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Decolonization Series
January 14 @ 7 pm EST — We can’t play their game, their way
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Congratulations to Barbara Croall for receiving the Order of Ontario!
A performer and educator from the Odawa First Nation, Barbara Croall is an acclaimed composer and musician connecting people through music and environmental outdoor education rooted in traditional Anishinaabeg teachings.
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Congratulations to Brian Cherney for receiving the Order of Canada!
"For his lifelong devotion to Canadian music, as an internationally renowned composer, educator and scholar."
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Alexina Louie’s ‘Take the Dog Sled’ blends orchestral music with Inuit throat singing — and it’s now immortalized on the Centrediscs label
“You may feel the rush of the dog sled, hear the call of the snow goose or experience eternity in the flow of the river.”
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A Conversation With ... Phil Nimmons
Just out is an album paying tribute to a Canadian gem and living jazz icon, Phil Nimmons, entitled To The Nth, the brainchild of grandson pianist/arranger Sean Nimmons-Paterson. The eight selections draw from a wealth of compositions that reflect the personal relationships Nimmons had with his beloved Canada and family.
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Welcome to the Canadian Music Centre

The Canadian Music Centre has been supporting, preserving, and celebrating the works of Canadian composers since 1959. As proud and passionate advocates, we offer innovative resources for discovering, exploring, listening to and playing Canadian music online and in five regional hubs.

Serving composers, artists, performing organizations, educators, students and audiences of all ages, we offer a feast for the ears from the heart of our unique cultural experience!

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Welcome to the Canadian Music Centre

The Canadian Music Centre has been supporting, preserving and celebrating the works of Canadian composers since 1959. As proud and passionate advocates, we offer innovative resources for discovering, exploring, listening to and playing Canadian music online and in five regional hubs.

Serving composers, artists, performing organizations, educators, students and audiences of all ages, we offer a feast for the ears from the heart of our unique cultural experience!

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New from Centrediscs

In celebration of his 60th birthday year, Land’s End Ensemble is proud to present this collection of acclaimed chamber works by one of Canada’s most important composers: Omar Daniel. These compositions span 23 years of Dr. Daniel’s musical output and highlights the cultural impact he has made on the Canadian new music scene. Featured on this album is the premiere recording of his Jules Leger Prize-winning masterpiece Zwei Lieder nach Rilke (featuring soprano Laura Hynes), as well as his Piano Trios No. 1 and No. 2, and his Duo for Violoncello and Piano. Other guest artists include Mary Sullivan, David Sussman, Stan Climie, Marcin Swobida, Timothy Borton, Kyle Eustace, and conductor Karl Hirzer.

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