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from Québec
on January 18, 2018

The Canadian Music Centre is saddened to learn of the death of Associate Composer François Morel (1926-2018). One of the most important Québec composers in the period following the war, he was internationally recognized as a composer, teacher, and conductor. He also worked at Radio-Canada for many years. His music...

from National
on January 18, 2018

Vocalypse Productions is accepting applications for:

Opera From Scratch 2018

A one week long opera program for Singers and Composers (August 12th – 19th, 2018)

Application deadline is March 30th, 2018

from National
on January 12, 2018

"Is everything old new again? The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s New Music Festival suggests so. Over the course of five days, there’s a strong old/new thread running through the 2018 programming.

Central to the enterprise is the VSO’s popular composer-in-residence Jocelyn Morlock..."

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from National
on January 9, 2018

Canadian Women Composers Project addresses the catch-22

"When you hear a piece of music, you will have one of two reactions. You will either like it enough to listen to it again, or you won’t. You might like the melody, the harmony, or the way the poetry makes you feel. Then again, you might...

from Ontario
on January 8, 2018

Introducing the EQ Women in Electronic Music Participants for 2018
 

from National
on December 15, 2017

The Canadian Music Centre will be closed December 22nd at 1 pm and will reopen January 2nd.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

from National
on December 14, 2017

"Each year at the University of Toronto’s New Music Festival, a composer is invited to be the Roger D. Moore Distinguished Visitor in Composition. This year the festival, which runs from January 21 to 28, will host Canadian composer, sound artist and keyboardist Nicole Lizée. I’ve been fascinated by Lizée’s unique...

from National
on December 14, 2017

"Carleton University music professor Elaine Keillor will give $2 million to the university to bolster research on Canadian music, a topic that she has championed.

The university announced Tuesday that Keillor’s gift, which will include a bequest in her will, will be used to create the Helmut Kallmann Chair...

from National
on December 5, 2017

PS Guelph, ArtsEverywhere.ca, and the Canadian Music Centre are partnering to bring you the How to Play Your World contest!

Empower your students with the joy of sound making, record the results, and be eligible to win the GRAND PRIZE: a...

from National
on December 5, 2017

"The term "new music" is a confusing one: It doesn't mean all recent music, but rather something quite narrow and specific. When critics talk about "new music," they are referring to that subset of the art music tradition that is contemporary. We can't call it classical any more, because there's nothing either...