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from National
on April 25, 2017

University seeking celebratory piece written for brass quintet by a Canadian composer

"Are you excited about Dalhousie's 200th birthday? Then compose yourself.

Dalhousie University is seeking a newly written composition for brass quintet to be performed at the school's 200th...

from Ontario
on April 24, 2017

Solo Music for Accordion: Call for Scores
Submission Receipt Deadline: July 1st, 2017

Iranian-Canadian Composers of Toronto (ICOT) announces its call for scores for the Fall 2017 opening concert in partnership with...

from National
on April 24, 2017

The construction of a nearby condo development means the non-profit centre for creative music has to find a temporary new home for its programming

"As of May 1, the Music Gallery is being temporarily evicted from its home at the Church of St. George the Martyr. All of May’s shows will be...

from National
on April 20, 2017

Michael Phillip Parker, in memoriam
1948-2017

Along with friends, colleagues and music-lovers, the Canadian Music Centre remembers Associate Composer and great supporter Dr. Michael Phillip Parker. Michael died in Halifax on April 7, 2017 following a battle with...

from National
on April 20, 2017

50 years after debut, Canadian Opera Company offers 'more perspectives of the story

"How do you solve a problem like Louis Riel, the opera?

That question preoccupied Peter Hinton as he planned his Canadian Opera Company directorial debut.

He'd been tasked with remounting the...

from National
on April 20, 2017

ENCOUNT3RS, opening at Ottawa’s National Arts Centre, unites Ballet BC, Alberta Ballet and the National Ballet of Canada in honour of the country’s sesquicentennial. But it’s less a ‘celebration’ and more a crucial investment for the country’s dance community, Martha Schabas writes

from National
on April 18, 2017

"We are thrilled to announce our participating composers for our fifth annual Emerging Composer Workshop. This year’s six participants are from across Canada and the USA, including New York, Halifax and Toronto.

from Ontario
on April 13, 2017

OPUS: TESTING
Call for proposals                        

from National
on April 7, 2017

Congratulations to the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra on winning Classical Album of the Year: Large Ensemble at the JUNO gala on April 1. Going Home Star – Truth and Reconciliation, composed by CMC Associate Composer Christos Hatzis and performed by Tanya Tagaq, Steve Wood and The Northern Cree Singers, and...

from National
on April 7, 2017

"Brandon, Manitoba – The 40th Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition (Voice), May 5-7, 2017, is pleased to announce the six vocalists who have been selected as this year's semifinalists. They are: Adanya Dunn (York, ON), Kristen Hoff (Montreal, QB), Virginie Mongeau (Montreal, QB), Lisa Mulgrew (Lethbridge,...