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from National
on July 9, 2018

Governor General Announces 105 New Appointments to the Order of Canada

David Trent Jaeger, C.M.
Toronto, Ontario

"For being at the forefront of Canadian music creation, performance and promotion, notably through his broadcasts, and for having fostered a generation of musicians...

from British Columbia
on July 3, 2018

"In a rare July concert offering, Vancouver Chamber Choir has devoted a program to Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer, who celebrates his 85th birthday on July 18.

Schafer is one of Canada’s artistic treasures. The choir has a long-standing relationship with Schafer and his music through concerts,...

from National
on June 25, 2018

"Chance encounters can turn into deep experiences.

That’s been the case for Toronto composer Stephanie Martin. In 2015, years after working as the music director at Calvin Presbyterian Church on Delisle Ave., she noticed a First World War plaque in honour of a nurse who had been killed just a few months...

from National
on June 25, 2018

"Vancouver composer Jocelyn Morlock has received the Jan V. Matejcek New Classical Music Award.

The prize for a top composer in contemporary-classical music was handed out on June 18 as part of the 2018 SOCAN Awards.

from National
on June 18, 2018

"PITMAN, Walter George "The arts are, above all, how we express the finest elements of our humanity – our understanding, our compassion, our caring, and our love." Walter was a remarkable man who led a remarkable life. Keen, vibrant, and insatiably curious, he supported the arts, social justice, environment, and...

from National
on June 14, 2018

Due to plumbing issues the Canadian Music Centre will be closed to the public until further notice. We hope it will be resolved in less than 10 days.

Online purchase orders, rental requests for performances and loans will still be available, but may take longer to process and ship, as staff will have reduced...

from National
on June 14, 2018

Open Call for Submissions from Composers

TorQ Percussion Quartet (Toronto, ON) is once again pleased to announce the 2018 edition of
the TorQ Percussion Seminar Composition Competition being run in conjunction with this
summer’s TorQ Percussion Seminar (July 28 – August 5) in...

from National
on May 8, 2018

"PS Guelph, ArtsEverywhere.ca, IICSI, and the Canadian Music Centre are excited to announce the winner...

from National
on May 4, 2018

Every year, the Friends of Canadian Music Award honours those who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment, on a national scale, to Canadian composers and their music. The Canadian Music...

from National
on April 30, 2018

'I was surrounded by people who were listening all the time' says Hildegard Westerkamp

"A Vancouver-based composer says the 50th anniversary of a seminal B.C. project in the field of audio soundscapes should be celebrated.

"We're so used to designing an environment for the eye, but we...