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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...

from National
on April 26, 2018

"Toronto-based jazz violinist Aline Homzy is curating a concert on Saturday night (28 April) at the Canadian Music Centre. Why, you may ask, is this noteworthy? This performance, titled “The Smith Sessions Presents: Bitches Brew,” will feature...

from National
on April 19, 2018

The team of librettist and composer find the music in a hit play

"For the record, there is a new overcoat. When you are reimagining one of the country’s most beloved theatre works as an opera, it’s only fitting to reinvent its central costume piece—the flowing garment that drives the action...

from National
on April 18, 2018

Yellowknife composer and performer Carmen Braden will host a new series of concerts in Yellowknife, saying her city is “increasingly on the map” for musicians.

"Braden’s company, Black Ice Sound, confirmed its opening event in a news release on Monday.

Edmonton Symphony Orchestra...

from Ontario
on April 18, 2018

The Canadian Music Centre is collaborating with artist and organizer Matt Horrigan to present a concert of works for subwoofers. Composers of any age and nationality are invited to submit electronic music that has been created for subwoofers—1-4 channels of audio. Half of the program will consist of a new...

from National
on April 13, 2018

"Many things can be said about the music of Claude Vivier, but one thing is certain: No one who hears it is quite the same afterward. Vivier, who would have turned 70 on April 14th, is a unique figure in music. Orphaned as a baby, he attended Catholic boarding school and later the Conservatoire de musique du Québec...

from Ontario
on April 10, 2018

The Canadian Music Centre joins with music community in mourning the loss of Associate Composer Robert Rosen. Born in Melfort, Saskatchewan, Rosen received his music degree from the University of Alberta where he studied with Malcom Forsyth and Violet Archer. His prairie heritage and mountain roots in western...