Join our mailing list

Stay up to date on the latest events and news in Canadian music


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

Angelova - World premiere of two pieces
Angelova - World premiere of two pieces
QuébecNational Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria30 Sep 2016--
A Little Light Music
A Little Light Music
PrairieEckhardt-Gramatté Hall of the Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary01 Oct 2016$25 for adults, $18 for seniors/students
Connect... CreateII!
Connect... CreateII!
PrairieEckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary (206 University Court NW, Calgary) 02 Oct 201625 (adults) / $20 (students/seniors)
OntarioCanadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St., Toronto, ON M4Y 1J906 Oct 201620 General Admission / $15 CMC Members/Arts Workers
Magic Flutes
Magic Flutes
OntarioKoerner Hall, TELUS Centre 273 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON12 Oct 2016Available as part of a Soundstreams full or Pick 3 subscription! Call 416-504-1282
X Avant XI Festival of New Music: Reverberations - October 13 - 16, 2016
X Avant XI Festival of New Music: Reverberations - October 13 - 16, 2016
OntarioThe Music Gallery, 197 John St. & various venues13 Oct 201640 Festival Pass

See More Events

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.