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from Ontario
on November 13, 2012

New Music For Young Musicians is a project of the CMC that commissions new works for student musicians. The Norman Burgess Fund is a particular stream of NMFYM committed to new string repertoire. CMC Associate Composers affiliated with the Ontario region are invited to propose new solo and duo string works to be...

from National
on November 6, 2012

The Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard University, founded by the late Paul Fromm in the fifties, has been located at Harvard University since 1972. Over the course of its existence, the Fromm Foundation has commissioned over 300 new compositions and their performances, and has sponsored hundreds of new music...

from Ontario
on November 6, 2012

"Award-winning, Ottawa-born composer/conductor Brian Current has had his works performed and broadcast in over 35 countries. His honours include a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Barlow Prize for Orchestral Music, and Italy’s Premio Fedora Award for his chamber opera Airline Icarus.
The Premio prize led to a fully...

from National
on November 6, 2012

Currently home to the Canadian Music Centre, this house boasts a history with the local art scene dating back to the 1890s.

"Creating more space within a heritage building can be tricky, especially if plans outlining previous changes are unavailable. When the Canadian Music Centre wanted to open up its main...

from Ontario
on November 5, 2012

"In the Catholic tradition, a requiem is a mass for the dead: A solemn ritual that uses music and poetry to lift the souls of those who have passed and comfort relatives and loved ones left behind among the living. Suzanne Steele, the first poet ever chosen to be part of the Canadian Forces’ Artists Program,...

from Ontario
on November 5, 2012

"Canadian composer Murray Schafer shares a birth year with Glenn Gould, and there are many other similarities between these two iconoclastic Canadian musicians – a love of the outdoors, a desire for sonic peace amidst an ecologically monstrous modern environment. Schafer’s 80th birthday is celebrated by one of...

from National
on November 5, 2012

A concert of electroacoustic music this weekend (28 October), inspired by renowned, mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing is to be held at the University of Manchester where he taught.

"The concert celebrates the centenary of Alan Turing, who joined The University of Manchester in 1948 where he...

from British Columbia
on November 5, 2012

"Eve Egoyan and Walter Prossnitz, two Victoria-born pianists with international careers, perform this weekend in concert for hometown audiences. In the process they're renewing relationships with the University of Victoria and the Victoria Conservatory of Music.

from British Columbia
on November 5, 2012

"Try as one might, there isn’t much to recommend about a Vancouver November: rain, cold, and dark are the order of the day. But Vancouver’s mainstream concert season fills this dreary month with an assortment of bright musical splendours. Can it be that November will trump our summer festival season for events of...

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on November 5, 2012

"Iqaluit music lovers in Iqaluit can experience the sounds of some of Canada’s finest musicians Oct. 27, when the Ottawa-based National Arts Centre orchestra plays a concert Oct. 27 at Nakasuk School.

It’s the first time that the NAC orchestra will visit Nunavut, in a project called “Year of the North,”...