Congratulations to all the following Associate Composers who are nominated in the category “Classical Composition of the Year”. Andrew Staniland, Bekah Simms, Derek Charke and Dinuk Wijeratne being nominated with Centrediscs!
‘Unheard Of?’ Maybe so — but Toronto composer John Beckwith’s 94th birthday is being celebrated with fanfare
To celebrate he will likely be listening along with many of his admirers to the John Beckwith Songbook, a two-hour, free virtual concert honouring his 70-year career in music.
The 44th Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition 2021 in Strings, taking place online April 16 - 18, 2021, announces their six selected finalists.
Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson's legendary career is being celebrated in a Heritage Minute.
The Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ) is pleased to partner with the Conseil québécois de la musique (CQM) by awarding an amount of $10,000 to James O'Callaghan, winner of the Opus Prize for Composer of the Year.
Is it possible for Inuit-Western musical collaborations to be equitable and equal? The commission and composition of Alexina Louie’s Take The Dog Sled (2008) is an answer to that question. Its creation is one of several small and important steps by Western classical musicians to establish reciprocal and respectful connections with Inuit throat singers.
Composers are invited to compete for one of three prize packages valued at over $200,000 each.
A collection of classical music written by African-American women over the last century is a jewel—an example of the depth and range of compositions that lie waiting to be discovered.
The 30th annual Winnipeg New Music Festival launched into its fourth decade by paying homage to its past, present and future — and you might never know there’s a global pandemic still raging at its very doorstep.
We are saddened by the news that CMC Associate Composer Sydney Hodkinson passed away. Active as a composer, conductor and mentor in many musical spaces, he is remembered for his creativity and camaraderie.