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Your Source for Canadian Music

MISSION: The Canadian Music Centre is the catalyst that connects you to the ever-evolving world of Canadian musical creation through performance, education and promotion.

PURPOSE: The CMC provides unique resources for exploring, discovering, and performing Canadian music. We are passionate about nurturing a musical community that honours our legacy and supports the professional development of Canadian musicians and composers.

VISION: The CMC inspires fresh perspectives, celebrates inventive composers, and provides transformative experiences. We champion artistic diversity and embrace Canada’s rich cultural heritage in creative centres across the country and internationally.

Become a Member

  • Are you a performer, conductor, educator, student, ensemble, organization? If you're interested in Canadian music, join as a Community Member.
  • Are you a professional Canadian composer? Apply to become an Associate Composer.

Upcoming Events

EventRegionLocationDateCost($)
Place, Politics and Cultural Exchange: Indigenous-Settler Collaborations in Canadian Art Music
Place, Politics and Cultural Exchange: Indigenous-Settler Collaborations in Canadian Art Music
OntarioCanadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph Street28 May 2017(FREE)
Place, Politics and Cultural Exchange: Indigenous-Settler Collaboration in Canadian Art Music
Place, Politics and Cultural Exchange: Indigenous-Settler Collaboration in Canadian Art Music
OntarioCanadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph Street28 May 2017(FREE)
21C - Claudia Chan with Benjamin Bowman
21C - Claudia Chan with Benjamin Bowman
OntarioMazzoleni Concert Hall in Ihnatowycz Hall, Toronto28 May 201721
Syrinx Concerts: Ishay Shaer, piano
Syrinx Concerts: Ishay Shaer, piano
OntarioHeliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 1M628 May 2017--
21C - Soundstreams Canada Present: The Music of Unsuk Chin
21C - Soundstreams Canada Present: The Music of Unsuk Chin
OntarioKoerner Hall, TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning, Toronto28 May 201721
The CYO and Mahler in Edmonton
The CYO and Mahler in Edmonton
PrairieWinsEnmax Hall, Winspear Centre, Edmonton28 May 2017--

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The Canadian Music Centre's activities are made possible though the generous support of the following:

  • Supporter: Canada Council for the Arts Logo
  • Supporter: Socan Foundation Logo
  • Supporter: Factor
  • Supporter: Canadian Heritage Logo

  • Supporter: Alberta Arts Foundation
  • Supporter: British Columbia Arts Council
  • Supporter: Conseil des arts et des lettres Québec
  • Supporter: Ontario Arts Council
  • Supporter: Ontario Media Development Corporation
  • Supporter: Ontario Trilium Foundation

  • Supporter: Toronto Arts Council
  • Supporter: City of Vancouver
  • Supporter: Calgary Arts Development
  • Supporter: Calgary Foundation
  • Supporter: Conseil des arts de Montréal
  • Supporter: Vancouver Foundation
  • Supporter: Telus
  • Supporter: Deux Mille Foundation
  • Supporter: CBC Music

We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage (Canadian Music Fund) and of Canada's Private radio broadcasters.