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from British Columbia
on June 14, 2017

"It’s not every day of the week that eleven new string quartets are premiered. But that’s what the Borealis String Quartet did in CMC BC’s Murray Adaskin Salon on Friday, June 9, for a young audience packed into our small, intimate new performance space. The works they performed were remarkable for their variety...

from British Columbia
on May 31, 2017

Full Article: http://musiccentrebc.ca/2017/five-films-five-bc-legacy-composers/

CMC BC’s Legacy Composer Film Series celebrates the very first generation...

from British Columbia
on March 13, 2017

Vocal ensemble performs special concert at Heritage Hall

"When Musica Intima’s artistic manager Joanna Dundas joined the ensemble as a soprano in 1999, she couldn’t have predicted she would remain with the organization for the next 18 years.

from British Columbia
on January 25, 2017

"In Nanaimo’s Port Theatre on the evening of January 21st the Vancouver Island Symphony (VIS) opened the second half of this concert season with “Classical Spirit,” a performance based on music with an admittedly liberal definition of “Classical.” According to my own musical education, the era for Baroque music was...

from British Columbia
on October 25, 2016

Canadian Centre for Music in B.C. offers music history lesson in special concert series

"There's a new place in Vancouver's West End dedicated to teaching more of us about contemporary Canadian classical composers.

The Canadian Music Centre in B.C. opened in 1959. Its mission: to...

from British Columbia
on October 21, 2016

"It’s not every day that an organization launches a new concert series, let alone a new theatre. Undertaking one of these projects alone would be daunting. Doing both simultaneously is the challenge of a lifetime. Yet that is what the CMC did last Friday evening, inaugurating our new Murray Adaskin Salon with a...

from British Columbia
on October 07, 2016

"Sean Bickerton, Canadian Music Centre/Centre de Musique Canadienne director — B.C. Region, beams discussing the renovations at the regional office of the 57-year-old organization devoted to supporting, promoting and archiving the works of Canadian composers..."

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from British Columbia
on September 29, 2016

"The Canadian Music Centre in BC (CMC BC) will celebrate the completion of recent renovations to its home at the Vancouver Creative Hub (837 Davie Street) with an exclusive concert series in its brand new, 40-seat black box theatre and salon, starting this fall.

Named after Toronto-born composer Murray...

from British Columbia
on August 17, 2016

"Some of the earliest memories Christopher Reiche has are sitting at a piano and playing music.

When he was roughly six years old, Reiche would attend piano lessons once a week with an elderly woman who taught lessons out of her basement.

He would learn to play songs such as Mary had a Little Lamb and...

from British Columbia
on August 10, 2016

"A branch of the largest Canadian music library in the world will give Victoria teachers, students and performers open access to the music of Canadian composers through a new initiative at the Victoria Conservatory of Music.