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from National
on January 13, 2017

"Ravens is the debut album from Yellowknife composer and singer-songwriter Carmen Braden, due out Jan. 20 on Centrediscs.

The first thing to know about Ravens is that it crosses genre boundaries, bringing...

from Ontario
on January 12, 2017

(Toronto, ON) – CMC Ontario is pleased to announce that Allison Cameron, Frank Horvat, and Debashis Sinha will take part in our 2017 Library Residency Program. Throughout the year, these artists will explore the unique collection of music in the CMC library while developing exhibits and other...

from Prairie
on January 11, 2017

Ravens Album Release Concert – January 24 at the King Eddy, Calgary

On January 20, 2017, Yellowknife musician Carmen Braden will release her debut studio album Ravens through Centrediscs, the Canadian Music Centre’s label....

from National
on January 10, 2017

The Canada Council for the Arts and the National Arts Centre (NAC) are launching Carrefour, a residency for emerging, culturally diverse or Indigenous composers, and are soliciting applications. Two composers will be selected. One residency will begin in the winter 2017, and the second in fall 2017.

This is...

from National
on January 9, 2017

Call for young composers

Where: School for the Contemporary Arts, Simon Fraser University (SFU), Vancouver

When: May 8 to 16, 2017

from National
on January 6, 2017

"The Open Waters Festival of new and improvised music, Friday through Tuesday in Halifax, includes a Symphony Nova Scotia concert and Vocalypse's new Voice Dancers female improvisation choir singing protest songs.

The Open Waters Festival of new and improvised music features 16 events in four days Friday...

from Prairie
on January 3, 2017

Michael Ducharme’s X-1 (2015) will be performed by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) led by Resident Conductor, Julian Pellicano. The concert, on Tuesday, January 31 at 7:30pm at the Centennial Concert Hall, is part of the 2017 Winnipeg New Music Festival.

“We’re thrilled Michael was chosen as the winner...

from Ontario
on December 21, 2016

CMC Associate Composer Dr. Alfred Fisher passed away on December 14, 2016 at Kingston General Hospital.

Fisher studied in the US with various teachers including David Burge, George Crumb, Douglas Moore and Owen Reed. He holds a Ph.D. in...

from National
on December 19, 2016

"Among the magnificent holdings of the Library of Congress are a number of precious historical instruments. At the top of the list are string instruments by Antonio Stradivari, the legendary luthier from Cremona. The Library of Congress’s free concert series includes a tribute to him every year, on or near the...

from National
on December 19, 2016

The Roberta Stephen Award, worth $500, offers support to a Canadian woman composer aged 36 or older for professional development such as further studies, conferences, or workshops, or composers’ festivals. The prize was created by the generous provision of composer and publisher Roberta Stephen and is administered...