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from National
on July 19, 2017

"Canadian composer Andrew Staniland is currently a faculty member at Memorial University in St. John's, NL; there, he founded MEARL (Memorial ElectroAcoustic Research Lab), where his research team developed the - very cool - Mune digital instrument. Staniland's oratorio, Dark Star Requiem, earned him two Juno Award...

from National
on July 17, 2017

"We used the animation to bring to life the joyful energy of the music and to show a kind of story arc that we felt was already present in the music," explain Taktus Duo's Greg Harrison and Jonny Smith via email. The percussion ensemble has just released its new video for Ann Southam's...

from National
on July 13, 2017

"Canadian composers Amy Brandon (Nova Scotia) and Veronika Krausas (Los Angeles) are the latest recipients of the Roberta Stephen Composition award.

The Roberta Stephen Award offers support to a Canadian woman composer aged 36 or older for professional development such as further studies, conferences, or...

from National
on July 11, 2017

"Brian Harman's music first caught our ear when the Canadian Art Song Project presented his cycle, Sewing the Earthworm as part of their 2015 concert entitled The Living Spectacle. Harman collaborates often with artists of other media, and his work lends itself easily to other disciplines like dance, architecture...

from National
on July 10, 2017

8 COMPOSERS ON MORE THAN 100 CANDIDATES FROM ALL OVER CANADA

"Quasar is very pleased to announce the names of the eight composers selected who will make up the group presenting new works to be included in the project “Territoires sonores” realized with the support of the “New Chapter”...

from National
on July 6, 2017

Land of the silver birch

From early British and French influences, Canada was developed as a distinctive voice to contribute to the global choral scene, writes Robert Cooper

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from National
on July 6, 2017

"Alexina Louie's music is a staple among Canadian soloists and ensembles. She writes for piano, voice, chamber groups, large orchestras, choirs, and ballet; her opera The Scarlet Princess (1996-2002) was commissioned by the Canadian Opera Company, and she has composed made-for-TV mini operas (Burnt Toast,...

from National
on July 5, 2017

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

from Ontario
on July 5, 2017

The Canadian Music Centre remembers CMC Associate Composer David Keane who passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 after a long struggle with dementia and ALS. David was prolific as a composer, performer, educator, and writer, and we share a sense of loss with a wide community of artists and colleagues who have been...

from National
on July 4, 2017

Glenn Gould, Alexander Muir and piano maker Theodore Heintzman rest in cemetery, which hosts summer music series.

"Unnoticed by passersby and often unmarked by plaques, numerous Toronto addresses with big parts to play in cultural history sit mostly uncelebrated. In our series Local...