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from British Columbia
on January 16, 2019

CMC BC Library Assistant

The Canadian Music Centre in BC invites applications for the position of Library Assistant at the Barbara Pentland Library in downtown Vancouver. The Library Assistant is a half-time position reporting directly to the BC Director and responsible for offering Music...

from British Columbia
on January 16, 2019

"...January 18 and 19 will finish off with the VSO performing two masterpieces by the late Claude Vivier, arguably Canada’s most appreciated composer on the international stage, as well as John Luther Adams’ Grammy and Pulitzer Prize-winning “Becoming Ocean.”

The festival will also be presenting the world...

from Ontario
on January 11, 2019

The Mistress Class: Call for Applications

Making Money(?), Making Music: Working as an artist under capitalism

Application period closed. Contact Dinah Thorpe for further information
Event Date: Sunday, February 17, 2019 (2-5pm EST)


from Ontario
on January 9, 2019

"...Hook Up (Chris Thornborrow and Julie Tepperman), Tapestry Opera, January:

from National
on January 2, 2019

John Rea, C.M.
Montréal, Quebec

For his musical creations and technical experimentations as a composer and musicologist.


Imant Karlis Raminsh, C.M.
Coldstream, British Columbia

For his contributions and achievements as a Canadian musician, conductor and composer...

from Ontario
on December 11, 2018

Happy birthday, Michael Snow! Distinguished artist and musician Michael Snow is turning 90 years old. We’re celebrating on December 12th with a party in his honour – Snow Everywhere – and everyone’s invited! Walker Court will be the site of a performance by the improvisational band CCMC, which includes Snow, Paul...

from National
on December 7, 2018

The Canadian Music Centre will be closed December 21st at 1 pm and will reopen January 2nd.


from National
on December 5, 2018

"The Canadian Opera Company Academy, a pioneering development program to foster young opera artists, creators and administrators, is piloting a new artistic development opportunity in 2019: the Composer-in-Residence program, for which Canadian composer Ian Cusson has been selected as the inaugural artist. Cusson...

from National
on November 29, 2018

"COBOURG — Classical composer Michael Pepa, who will soon mark his 80th birthday, first picked up a violin when he was about six or seven.

Initially, it was his dad’s doing, but eventually, the instrument and music became his “lifeline,” says the founder and artistic director of the Les AMIS Concerts here in...

from National
on November 23, 2018

Current winner

Brian Current

"Brian Current’s music, lauded and broadcast in over 35 countries, has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Barlow Prize for Orchestral Music (USA), and the Premio Fedora (Italy) for Chamber Opera. In 2001, his composition For the time being won the...