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MISSION: The Canadian Music Centre is the catalyst that connects you to the ever-evolving world of Canadian musical creation through performance, education and promotion.

PURPOSE: The CMC provides unique resources for exploring, discovering, and performing Canadian music. We are passionate about nurturing a musical community that honours our legacy and supports the professional development of Canadian musicians and composers.

VISION: The CMC inspires fresh perspectives, celebrates inventive composers, and provides transformative experiences. We champion artistic diversity and embrace Canada’s rich cultural heritage in creative centres across the country and internationally.

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Upcoming Events

EventRegionLocationDateCost($)
Nymphs of the West
Nymphs of the West
PrairieThe Bella Concert Hall, Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts, Mount Royal University (18 Mount Royal Circle SW, Calgary)20 Oct 201938 (general) / $33 (seniors) / $28 (students)
Calgary New Music Festival - Timepoint Ensemble
Calgary New Music Festival - Timepoint Ensemble
PrairieFestival Hall - 1215 10 Ave SE, Calgary, AB25 Oct 201910 - 15
Calgary New Music Festival - All Caps No Space
Calgary New Music Festival - All Caps No Space
PrairieEngineered Air Theatre - 234 9 Ave SE, Calgary, AB26 Oct 201916
Calgary New Music Festival - Land’s End Ensemble CD Release
Calgary New Music Festival - Land’s End Ensemble CD Release
PrairieFestival Hall - 1215 10 Ave SE, Calgary, AB27 Oct 201910 - 15
Beauty of the Eye
Beauty of the Eye
PrairieSt. Stephen’s Anglican Church (1121 – 14 Avenue SW, Calgary)27 Oct 201925 (general) / $20 (students/seniors) / FREE (children 12 and under)
Calgary New Music Festival - Proteus Saxophone Quartet
Calgary New Music Festival - Proteus Saxophone Quartet
PrairieFestival Hall - 1215 10 Ave SE, Calgary, AB27 Oct 201910 - 15

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The Canadian Music Centre's activities are made possible though the generous support of the following:

  • Supporter: Canada Council for the Arts Logo
  • Supporter: Socan Foundation Logo
  • Supporter: Factor
  • Supporter: Canadian Heritage Logo

  • Supporter: Alberta Arts Foundation
  • Supporter: British Columbia Arts Council
  • Supporter: Conseil des arts et des lettres Québec
  • Supporter: Ontario Arts Council
  • Supporter: Ontario Media Development Corporation
  • Supporter: Ontario Trilium Foundation

  • Supporter: Toronto Arts Council
  • Supporter: City of Vancouver
  • Supporter: Calgary Arts Development
  • Supporter: Calgary Foundation
  • Supporter: Conseil des arts de Montréal
  • Supporter: Vancouver Foundation
  • Supporter: Telus
  • Supporter: Deux Mille Foundation
  • Supporter: CBC Music

We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage (Canadian Music Fund) and of Canada's Private radio broadcasters.