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Matthew Fava
Matthew Fava
Regional Director

Matthew Fava is a musician and arts administrator. As Director of Ontario Region at the Canadian Music Centre (CMC) he has developed education, residency and mentorship programs. In 2016 he is working with Rose Bolton to launch EQ, a program for young women in electronic music.

Matthew has volunteered and worked in the community radio sector in Toronto and helped to coordinate special broadcast events celebrating local hip hop, dub poetry, calypso, and more. Current media projects include an inter-generational interview series for artists, CMC Ontario’s Notations digital magazine, and livestream productions.

Matthew coordinates the Toronto New Music Alliance fostering skill and resource sharing, and he volunteers on the boards of the Music Gallery and Contact Contemporary Music. Matthew plays violin and bass in the psychedelic spacerock band Moonwood which has been featured in events curated by Burn Down the Capital, Long Winter, Wavelength, and Weird Canada. Matthew is also a fellow of the 2016 Cultural Leaders Lab jointly administered by the Toronto Arts Council and the Banff Centre.