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from Prairie
on April 05, 2019

"On April 5, New Works Calgary will mark their 35th anniversary with Alberta Double Bill. In addition to closing out their 2018-19 season, Alberta Double Bill will honour New Works co-founder Quenten Doolittle, who passed in March 2018 at the age of 92

from Prairie
on January 24, 2019

Canadian Music Centre - Prairie Region (CMC PR) is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2019 CMC PR Emerging Composer Competition is Scott Ross-Molyneux
for his work, Ehrykaviss.

Scott’s piece will be performed by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra on Monday, January 28th, 2019 at 7:30PM at the...

from Prairie
on March 13, 2018

Quenten Doolittle: 1925-2018

The Canadian Music Centre joins with the Canadian music community to mourn the loss of Associate Composer Quenten Doolittle, who passed away on March 9th in Calgary at age 93, surrounded by loved ones and his partner in life and in creativity, Joyce Doolittle.

from Prairie
on February 01, 2018

The Canadian Music Centre, Prairie Region recently created its Award of Excellence and in considering which organization should be the recipient of its inaugural citation, the answer came immediately: the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.

For its long-standing commitment to the fostering of Canadian music and...

from Prairie
on January 11, 2017

Ravens Album Release Concert – January 24 at the King Eddy, Calgary

On January 20, 2017, Yellowknife musician Carmen Braden will release her debut studio album Ravens through Centrediscs, the Canadian Music Centre’s label....

from Prairie
on January 03, 2017

Michael Ducharme’s X-1 (2015) will be performed by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) led by Resident Conductor, Julian Pellicano. The concert, on Tuesday, January 31 at 7:30pm at the Centennial Concert Hall, is part of the 2017 Winnipeg New Music Festival.

“We’re thrilled Michael was chosen as the winner...

from Prairie
on December 06, 2016

The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra reported in its 2015-2016 Annual Report an accumulated surplus of more than half a million dollars. Financially, things were not always so rosy. At some point in its now almost seventy-year-old existence, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra had a staggering deficit of three million...

from Prairie
on August 30, 2016

"Whether it’s exploring the work of specific composers or searching for music to perform at special events, students, faculty and staff can now access the scores of almost 1,000 composers in the collection of the Canadian Music Centre (CMC) through the library catalogue at the University of Calgary.

from Prairie
on August 12, 2016

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Canadian Music Centre are teaming up to offer a reading session for Canadian composers. This is an unparalleled opportunity for composers to hear their works rehearsed in a professional orchestra setting while gaining experience working with a professional organization.

from Prairie
on August 03, 2016

Calgarian Thomas Yu wowed the crowd in Fort Worth TC at the Seventh Cliburn International Amateur Piano Competition with his rendition of Butterflies and Bobcats by CMC Associate Composer David McIntyre . His...