Celebrate Canada’s 150 with the CMC!

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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($)
A Celebration of Alcides Lanza - Society for American Music
A Celebration of Alcides Lanza - Society for American Music
Québec1050 Rue de la Gauchetière O, Montréal, QC H3B 4C9, Canada24 Mar 2017Free Admission
Halifax, 1917: From Dreams to Despair
Halifax, 1917:  From Dreams to Despair
AtlanticPaul O’Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library25 Mar 201710 and up
PIVOT
PIVOT
OntarioThe Music Gallery 197 John Street, Toronto, ON, CA, M5T 1X6 25 Mar 201730 regular / $20 seniors, arts workers & Music Gallery members / $10 students
Opus: Testing Period Piece with Tafelmusik
Opus: Testing Period Piece with Tafelmusik
OntarioCanadian Music Centre, 20 St.Joseph St.26 Mar 2017(PWYC)
Instruments of Happiness- GroundSwell
Instruments of Happiness- GroundSwell
PrairieWest End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3B 1Z829 Mar 201713.50-24.50
Madawaska Quartet
Madawaska Quartet
OntarioThe Music Gallery, 197 John St., Toronto31 Mar 201720 Regular | $10 Members/Students | $15 Advance at musicgallery.org

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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.