We Need Your Help!

We Need Your Help!

Dear Friends, Like you, we believe the world needs Canadian culture more today than at any time in its past. We believe that young people deserve to learn how to express themselves and tell their own stories through music. And we believe in providing opportunities to...
The Murray Adaskin Salon Concert Series: A Mid-Season Recap

The Murray Adaskin Salon Concert Series: A Mid-Season Recap

It may be hard to believe, but here we are in December, and already halfway through the Murray Adaskin Salon Concert Series’ second season. So far, we have enjoyed three fabulous, sold-out concerts featuring the music of Lloyd Burritt, Jean Ethridge, and Hubert...
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...
The Amazing True Story of Hubert Klyne Headley

The Amazing True Story of Hubert Klyne Headley

“Somehow, music can stir our souls and bridge the gap between what we imagine the world to be and what we conceive as its potential state of being. When hungry souls hear from a great symphony those cherished, dreamed-of and longed-for expressions and can say,...
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,...
New Beginnings at the Prince George Symphony Orchestra

New Beginnings at the Prince George Symphony Orchestra

CMC BC Head Librarian Stefan Hintersteininger recently spent the weekend of October 19th through 22nd in Prince George, performing as guest principal cellist with the PGSO for the orchestra’s 2017/2018 New Beginnings season-opening concert, O Canada! Celebrating...