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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($)
Trombone, She Wrote: Music by Canadian Women Composers
Trombone, She Wrote: Music by Canadian Women Composers
AtlanticThe Music Room, 6181 Lady Hammond Rd, Halifax, NS20 Mar 201930
Clock Radio Album Launch
Clock Radio Album Launch
OntarioCanadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph Street, Toronto23 Mar 201920
Premieres VIII
Premieres VIII
OntarioArray Space, 155 Walnut Avenue, Toronto 23 Mar 201915-20
University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra
University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra
OntarioMacMillan Theatre, University of Toronto, Toronto06 Apr 201910-$30
Fantastic Firebird
Fantastic Firebird
PrairieJack Singer Concert Hall, Arts Commons, 201 8th Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta07 Apr 201930 Adults, 24 Students and Seniors, 19 Youth, Children under 6 Free
Class Axe // Toronto
Class Axe // Toronto
OntarioCanadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph Street, Toronto08 Apr 2019(PWYC at the door)

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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.