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MISSION: The Canadian Music Centre is the catalyst that connects you to the ever-evolving world of Canadian musical creation through performance, education and promotion.

PURPOSE: The CMC provides unique resources for exploring, discovering, and performing Canadian music. We are passionate about nurturing a musical community that honours our legacy and supports the professional development of Canadian musicians and composers.

VISION: The CMC inspires fresh perspectives, celebrates inventive composers, and provides transformative experiences. We champion artistic diversity and embrace Canada’s rich cultural heritage in creative centres across the country and internationally.

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Upcoming Events

EventRegionLocationDateCost($)
Somewhere There Creative Music Festival
Somewhere There Creative Music Festival
OntarioThe Tranzac, Toronto25 Feb 201815/10
Leap of Faith
Leap of Faith
PrairieBella Concert Hall, Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts, Mount Royal University (4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary)25 Feb 201835 (general) / $30 (seniors) / $25 (students)
Somewhere There Creative Music Festival
Somewhere There Creative Music Festival
OntarioThe Tranzac, Toronto25 Feb 201815/10
Toronto Winds Present | Ontario Pictures
Toronto Winds Present | Ontario Pictures
OntarioHope United Church, 2550 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON27 Feb 2018Student/Senior - $10, Adult - $20
Squeeeeque by Alexis O'Hara (interactive exhibit)
Squeeeeque by Alexis O'Hara (interactive exhibit)
OntarioNAISA North Media Arts Centre
106 Ottawa Ave
South River, ON,01 Mar 2018free
Two Hours Early, Ten Minutes Late + Mars People: Hommage à la musique de Ken Aldcroft
Two Hours Early, Ten Minutes Late + Mars People: Hommage à la musique de Ken Aldcroft
QuébecCafé Résonance, Montréal02 Mar 2018--

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The Canadian Music Centre's activities are made possible though the generous support of the following:

  • Supporter: Canada Council for the Arts Logo
  • Supporter: Socan Foundation Logo
  • Supporter: Factor
  • Supporter: Canadian Heritage Logo

  • Supporter: Alberta Arts Foundation
  • Supporter: British Columbia Arts Council
  • Supporter: Conseil des arts et des lettres Québec
  • Supporter: Ontario Arts Council
  • Supporter: Ontario Media Development Corporation
  • Supporter: Ontario Trilium Foundation

  • Supporter: Toronto Arts Council
  • Supporter: City of Vancouver
  • Supporter: Calgary Arts Development
  • Supporter: Calgary Foundation
  • Supporter: Conseil des arts de Montréal
  • Supporter: Vancouver Foundation
  • Supporter: Telus
  • Supporter: Deux Mille Foundation
  • Supporter: CBC Music

We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage (Canadian Music Fund) and of Canada's Private radio broadcasters.