John Burge's Upper Canada Fiddle Suite

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Description:The Japanese String Orchestra, Musica 14.8, led by Etsuko Kimura, has recently posted a wonderful video of a live performance all three movements of Upper Canada Fiddle Suite that was taken from a performance in Kyoto, Japan on July 27, 2017. Etsuko also lives and performs in Toronto and played with Sinfonia Toronto in the CD recording that ensemble made of the work.
Credits:John Burge, The Japanese String Orchestra, Etsuko Kimura
Duration:00:18:48
Subject:John Burge | Upper Canada Fiddle Suite
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Created Date26 Mar 2018

Maya Badian: Music Is My Message

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Description:Maya Badian: Music Is My Message is a 23-minute documentary about the insights and messages generated by Dr. Maya Badian's compositions. I am certain that this documentary will bring to light a better understanding of composer Maya Badian's place in the history of music!
Credits:Maya Badian, Lucian Badian
Duration:00:22:57
Subject:Maya Badian | Music Is My Message
Related People:Maya BadianMaya Badian
Created Date18 May 2017

Maya Badian's Orchestral Mirrors of Life

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Description:Maya Badian's Orchestral Mirrors of Life is a 6-minute documentary about Dr. Maya Badian, who is a worldwide acclaimed prolific Romanian-born Canadian composer. The background music is Maya Badian’s Concerto for marimba, vibraphone and orchestra, dedicated to her son Mircea (1967-1989), who was a brilliant percussionist. The trailer was produced by filmmaker Adelina Suvagau. (Sonia Productions Inc., Vancouver, Canada, 2012.)
Credits:Maya Badian, Adelina Suvagau
Duration:00:05:36
Subject:Maya Badian | Orchestral Mirrors of Life
Related People:Maya BadianMaya Badian
Created Date09 Apr 2017

Walter Pitman Obituary

June 19, 2018
National

"PITMAN, Walter George "The arts are, above all, how we express the finest elements of our humanity – our understanding, our compassion, our caring, and our love." Walter was a remarkable man who led a remarkable life. Keen, vibrant, and insatiably curious, he supported the arts, social justice, environment, and education – everything that is good and right. A man of rare integrity, he fought passionately for equality and justice. And he did so with compassion, kindness, and joy..."







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Region: Ontario
William Egnatoff

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I Play: Flute, Piccolo

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Mary Knickle
Region: Atlantic
Mary Knickle


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Mary studied music at Acadia University including 4 years of counterpoint. After graduating she studied acting, singing and dancing at the Banff School of Fine Arts and then in New York City for two years ay the American Musical Dramatic Academy. She performed plays, musicals and operas and then began writing songs. She continued studies in songwriting, poetry and 2 years of creative writing and later in composition. She wrote vocal and instrumental arrangements for different celtic bands. She collaborated in musicals and collective creations.

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Jean Chatillon - Le bouquet d'immortelles

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Description:Geraldina Mendez play Le bouquet d'immortelles by Jean Chatillon
Credits:Jean Chatillon, performed by Geraldina Mendez, piano
Duration:00:17:59
Subject:Jean Chatillon | Le bouquet d'immortelles
Related People:Jean ChatillonJean Chatillon
Created Date2018

Canadian Music Centre National Office Temporary Closed

June 14, 2018
National

Due to plumbing issues the Canadian Music Centre will be closed to the public until further notice. We hope it will be resolved in less than 10 days.

Online purchase orders, rental requests for performances and loans will still be available, but may take longer to process and ship, as staff will have reduced hours.

For all additional inquires, please contact info@musiccentre.ca

Canadian Music Centre
20 St. Joseph St.
Toronto, ON M4Y 1J9






ANNOUNCING THE 2018 TORQ PERCUSSION SEMINAR COMPOSITION COMPETITION

June 14, 2018
National

Open Call for Submissions from Composers

TorQ Percussion Quartet (Toronto, ON) is once again pleased to announce the 2018 edition of
the TorQ Percussion Seminar Composition Competition being run in conjunction with this
summer’s TorQ Percussion Seminar (July 28 – August 5) in Stratford, Ontario as part of TorQ
Percussion Quartet’s residency at Stratford Summer Music.

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Region: British Columbia
Caroline Harder

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I Play: Mezzo Soprano

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