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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.
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Upcoming Events

EventRegionLocationDateCost($)
Ex Tempore, CD Release Concert
Ex Tempore, CD Release Concert
AtlanticThe Music Room, 6181 Lady Hammond Rd., Halifax, NS20 May 2018Free
Gordian Knot
Gordian Knot
PrairieHope Lutheran Church (3527 Boulton Road NW, Calgary)20 May 201825 (general) / $20 (students/seniors) / FREE (children 12 and under)
Vancouver Symphony on Tour
Vancouver Symphony on Tour
PrairieCentennial Concert Hall, 555 Main St, Winnipeg, MB R3B 1C323 May 2018--
Fireside Quintet: Nielsen, Estacio, and Sharman
Fireside Quintet: Nielsen, Estacio, and Sharman
British ColumbiaCMC Vancouver Creative Hub- 837 Davie St 25 May 201815-35
Harmony of the Spheres
Harmony of the Spheres
PrairieTELUS Spark Calgary (220 St. Georges Drive NE, Calgary) 25 May 201820 (general) / $15 (students/seniors) / FREE (children 12 and under)
Lineage - A Piano Recital (Deborah Grimmett, piano)
Lineage - A Piano Recital (Deborah Grimmett, piano)
OntarioErnest Balmer Studio (9 Trinity Road #316), Toronto, ON25 May 201820 adults, $10 students & seniors

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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.