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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

EventRegionLocationDateCost($)
Celestial Blue: Halifax
Celestial Blue: Halifax
AtlanticThe Music Room, 6181 Lady Hammond Rd., Halifax, NS22 Feb 201725
Shelley and Pepe Romero
Shelley and Pepe Romero
OntarioNAC Southam Hall, Ottawa23 Feb 201725 and up
Zorn Zorn Zorn
Zorn Zorn Zorn
Prairie Leacock Theatre, Mount Royal University, 4825 Mount Royal Gate Southwest, Calgary, AB T3E 6K624 Feb 201718-25
Symphony Storyteller
Symphony Storyteller
OntarioCapitol Centre 150 Main Street East, North Bay, ON P1B 1A825 Feb 201743
Canadian Connections V
Canadian Connections V
PrairieAll Saints' Anglican Cathedral 10035 103 St NW, Edmonton, AB26 Feb 201725-30
Of Bow and Breath
Of Bow and Breath
OntarioCanadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph Street02 Mar 201710 student/senior/arts worker, $15 general

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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.