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from National
on January 6, 2017

"The Open Waters Festival of new and improvised music, Friday through Tuesday in Halifax, includes a Symphony Nova Scotia concert and Vocalypse's new Voice Dancers female improvisation choir singing protest songs.

The Open Waters Festival of new and improvised music features 16 events in four days Friday...

from Prairie
on January 3, 2017

Michael Ducharme’s X-1 (2015) will be performed by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) led by Resident Conductor, Julian Pellicano. The concert, on Tuesday, January 31 at 7:30pm at the Centennial Concert Hall, is part of the 2017 Winnipeg New Music Festival.

“We’re thrilled Michael was chosen as the winner...

from Ontario
on December 21, 2016

CMC Associate Composer Dr. Alfred Fisher passed away on December 14, 2016 at Kingston General Hospital.

Fisher studied in the US with various teachers including David Burge, George Crumb, Douglas Moore and Owen Reed. He holds a Ph.D. in...

from National
on December 19, 2016

"Among the magnificent holdings of the Library of Congress are a number of precious historical instruments. At the top of the list are string instruments by Antonio Stradivari, the legendary luthier from Cremona. The Library of Congress’s free concert series includes a tribute to him every year, on or near the...

from National
on December 19, 2016

The Roberta Stephen Award, worth $500, offers support to a Canadian woman composer aged 36 or older for professional development such as further studies, conferences, or workshops, or composers’ festivals. The prize was created by the generous provision of composer and publisher Roberta Stephen and is administered...

from National
on December 16, 2016

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from National
on December 16, 2016

“I'M JUST GOING TO TOUCH IT ON THE TOP," SAYS CARMEN BRADEN, LOOKING AT A BLACKENED PORCUPINE-LIKE LUMP OF ICE. "WHAT I THINK WILL HAPPEN: IT'S JUST GOING TO FALL APART. READY?"

It’s May 2014, and she’s talking to a camera. Her now-husband, Eli Purchase, is filming her on the banks of the Mackenzie River in...

from National
on December 16, 2016

"As the movie business struggles with diversity and gender equality issues, there are signs of progress on the music front: At least four features being released between now and year’s end have been scored by women, and at least two are expected to be major awards contenders.

from National
on December 15, 2016

Generous benefactor and friend, Joan Chalmers, who passed away on Friday, December 2, was remembered by the Board of Directors at their meeting on Friday, December 9.

Board Chair, composer Nicolas Gilbert commented: “As one of Canada’s most dedicated arts philanthropists, Joan supported creativity in many...

from Ontario
on December 8, 2016

Musica Reflecta and the Canadian Music Centre invite you to participate in Opus: Testing, an open and safe space for artists to explore, collaborate, and create. We are pleased to be co-presenting this edition of Opus Testing with Tafelmusik,...