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from National
on September 29, 2017

The Canadian Music Centre (CMC) offers its condolences to the family and friends of Jan Matejcek. Following his arrival in this country, Jan became a major force on the contemporary music scene. In his early days he worked for the CMC, then moved into the area of performing rights, culminating in the creation of...

from National
on September 18, 2017

"In celebration of the Canadian Music Centre in BC’s 40th anniversary (1977-2017), we are pleased to announce a composition competition for an original 40-second trumpet fanfare. The winning entry will celebrate some aspect of the CMC in BC’s contribution to the cultural life of the Province of British Columbia...

from National
on September 15, 2017

"Boston, MA – Boston University College of Fine Arts is pleased to announce the appointment of Bramwell Tovey as Director of Orchestral Activities for BU School of Music. Tovey succeeds David Hoose, who led the program from 1987 to 2015. Tovey begins his new role at Boston University in the Fall 2017 semester with...

from Ontario
on September 14, 2017
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from National
on September 14, 2017

"Nova Pon presents as a cautious soul, to the extent that she requested written questions before speaking to the Georgia Straight. But it wasn’t a case of the thoughtful and soft-spoken flutist and composer wanting to control the agenda; she’s simply unused to the spotlight.

“I live under a rock, a bit,” she...

from National
on September 6, 2017

"Perfection, and in particular, the pursuit of perfection in the performing arts, can be an infectious thing. An artist who has attained a high standard of perfection cannot tolerate anything less than that standard in their ongoing work.

Thus it was with pianist, composer and media artist Glenn Gould, whose...

from National
on September 5, 2017

The Azrieli Foundation is proud to announce that composer Kelly-Marie Murphy is the winner of the 2018 Azrieli Commission for Jewish Music. This is the second time that the Azrieli Foundation has awarded the $50,000 prize – the largest of its kind in Canada – which is granted to a Canadian composer based on a...

from National
on August 30, 2017

Director's Statement
"Grubstake Remix began as a live touring show featuring five musicians and six actors. It may be thought of as a layering of archetypes, juxtaposing the language of the silent film screen with the even older language of Shakespeare. A contemporary music score provides a...

from National
on August 23, 2017

"Welcome to the online Japanese Canadian Artist Directory. This directory site has been built on the foundation of a former print directory, Japanese Canadians in the Arts: A Directory of Professionals compiled and edited by Aiko Suzuki in 1994 and its accompanying document, A Resource Guide to Japanese...

from National
on August 22, 2017

"When soprano Clarisse Tonigussi was on the hunt for "something Canadian" to include on her graduating recital, she learned that it was surprisingly easy to fill a programme with music written by men. "It was in that moment I realized that I need to learn more about the music written by our women, here in Canada...