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from National
on May 28, 2012

The CBA’s inaugural Composition Competition was a huge success. Almost 30 works were submitted and the winning composition, Rocky Mountain Lullaby, by Christiaan Venter has already been performed and recorded numerous times across this country. Wanting to build on the momentum created, please find below information...

from Ontario
on May 28, 2012

Daniel Foley contributes a retrospective article on John Weinzweig at 90, Ulla Colgrass writes about the wide application of CMC services by associate composers, and we also find out about the ongoing projects of CMC Ontario....

from Ontario
on May 28, 2012

"Like Maurice Sendak and Roald Dahl, Jacques Prévert didn’t believe that stories for children should smooth away the world’s sharp edges. Prévert, a poet best known in the English-speaking world as a screenwriter (especially for Marcel Carné’s 1945 classic Les Enfants du Paradis), filled his eight Contes pour...

from Québec
on May 28, 2012

"...The Montreal Chinese Children’s Choir, directed by Pit Ling Lau, performed four pieces celebrating Chinese, Japanese, and Korean cultures. The McGill Conservatory Youth Choir of the Schulich School of Music of McGill University, led by Erica Phare for a decade and now by Amy Henderson, performed a program of...

from National
on May 28, 2012

Boston Metro Opera is now accepting scores of new art songs/cycles, music theater works, and operas for the 2013 International Composers' Competition. Works selected will receive a full concert performance, as part of the 4th Annual Boston Contempo Festival (formerly The Contemporary AmericanaFestival). Some...

from British Columbia
on May 24, 2012

"Choral composition in Canada had an unusual beginning. Dating back to 1606, it’s believed that Canada’s first choral work was performed on the waters at Port Royal in Nova Scotia. It was a four-part song called Great God Neptune composed to words written by Marc Lescarbot, a French author, poet and lawyer.

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from Ontario
on May 23, 2012

Colin Eatock raises some important questions about the Ontario Superbuild program and how it will affect composers. Readers are introduced to what was then a new CD series called Canadian Composers Portraits. We also hear about the special events that were planned to celebrate John Weinzweig's 90th birthday....

from Ontario
on May 23, 2012

CMC associate composers discuss a vision for new music in Canada, and you can read about the activities of the professional readings project in Ontario. There is also a feature on Rose Bolton who won the 2002 Toronto Emerging Composer Award....

from Ontario
on May 18, 2012

Read about the state of music commissioning, and how composers can access the exposure economy, along with the usual summary of events and achievements of CMC associates in Ontario region. Click here to view or download...

from Ontario
on May 18, 2012

"...The graduates include commissioned officers, civilians and the Officer and Naval Cadets for whom RMCC is renowned, and who will be commissioned as officers in the Canadian Forces on Friday, May 18, 2012. Minister MacKay called on the Class of 2012 to apply what they have learned at RMCC as future leaders for...