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from National
on December 8, 2017

The Canadian Music Centre will be closed December 22nd at 1 pm and will reopen January 2nd.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

from National
on December 5, 2017

PS Guelph, ArtsEverywhere.ca, and the Canadian Music Centre are partnering to bring you the How to Play Your World contest!

Empower your students with the joy of sound making, record the results, and be eligible to win the GRAND PRIZE: a...

from National
on December 5, 2017

"The term "new music" is a confusing one: It doesn't mean all recent music, but rather something quite narrow and specific. When critics talk about "new music," they are referring to that subset of the art music tradition that is contemporary. We can't call it classical any more, because there's nothing either...

from National
on November 23, 2017

Rodney Sharman wins Walter Carsen Prize

"Vancouver composer Rodney Sharman has just won the Canada Council for the Arts' Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts.

The $50,...

from Ontario
on November 17, 2017
Composers Announced for the
SPO-UTS-CMC Reading Project
 
Toronto – The Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra (SPO), the...
from National
on November 10, 2017

"TORONTO — The creators of a planned opera about the tragic sinking of a Canadian hospital ship during the First World War say it’s time to resurrect the stories of nurses who died in heroic service.

The sinking of the HMHS Llandovery Castle was considered one of the worst atrocities committed against Canada...

from National
on November 7, 2017

"Artistic Director Mary Beth Alger has shifted Ashmont Hill Chamber Music’s focus from cultivation of a locally based repertory company to acting as an independent presenter; she continues to draw soloists and ensembles mostly from the Boston area, but now reaches further afield as well. The Claremont Trio, which...

from National
on November 3, 2017

"TORONTO — Death-haunted, drawn to danger and desperate for connection, with his ceremonies in sound charting transitions from life to something beyond it, the Canadian composer Claude Vivier should be the great downer of modern music.

But so shimmering are Vivier’s drones, so sweetly childlike his invented...

from National
on November 3, 2017

Jocelyn Morlock's 'My Name Is Amanda Todd' aims to empower PoCo teenager who took own life due to bullying

"When Jocelyn Morlock was approached by the National Arts Centre to write a piece of orchestral music based on the life of Amanda Todd, she wasn't entirely sure it was a good idea..."...

from National
on November 3, 2017

"It’s not the ISCM World New Music Days’ push for gender parity that makes Jocelyn Morlock and Lisa Cay Miller two of the busiest people in Vancouver: it’s that each is an exceptional composer (and, in Miller’s case, pianist). As composer in residence with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Morlock will present That...