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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($)
Mr. Ho’s Orchestrotica
Mr. Ho’s Orchestrotica
PrairieStudio 96 10909 96 Street Edmonton, AB19 Oct 2017--
Calgary New Music Festival: Meitar Ensemble
Calgary New Music Festival: Meitar Ensemble
PrairieEckhardt-Gramatté Hall - Rozsa Centre, University Dr. NW, Calgary, AB19 Oct 201718 - 25
Calgary New Music Festival: Meitar Ensemble
Calgary New Music Festival: Meitar Ensemble
PrairieEckhardt-Gramatté Hall - Rozsa Centre, University Dr. NW, Calgary, AB19 Oct 201718 - 25
A Tribute to Maureen Forrester
A Tribute to Maureen Forrester
OntarioRoy Thomson Hall 60 Simcoe St Toronto, ON M5J 2H519 Oct 2017Single tickets go on sale July 2017.
Calgary New Music Festival: Timepoint Ensemble
Calgary New Music Festival: Timepoint Ensemble
PrairieTransAlta Pavillion, Calgary, AB20 Oct 201718 - 25
With Glowing Hearts
 With Glowing Hearts
OntarioRoy Thomson Hall 60 Simcoe St Toronto, ON M5J 2H521 Oct 2017Single tickets go on sale July 2017

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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.