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from Ontario
on April 24, 2012

"Ann Southam made music the way she lived life: quietly, minimally and without apology. The Canadian composer, who died in 2010, became internationally known for her delicate piano and electronic works in the 1960s, when composing was still an all-boys’ club. A collaborator from Toronto Dance Theatre’s earliest...

from Ontario
on April 24, 2012

"On a recent visit to The Chalmers House, the Ontario branch of the Canadian Music Centre (CMC), I was surprised to find that what I imagined would a be stuffy archive is much more than a library of scores and CDs of Canadian compositions. That evening the winding Victorian heritage building was host to a twelve...

from Ontario
on April 24, 2012

"As a choreographer, Christopher House, artistic director of Toronto Dance Theatre, is always looking for ways to challenge himself and his dancers.

This time around, with a new work for TDT, he’s gone in what could be considered a retro direction. For the first time in many years, he’s forgoing original...

from Ontario
on April 24, 2012

"...So when Dundas composer Abigail Richardson was commissioned by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra to write music to the story, she fully understood the gravity of the situation.

Carrier’s story tells of the Leafs-Canadiens rivalry through the eyes of a 10-year-old child growing up in postwar rural Quebec....

from Atlantic
on April 24, 2012

"...New Brunswick favourites Matt Andersen and David Myles each took home two awards, as did Nova Scotia’s Scott MacMillan and Keith Mullins..."

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from Ontario
on April 24, 2012

"Wanted: an opera lover with a keen interest in new music, deep pockets and a big Canadian heart.

Assignment: donate $1-million to help the Canadian Opera Company live up to its name by producing a new Canadian opera.

from Ontario
on April 24, 2012

APRIL 3, 2012, TORONTO, ON - Centrediscs, the recording label of the Canadian Music Centre, is thrilled to congratulate CMC Associate Composer Derek Charke on winning the “Classical Composition of the Year” at the 2012 JUNO Awards for his work Sepia Fragments from the album Sea to Sea.

from Atlantic
on April 24, 2012

"A Kentville musician and professor won a Juno Award Sunday for a classical composition that combined sounds from nature with acoustic instruments.

Derek Charke teaches music theory and composition at the Acadia University school of music. His winning piece, Sepia Fragments, won classical composition of the...

from Ontario
on April 24, 2012

Congratulations to CMC Associate Composer Derek Charke on his The JUNO Awards win for Classical Composition of the Year!

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from Atlantic
on March 22, 2012

The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) announced several updates today for the upcoming East Coast Music Week being held in Moncton, April 11 to 15, 2012.