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from National
on January 30, 2018

Tommy Banks 1937 - 2018

The CMC joins with the music community to mourn the loss of Associate Composer and former Senator Tommy Banks, O.C., who has passed away in Edmonton at age 81 of leukemia. Jazz pianist, and Music Director for the Olympic and Commonwealth Games, he was a frequent guest...

from National
on January 29, 2018

JANUARY 29, 2018, TORONTO, ON - Centrediscs, the recording label of the Canadian Music Centre, is thrilled to announce that one of its releases have been nominated for a 2018 East Coast Music Award. In Sonorous Falling Tones (CMCCD 23917), featuring the music of...

from National
on January 29, 2018

Professor and composer looks back on 27 years teaching

"On Jan. 21, The Isabel held a concert honouring Marjan Mozetich life’s work.

Over his 45-year career in music, the Canadian composer has won several awards and written some of the most popular, bestselling Canadian contemporary...

from National
on January 22, 2018

"He was a Renaissance man transplanted into the 21st century.

Michael Purves-Smith, who had been suffering from cancer when he died Saturday at the age of 72, was a modest person with an extraordinary collection of talents and interests.

Many knew him as former artistic director of the Wellington...

from Ontario
on January 19, 2018

The Canadian Music Centre joins with the music community to mourn the death of Canadian composer and CMC Associate Composer, Michael Purves-Smith (1945-2018). An ongoing contributor to the former CMC Notations magazine, he was also involved in the evaluation and grading of wind repertoire in the CMC collection. A...

from Québec
on January 18, 2018

The Canadian Music Centre is saddened to learn of the death of Associate Composer François Morel (1926-2018). One of the most important Québec composers in the period following the war, he was internationally recognized as a composer, teacher, and conductor. He also worked at Radio-Canada for many years. His music...

from National
on January 18, 2018

Vocalypse Productions is accepting applications for:

Opera From Scratch 2018

A one week long opera program for Singers and Composers (August 12th – 19th, 2018)

Application deadline is March 30th, 2018

from National
on January 12, 2018

"Is everything old new again? The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s New Music Festival suggests so. Over the course of five days, there’s a strong old/new thread running through the 2018 programming.

Central to the enterprise is the VSO’s popular composer-in-residence Jocelyn Morlock..."


from National
on January 9, 2018

Canadian Women Composers Project addresses the catch-22

"When you hear a piece of music, you will have one of two reactions. You will either like it enough to listen to it again, or you won’t. You might like the melody, the harmony, or the way the poetry makes you feel. Then again, you might...

from Ontario
on January 8, 2018

Introducing the EQ Women in Electronic Music Participants for 2018