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from National
on February 6, 2019

"Submissions are now being accepted for the 2020 Azrieli Music Prizes (AMP). Sponsored by the Azrieli Foundation, it’s described as “Canada’s largest prizes for music composition.”

Composers are invited to compete for one of three prizes, which each include $50,000 cash, a live performance of the composition...

from National
on February 5, 2019

Kingston Canadian Music Festival offers Affairs of The Heart: The Life & Music of Marjan Mozetich

from National
on January 31, 2019

MUN grad Bekah Simms nominated for award for classical composition

"Bekah Simms watched the live Juno Award nomination announcements this week on a whim and was shocked to hear her name among the nominees.

The 28-year-old Mount Pearl native’s classical composition “Granitic” is one of the five pieces...

from National
on January 29, 2019

Congratulations to our Associate Composers Bekah Simms, Vincent Ho, Cassandra Miller, Nicole Lizée, and Ana Sokolović, all nominated for a JUNO for Classical Composition of the Year. We would also like to extend our congratulations to the nominated ensembles who recorded works by Canadian composers: Thunder Bay...

from National
on January 29, 2019

"NEW HAMBURG — During his final days, confined to a hospital bed, his breath rapid and shallow, composer, music teacher and choral conductor, Alfred Kunz, battled his growing incapacity, just as he had been doing for the past two years.

When his heart was failing and doctors warned him to rest Alf walked his...

from National
on January 28, 2019

"A theatrical hybrid is making its way to the stage in late January and it’s not holding back. Tapestry Opera and Theatre Passe Muraille present the world premiere of Hook Up, a story of the complex freedom and responsibility of being a freshman, away from home for the first time.

from National
on January 27, 2019

Cutting-edge classical music may be the provenance of a subterranean close-knit community, but it is nonetheless alive and well in Alberta. One of the leading Calgary practitioners is the Timepoint Ensemble, with a core of six artists regularly augmented by other Calgary player

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 National
on January 24, 2019

Announcing the Roberta Stephen Award

The Roberta Stephen Award, worth $500, offers support to a Canadian woman composer aged 36 or older for professional development such as further studies, conferences, or workshops, or composers’ festivals. The prize was created by the generous provision...

from National
on January 17, 2019

"January has earned a reputation as new music festival month, and members of the new music community have much to anticipate in this particular new year. Since the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) launched its annual, and still ongoing, New Music Festival in 1992, the festival format has been embraced...