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Your Source for Canadian Music

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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  • Are you a performer, conductor, educator, student, ensemble, organization? If you're interested in Canadian music, join as a Community Member.
  • Are you a professional Canadian composer? Apply to become an Associate Composer.

Upcoming Events

EventRegionLocationDateCost($)
To Music! Celebrating 40 years of singing
To Music! Celebrating 40 years of singing
PrairieRiver Park Church (3818 – 14A Street SW, Calgary)25 May 201915 (adults/seniors) / FREE (students & children 12 and under)
Regent Park Song Book Premieres
Regent Park Song Book Premieres
OntarioToronto, Daniel Spectrum Hall (585 Dundas E)30 May 2019Free
Prehistoric Ligeti / Classical Context
Prehistoric Ligeti / Classical Context
OntarioCanadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St., Toronto, ON, M4Y 1J931 May 201920
Toronto Messiaen Ensemble "Portrait of a Friendship"
Toronto Messiaen Ensemble
OntarioToronto/ Canadian Music Centre (20 St. Joseph Street, Toronto ON M4J 1Y9)01 Jun 2019Free (Admission by donation)

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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.