Header - Services

News

Latest News

from British Columbia
on July 26, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 26, 2016

The Canadian Music Centre in BC Expands with Opening of First Branch on Vancouver Island

A new satellite of the long-established Vancouver office, the new Victoria Creative Hub will host unique pedagogical library of Canadian music, offering free instructional...

from National
on July 26, 2016

Call for Scores 2016

YCE is pleased to announce its first annual call for scores. Two pieces will be chosen to be performed in Yokohama, Japan, on 1 October 2016.

Guidelines

Submission deadline is 31 August 2016, 23:59 Japan standard time (14:59 GMT).

...

from National
on July 25, 2016

"Elektra Women's Choir has just announced its 30th anniversary season, and it includes a gala concert featuring soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian.

The choir joins voices with the Canadian star as part of a special International Women's Day concert on March 8 next year. On the program at the Chan Centre for the...

from National
on July 25, 2016

Electronic Music Composition Contest

First prize: $500 cash, a composer profile in Musicworks (print and online), and your composition released on the Musicworks CD.

Second prize: $200 cash and composer coverage on musicworks.ca.

Third prize: $100 cash and composer coverage on musicworks.ca....

from National
on July 21, 2016

1967 Recast: Call for proposals
Deadline: August 31, 2016

1967 saw a massive investment in the commissioning of new concert music in Canada and the Canadian Music Centre played a significant role in bringing these works to life. Many offered reflections on that unique...

from National
on July 21, 2016

"Talk about a remix.

The innovative Afiara String Quartet has teamed up with four different Canadian composers who have produced a dozen new compositions.

That would be ambitious enough, but then that music was handed it to DJ Skratch Bastid, who took the music out for a spin.

You’d think the...

from National
on July 18, 2016

Thirteen Strings and guests

"Martha Graham claimed that the only real sin was mediocrity. Happily, this transgression wasn’t on the menu at the “Seven Deadly Sins” closing gala of Music and Beyond 2016, featuring Thirteen Strings and guests.

Each sin was represented by compositions...

from National
on July 18, 2016

"...Nearly 30 years ago, Toronto composer John Oswald anticipated these questions around authorship, originality, and copyright that we're still grappling with today, with his controversial work Plunderphonic. "Plunderphonics" is the term he created in a 1985 essay on the subject to describe his technique of...

from British Columbia
on July 6, 2016

Cathy Fern Lewis
June 28th, 2016

Just returned from my favorite wonder full, wild, woolly and weird Festival Casse-Tête, where extraordinary concerts, workshops, and panel discussions abound.

I attended with Rodney Sharman who facilitated a performance of Martin Bartlett’s important work ‘Five...

from National
on July 4, 2016

From Expo 67 to a UFO landing pad, over 2,000 projects helped modernize the country

"As Canada celebrates its 149th birthday, the nation's last mega-birthday bash — for its centennial in 1967 — continues to have a lasting legacy.

How could we forget? The federal government spent $85...