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from National
on January 2, 2019

John Rea, C.M.
Montréal, Quebec

For his musical creations and technical experimentations as a composer and musicologist.


Imant Karlis Raminsh, C.M.
Coldstream, British Columbia

For his contributions and achievements as a Canadian musician, conductor and composer...

from Ontario
on December 11, 2018

Happy birthday, Michael Snow! Distinguished artist and musician Michael Snow is turning 90 years old. We’re celebrating on December 12th with a party in his honour – Snow Everywhere – and everyone’s invited! Walker Court will be the site of a performance by the improvisational band CCMC, which includes Snow, Paul...

from National
on December 7, 2018

The Canadian Music Centre will be closed December 21st at 1 pm and will reopen January 2nd.


from National
on December 5, 2018

"The Canadian Opera Company Academy, a pioneering development program to foster young opera artists, creators and administrators, is piloting a new artistic development opportunity in 2019: the Composer-in-Residence program, for which Canadian composer Ian Cusson has been selected as the inaugural artist. Cusson...

from National
on November 29, 2018

"COBOURG — Classical composer Michael Pepa, who will soon mark his 80th birthday, first picked up a violin when he was about six or seven.

Initially, it was his dad’s doing, but eventually, the instrument and music became his “lifeline,” says the founder and artistic director of the Les AMIS Concerts here in...

from National
on November 23, 2018

Current winner

Brian Current

"Brian Current’s music, lauded and broadcast in over 35 countries, has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Barlow Prize for Orchestral Music (USA), and the Premio Fedora (Italy) for Chamber Opera. In 2001, his composition For the time being won the...

from National
on November 16, 2018

Canadian Music Centre Announces Holly Nimmons as its new Director of Development and Communications

(la version française suit)

November 16, 2018, TORONTO, ON - For Immediate release

from National
on November 16, 2018

"Photographs of dead and missing Thai rights activists have spurred a Canadian composer to create a music album and invite string quartets around the world to perform to draw attention to the violence campaigners face.

More than 59 land and environmental activists have been killed or have disappeared in...

from National
on November 16, 2018

"The P.E.I. Registered Music Teachers’ Association is offering a number of workshops for teachers and students later this month with Canadian composer Christine Donkin.

The award-winning composer, whose music is promoted by several publishers, appears regularly within Royal Conservatory curriculum. Workshops...

from National
on November 13, 2018

"Two of Canada’s top pianists, York University music Professor Christina Petrowska Quilico and Shoshana Telner, are teaming up under the name Duo Forte to headline York’s Faculty Concert Series on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. Specializing in four-handed piano repertoire, they have put together a program of dance...