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!
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.
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Loan requests can be made through the CMC website and will be sent by mail. The CMC Shop orders for printed scores and recordings will continue to take a little longer than usual to proceed.
The CMC offices remain closed to the public until further notice. We remain available online to answer your questions.