Welcome to the Canadian Music Centre in BC

Celebrating 40+ Years of Musical Creativity!

Connecting you to the ever-changing world of Canadian musical creation through Performance, Education, and Promotion

About CMC BCDonate

The Murray Adaskin Salon

An intimate, new performance space in downtown Vancouver. Available to rent.

The CMC’s new Murray Adaskin Salon is a cultural jewel in the heart of downtown Vancouver with a street-level entrance on Davie Street between Howe and Hornby.


Rediscovering An Erased Composer: Ross Alden

Please join us on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 7pm in our uniquely intimate Murray Adaskin Salon for our Celebration of lost composer Ross Alden on the occasion of what would have been his 100th Birthday. Ross Alden is the sixth composer we have now fêted...

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The Music of Ross Alden

On Monday, February 10th at 7:00 pm in the Murray Adaskin Salon in Vancouver, the Canadian Music Centre will celebrate the life and work of composer Ross Alden on the occasion of what would have been his 100th Birthday. Ross Alden (1920–2008) was a pianist and teacher...

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Please Help Us Reach Our Goal

Dear Friends, We are just a few thousand dollars short of reaching our fundraising goal for 2019. Could you help us? We are a small team, trying to do a lot. Every donation, small or large, helps extend our efforts and goes directly to the programs we offer — our...

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Vancouver Creative Hub
and the Murray Adaskin Salon
837 Davie Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1B7


Your gift provides a wide range of services and programming to composers, students, researchers, performers, conductors, educators, broadcasters, and everyone with a passion for music. The CMC is a registered charity with Canada Revenue Agency.

Canada Council for the Arts
Province of British Columbia
BC Arts Council
City of Vancouver
Vancouver Foundation
SOCAN Foundation