectual property (IP) and technology. It provides a balanced and objective research, a wide array of learning opportunities for law students, and ultimately, act as a facilitator for the flourishment of a knowledge-based society in Canada.

"You can imagine your kind support is worth a great deal to us; it truly makes a difference in our ability to present outstanding theater and inspire young and old alike to embrace this life affirming art form."
Cynthia Young
Major Gifts Manager, Stratford Shakespeare Festival