Canada Music Week

Canada Music Week

Canada Music Week is a nation-wide celebration of Canadian composers and their music established by the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers’ Associations in 1960 to commemorate their 25th Anniversary. It takes place each year in the third week of November in...
Hiring A Student Composer For The Summer

Hiring A Student Composer For The Summer

Republished from The Conversation, an academic journal, with the permission of author and CMC Associate Composer John Burge: It’s been years since I attended high school and university in the late 1970s and early ‘80s, but I can clearly recall heading down to the...
40th Anniversary Letter From BC Director Sean Bickerton

40th Anniversary Letter From BC Director Sean Bickerton

Our celebrations of the 40th Anniversary of the Canadian Music Centre in British Columbia this November 2 are taking three forms — musical, social, and historical. We have commissioned a new, 40-second fanfare for trumpet; that fanfare will be premiered at a party,...
Latest Barbara Pentland Awards For Excellence

Latest Barbara Pentland Awards For Excellence

Dedicated to BC Legacy Composer Barbara Pentland, CMC BC’s unique Pentland Awards seek to recognize extraordinary contributions to Canadian music, excellence in composition, and outstanding performances of Canadian music in the Province of BC through four...