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on May 17, 2012

The heart and soul of Tapestry’s Creative Development Programme is the Composer-Librettist Laboratory. For most composers and writers the artistic process is a solitary one. This unique programme has been carefully honed for composers and writers to test, exercise and develop their collaborative writing and...

from National
on May 17, 2012

Toronto, May 16—The SOCAN Foundation is pleased to announce that it has established the SOCAN Foundation Charitable Fund (the Fund) at Tides Canada Foundation. The purpose of the Fund is to support charitable activities benefiting music creators and music publishers across Canada.

from National
on May 16, 2012

"...If you haven’t listened to CBC’s new service, you should. It’s a good example of why the new media based on the internet eclipses traditional music sources such as iPods and radio.

The service offers 40 web radio stations. Ten of these are devoted to classical music, including a channel dedicated to...

from National
on May 15, 2012

"UKZN's Howard College campus will come alive with the cool sounds of jazz when it hosts a Youth Music Festival from this weekend.

The programme includes a workshop by top musicians Debbie Mari and Neil Gonsalves and an international element featuring Paraguay Primeval led by Canadian-based pianist and...

from Ontario
on May 15, 2012

"Blockbuster Beethoven with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony and the Gryphon Trio

“The Gryphon Trio is one of the best ensembles in the world, consistently making music of rare excellence.” - The Globe & Mail

from Ontario
on May 14, 2012

Canada’s leading organization for aspiring young musicians who are serious about pursuing a professional career, the National Youth Orchestra Canada (NYOC), has named James O'Callaghan as its 2012-2013 Emerging Composer-in-Residence.

Mr. O’Callaghan, a promising young composer and sound-artist praised for...

from Ontario
on May 14, 2012

"To perform her most recent piece of music, Ontario composer Abigail Richardson will rely on the strings, the brass and the organ, as well as a pile of ceramic tiles. The tiles, just the regular kitchen-bathroom variety, make a sharp noise when scraped against each other, rather like a skate blade cutting across...

from Ontario
on May 11, 2012

"Choreographer James Kudelka has, with the help of Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie, composer Rodney Sharman, librettist Alex Poch-Goldin and some very capable singers and musicians, captured the heart-wrenching desolation found at the heart of Edith Wharton’s 1905 social drama, The House of Mirth.

Rendering...

from Prairie
on May 11, 2012

"After a year-long, rich bounty of story ballets, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet returned to what it has always done best: offering an eclectic program of mixed repertoire with something for every ballet devotee. The season-closer Pure Ballet, featuring five contemporary works -- including three RWB premières -- opened...

from National
on May 11, 2012

Aventa Ensemble is currently accepting submissions for its September 2012 Composer Workshop (Sept. 5 – 9). This workshop, designed to benefit student and emerging composers, has no age restriction and is open to all nationalities. Participants will have the opportunity of working extensively with composers...