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from National
on August 21, 2019

"Serbian-born Canadian composer Ana Sokolović's fantastical, imaginary worlds are encapsulated in her internationally renowned, critically acclaimed operas, chamber music, instrumental, orchestral, and interarts works. The multi-award-winning, Montreal-based artist garnered the 2019 Juno award for Classical...

from National
on August 19, 2019

"This fall, students of Acadia’s School of Music should expect to get an earful – of sound that is.

Dr. Derek Charke, Professor of Composition and Theory in the School of Music at Acadia University is the creator and director of the new Acadia Electroacoustic Music Studio (AEMS). With his summer break...

from National
on August 15, 2019

"Esprit Orchestra’s thirty-seventh concert season begins with a dizzying hit to the head! Founding Music Director & Conductor, Alex Pauk has programmed a captivating subscription concert series to be performed in the acoustically renowned Koerner Hall. The main concert series includes no less than four World...

from National
on August 14, 2019

John Estacio’s “Solaris/Borealis/Wondrous Light” exists now as a triptych called the “Aurora Triptych” and is performed live to a silent film about the northern lights during a “Science and Symphony Concert”, brought to you by the KV265, a non-profit organization whose mission is the communication of science...

from National
on August 14, 2019

The Electronic Music Composition Contest is a juried competition that spotlights global musical talent while offering cash prizes and opportunities to be published and heard.

First prize is $500 (Can.), a composer profile in Musicworks 136, Spring 2020 issue (both in print and online) and the composition...

from National
on August 13, 2019

"The Barlow Endowment for Music Composition at Brigham Young University proudly announces the 2019 Commission winners. After reviewing 276 submissions from 28 countries, the judging panel awarded Bekah Simms of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the 2019 Barlow Prize for $12,000 to compose a major new work for Pierrot...

from National
on August 12, 2019

The Ensemble contemporain de Montréal (ECM+) is very happy to unveil the four young composers who have been chosen to embark on the Generation2020 adventure:

- Gabriel Dufour-Laperrière (Que)
- Stefan Maier (B.C.)
- Matthew Ricketts...

from
on July 26, 2019

Problematic Orchestra is an eclectic semi-professional chamber orchestra based in Whitehorse, Yukon. The ensemble is administered by Longest Night Society.
For information visit longestnight.ca

P.O. performs an eclectic and diverse...

from National
on July 16, 2019

Calling all Canadian composers! We are collaborating with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra to offer an orchestral composition career development session, Explore the Score. Submissions are now open and close on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

from National
on July 5, 2019

The Canadian Music Centre joins with Canadian and wider music communities to mourn the loss of Associate Composer Michael Colgrass. Colgrass passed away on July 2nd, 2019 at the age of 87, having made immeasurable contributions to music, education and performance.