How To Play Your World Video Finalists

May 8, 2018
National

"PS Guelph, ArtsEverywhere.ca, IICSI, and the Canadian Music Centre are excited to announce the winner of the How To Play Your World Contest! Our panel of judges independently scored each of the finalists’ videos based on a variety of criteria such as t

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Region: Ontario
Matthew Tozer

Profile Type: Industry Professional

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Matthew Tozer currently resides in London, Ontario where he works as a freelance composer, sessional instructor and operates a private studio. He holds a PhD in Music Composition from the University of Western Ontario. His dissertation involved the hybridization of the traditional baroque dance movements with the classical concerto featuring the 17th century instrument, the Viola da Gamba in combination with the string orchestra. Matthew is also an advocate of strong music education and has participated in many university level instructional courses, evident in his teaching.

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Region: Québec
Erica Jacobs-Perkins

Profile Type: Performer
I Play: Violin

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Erica Jacobs-Perkins, a Montreal-based violinist, challenges diverse audiences to form enduring relationships with classical music. As a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the Cygnus Trio, and the former TARDIS quartet, she has interacted with audiences in high schools, cafes, community centers, hospitals, metro stations, and shelters.

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Leslie Croft
Region: National
Leslie Croft

I Play: Piano

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My children are in piano lessons. Today, my daughter had a lesson with Peter Allen. I was curious to hear his music so I found this website.

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Call for Nominations Friends of Canadian Music Award 2018

May 4, 2018
National

Every year, the Friends of Canadian Music Award honours those who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment, on a national scale, to Canadian composers and their music. The Canadian Music Centre (CMC) and the Canadian League of Composers (CLC) jointly administer and present this award. The Friends of Canadian Music Award is in the amount of $2000.






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Anna Marsh


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Anna Marsh is a project manager. She is the one who never wants to stick to a boring lifestyle hence she has found some great activities for herself such as academic writing. You find her offering writing assistance to students and essay writers UK actually made a ground for her in this regard.

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Region: Ontario
Megan Driscoll

I Play: Clarinet, Bass clarinet

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50 years later, Vancouver-composer remembers birth of soundscapes

April 30, 2018
National

'I was surrounded by people who were listening all the time' says Hildegard Westerkamp

"A Vancouver-based composer says the 50th anniversary of a seminal B.C. project in the field of audio soundscapes should be celebrated.

"We're so used to designing an environment for the eye, but we're not naturally inclined to design an environment for the ear," said Hildegard Westerkamp, a musician who began her career recording sounds around the city.

In 1968, the composer R. Murray Schafer started the World Soundscape Project at Simon Fraser University.






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Region: Ontario
Cécile Desrosiers

Profile Type: Performer, Educator
I Play: Harpsichord, Piano

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Playing, performing and teaching Canadian music is a very organic part of pianist and harpsichordist Cécile Desrosiers' professional life. As well as regularly including Canadian works in her concert programs, she also has had the opportunity to premiere a number of specially commissioned works by composers Chan Ka Nin, James Rolfe, José Evangelista, Louis Applebaum and Sylvaine Martin, and has contributed to a CD featuring chamber music by Toronto composer Ronald Royer.

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Women in Jazz: Aline Homzy and Emma Smith in Conversation About “Bitches Brew”

April 26, 2018
National

"Toronto-based jazz violinist Aline Homzy is curating a concert on Saturday night (28 April) at the Canadian Music Centre. Why, you may ask, is this noteworthy? This performance, titled “The Smith Sessions Presents: Bitches Brew,” will feature four female-led groups during the course of the evening.