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President & CEO
Glenn Hodgins

Glenn Hodgins is responsible for the overall management and leadership of the organization. He works with the National Board and CMC Regional Directors to implement the strategic goals and objectives of the Centre. From 2012 – 2013 he served as the Vice-Chair of the Ontario Regional Council.

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on November 15, 2012

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The Canadian Music Centre exists to stimulate the awareness, appreciation and performance of Canadian new music by making the music of Canadian composers available through the Centre's collection, information resources, production and distribution services, and performance spaces.

Morris Panych and James Rolfe tailor a new Overcoat for Vancouver Opera Festival

April 19, 2018

The team of librettist and composer find the music in a hit play

"For the record, there is a new overcoat. When you are reimagining one of the country’s most beloved theatre works as an opera, it’s only fitting to reinvent its central costume piece—the flowing garment that drives the action and leads to one man’s downfall.

Related Composers: James Rolfe

Carmen Braden launches series of Yellowknife concerts

April 18, 2018

Yellowknife composer and performer Carmen Braden will host a new series of concerts in Yellowknife, saying her city is “increasingly on the map” for musicians.

"Braden’s company, Black Ice Sound, confirmed its opening event in a news release on Monday.

Edmonton Symphony Orchestra violinist Robert Uchida and Halifax pianist Peter Allen will perform Johannes Brahms’ Violin Sonatas on May 3 at Museum Cafe, from 7pm. Entry is by donation.

Related Composers: Carmen Braden

Why Quebec composer Claude Vivier was ahead of his time

April 13, 2018

"Many things can be said about the music of Claude Vivier, but one thing is certain: No one who hears it is quite the same afterward. Vivier, who would have turned 70 on April 14th, is a unique figure in music. Orphaned as a baby, he attended Catholic boarding school and later the Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Montréal, before studying composition with Karlheinz Stockhausen in Cologne.

Related Composers: Claude Vivier

Davenport music festival to honour legendary Canadian composer

April 9, 2018

Scholarship award to be named for choral composer Ruth Watson Henderson

"The Davenport Festival of Music is recognizing legendary Canadian choral composer and pianist Ruth Watson Henderson with a scholarship named in her honour.

The first Ruth Watson Henderson Award for Most Outstanding Piano Performance of Canadian Music will be handed out during the festival, which runs until May 5 in Swansea as well as Etobicoke, in recognition of Watson Henderson’s contributions to choral music both in Canada and across the world..."

Related Composers: Ruth Watson Henderson

Region: Prairie
Mark Mitchell

Profile Type: Educator
I Play: Piano


Mark Mitchell (b.1960) grew up in Ottawa and Prince Edward Island, making his first attempts in composition at age nine. He graduated from the University of Ottawa and has a doctorate in composition from UBC in Vancouver. He has worked as a teacher, choral conductor, and in the computer game industry. His compositions include choral works, piano solos, several song cycles, three musicals, a harp concerto, and a book of 55 original hymns with noted author Orson Scott Card. He and his wife currently reside in Magrath, Alberta, his five daughters and son having all left the nest.

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Region: Ontario
Shannon Lewis

Organization: University of Western Ontario
Profile Type: Performer
I Play: Flute, Piccolo


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Jocelyn Morlock wins the 2018 JUNO Award for Classical Composition of the Year

March 26, 2018

Congratulations to Jocelyn Morlock on winning the JUNO's Best Classical Composition of the Year for "My Name is Amanda Todd."

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Complete list of nominees and winners here

Related Composers: Jocelyn Morlock

Technical Difficulties with Online Orders

March 21, 2018

Our apologies, the CMC is presently experiencing technical difficulties with all online purchase orders. Please place all purchase requests by phone until the issue has been resolved.

Please call:

Will Callaghan
Music Publishing
Production Coordinator
416-961-6601 x 206


Ana-Maria Lipoczi
Music Publishing
Music Services Manager
416-961-6601 x104