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Canadian Music Centre’s Composers at the 2015 JUNO Awards

Canadian Music Centre’s Composers at the 2015 JUNO Awards

mars 20, 2015
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MARCH 19, 2015, HAMILTON, ON – Canadian Music Centre (Centrediscs), is pleased to announce that Airline Icarus (Naxos), by Canadian Composer Brian Current has been awarded “Classical Composition of the Year” at the 2015 JUNO Awards. The awards were held in Hamilton on March 14th.

The Canadian Music Centre would also like to congratulate all of the nominees for the 2015 JUNO Award in the Classical Composition of the Year category: Composers John Estacio (A Concert for New York, Independent), Gordon Fitzell (Magister Ludi, Centrediscs), Alice Ping Yee Ho (Glistening Pianos, Centrediscs) and Jacques Hétu (Complete Chamber Works for Strings, Naxos nominated posthumously). All of the nominees are Associate Composers of the Canadian Music Centre.

For the full list of nominations, please click here.

On Saturday, March 15th, the Canadian Music Centre hosted the seventh-annual Classical nominees’ showcase at the Rock on Locke in Hamilton. This event featured performances representing five nominees across three classical categories. The CMC presented this showcase, hosted by CBC Radio 2 host Tom Allen, in partnership with the JUNOFest and CBC Music.

About the Canadian Music Centre
The Canadian Music Centre, established in 1959, oversees the music of the largest community of professional Canadian composers. The CMC offers on-demand publishing, extensive outreach events and marketing through its five Regional Centres and is easily accessible through its extensive interactive website. CMC also promotes the work of its Associate Composers through its five lending libraries of more than 23,000 scores and 14,000 related archival recordings plus some 1,400 commercially recorded CD titles. Connect with the Canadian Music Centre at musiccentre.ca, on Facebook (Canadian Music Centre) and on Twitter (@cmcnational).

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For further information, please contact:
Allegra Young
Director of Communications and Centrediscs
Phone: 416-961-6601 x 304
Email: ayoung@musiccentre.ca

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Compositions Apparentées : Airline Icarus