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from British Columbia
on September 19, 2014

CMC BC Region / Vancouver New Music
Installation: At The Edge Of Wilderness

A sound-slide installation about ghost towns in British Columbia created by composer Hildegard Westerkamp and photographer Florence Debeugny.

Opening reception: September 26, 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Special performance by...

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on September 19, 2014

The Canadian Music Centre (Ontario Region) and the Ontario Band Association are presenting the second installment of the Wind Composition project, a collaborative workshop that stimulates greater interest in contemporary Canadian educational band repertoire. This two-part project will allow Canadian composers,...

from National
on September 18, 2014

"Iranian-Canadian Composers of Toronto, (ICOT) is pleased to announce its first call for scores for their performance as part of the Canadian Music Centre’s On The 13th Series in June of 2015. Composers from across Canada will have the opportunity to have their works performed in this series at the Canadian Music...

from National
on September 18, 2014

"...A rare treat is in store next May when tabla specialist Ed Hanley performs Sri Lankan composer Dinuk Wijeratne’s Concerto for Tabla and Orchestra. It is programmed alongside Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite and Mendelssohn’s gorgeous Symphony No. 4 “Italian.”

The season will end as it begins with an Intimate...

from National
on September 18, 2014

Bramwell Tovey to leave symphony in good hands

"Breaking news always steals a march over business as usual. Thus, the surprise announcement last week that the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s much respected President and CEO Jeff Alexander is moving to head the renowned Chicago Symphony has...

from National
on September 18, 2014

"CAMPBELLFORD - Westben is opening its doors to a new fall series celebrating Canadian music.

The Tapestry Opera Company, direct from the Distillery District in Toronto, will present short excerpts of current Canadian operas, at the new Clock Tower Cultural Centre in Campbellford on Saturday, Sept. 20 at 2 p...

from National
on September 18, 2014

75th Edition
November 18 to 22, 2014
WOODWINDS, BRASS, VOICE

Since its creation in 1940, the OSM Standard Life Competition has helped launch the careers of some 300 prizewinners onto the national and international scene. It has succeeded in attracting prestigious partners and jury members of...

from Prairie
on September 17, 2014

"I'm excited to share with you that today Shawn Mativetsky is issuing my composition Something to Say, for tabla, spoken word, and fixed media, as his first digital release. Composing this piece felt like a crazy, risky, difficult process, but I am proud of the end result. Something to Say is dedicated to Shawn,...

from National
on September 17, 2014

"Commissioned by Royal Winnipeg Ballet artistic director André Lewis, a full-length musical score will debut with the RWB’s newest creation, Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation on Oct 1.

from National
on September 16, 2014

"Nonclassical Global (26 November) is the closing event of our 10 year anniversary festival. To celebrate, we’re launching a competition to compose a new work for an intercontinental ensemble linked by live global streaming.