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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.

Become a Member

  • 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

Instruments of Happiness- GroundSwell
Instruments of Happiness- GroundSwell
PrairieWest End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3B 1Z829 Mar 201713.50-24.50
Madawaska Quartet
Madawaska Quartet
OntarioThe Music Gallery, 197 John St., Toronto31 Mar 201720 Regular | $10 Members/Students | $15 Advance at musicgallery.org
Music at Memorial : Andrew Staniland
Music at Memorial : Andrew Staniland
AtlanticMemorial University Chamber Orchestra, D.F. Cook Recital Hall, St. John's31 Mar 201715 - $20
Getting to the Root: Writing For Traditional Chinese Instruments
Getting to the Root: Writing For Traditional Chinese Instruments
OntarioCanadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph Street01 Apr 2017(FREE)
Classical Nominees' Showcase - Vitrine des catégories classiques
Classical Nominees' Showcase - Vitrine des catégories classiques
OntarioDominion-Chalmers United Church 355, rue Cooper, Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0G801 Apr 2017PWYC / contribution volontaire!
Beethoven Violin Concerto
Beethoven Violin Concerto
OntarioRoy Thomson Hall 60 Simcoe St Toronto, ON M5J 2H501 Apr 201739.75 and up

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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.