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from National
on September 24, 2018

"Ann Southam cut her compositional teeth making electronic music, back in the 60's when it was called "tape music," and by 1966 she was teaching electroacoustic composition. You'd think the gap between those days and when I was taking electronic composition courses would have been enough time for the academic music...

from National
on September 4, 2018

"For the opening column of the new season, I thought I’d take a look at two new CDs being released by the prolific and virtuosic Canadian pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico. The first CD, Soundspinning, offers a series of older works composed by her friend and colleague, the late Ann Southam. It will be released...

from National
on August 29, 2018

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from National
on August 7, 2018

Newfoundland-born composer looks to Indigenous artists and Shanawdithit's sketches for inspiration

"You could say that when it comes to composing music, Dean Burry likes to take his time. Work on his latest opera, based on the life of Shanawdithit, began 23 years ago while he was in...

from National
on August 7, 2018

The Canadian League of Composers/La Ligue Canadienne des Compositeurs and the Canadian Music Centre (CMC) are pleased to announce Janice Isabel Jackson as the winner of the 2018...

from National
on August 1, 2018

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from National
on July 17, 2018

"R. Murray Schafer will celebrate his 85th birthday this summer and to get the festivities started, Vancouver Chamber Choir and Jon Washburn will present Schafer/85: A Birthday Spectacular, a concert tribute to the great Canadian composer.

Three major choral works by Schafer will be featured. Scroll down for...

from National
on July 9, 2018

We are thrilled to announce that the CMC (20 St. Joseph Street, Toronto) has re-opened to the public. Please note that our main entrance remains temporarily unavailable and the building is accessible through the lower entrance. Thank you for your patience during this time!

If you have any questions,...

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,...