« Announced this week, the Canadian Music Centre has launched a new online hub for contemporary music composers and ensembles.
Picanto.ca aims to “nurture, support and showcase Canadian creative talent at home and abroad”. The focus is on Canadian contemporary music with music-video offerings, documentaries, educational videos and livestreaming events happening across Canada.
“How can we find and promote the amazing work being done by Canadian music creators and performers in the vast sea of digital content that has become our daily lives? Picanto.ca is one answer to this question,” states a press release.
At the time of this reporting, there are 213 videos aggregated on the site, with hosting provided by YouTube.
This summer, Picanto.ca announced an open call for Canadian music-video investments in the amount of $5,000 each for a total of seven new commissions. The chosen winners will be released late in 2021… »