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from National
on December 12, 2019

ACNMP’s National Student Composition Class invites budding composers to submit a work for adjudication/feedback by JUNO-nominated composer Bekah Simms, associate of the Canadian Music Centre. The Louise MacPherson Memorial Award (amount of $400) will be given to a promising composer based on the recommendation of...

from National
on December 6, 2019

"The first time I met guitarist-composer Amy Brandon, we talked about the lineage of a particular sound.

from National
on December 6, 2019

“Perhaps being old is having lighted rooms / Inside your head, and people in them, acting.”

from National
on November 29, 2019

"On Sunday evening, December 8 at 8:30, pianist, impresario and all-around creative spark plug, Cheryl Duvall, is doing something at the Tranzac Club she’s never done before: launching her first full-length recording as a piano soloist. It’s not that she hasn’t been in the recording studio numerous times, but this...

from National
on November 25, 2019

FIVE WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE INAUGURAL JOHANNA METCALF PERFORMING ARTS PRIZES

TORONTO, November 25, 2019 – Today, the ; playwright and theatre creator Sunny Drake; composer and classical pianist Alice Ping Yee Ho; composer James Rolfe; multidisciplinary...

from National
on November 25, 2019

"When the acclaimed young composer Kevin Lau began work on A Drop of Light, the piece that will make its world premiere in Ottawa on Sunday, he sought out his muse for an entire summer, in crowded coffee shops and the great outdoors.

Lau, a Torontonian, had only his assignment in hand — a commission to...

from National
on November 8, 2019

"Assessing the legacy of a musician is tricky any day, but particularly when celebrating the person’s birth centenary, and especially when he was my teacher, colleague and then, friend, over several decades. It’s even more daunting when that person is the prolific composer, pianist, vocal coach, choral conductor,...

from National
on November 8, 2019

"The recent announcement of composer Alexina Louie as the winner of the 2019 Molson Prize in the Arts, the first time the $50,000 prize has been awarded to a female composer, signalled something of a sea change in the world of Canadian music that’s been developing gradually.

from National
on November 7, 2019

"Montreal, QC, Canada, November 7, 2019 – The Azrieli Foundation proudly announces the three winners of their 2020 Azrieli Music Prizes (AMP) – the Azrieli Prize for Jewish Music goes to Yitzhak Yedid, the Azrieli Commission for Jewish Music to Yotam Haber, and the brand new Azrieli Commission for Canadian Music to...

from National
on November 6, 2019

"...The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s music director, Daniel Raiskin, is in his second year at the helm of the festival. Under his artistic direction, the goal has been to tie the annual events together thematically and musically.

"(We’ve worked on) creating these long-term connections in the programming...