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...
ISCM World New Music Days 2017: Vancouver Welcomes the World

ISCM World New Music Days 2017: Vancouver Welcomes the World

From November 2-8, 2017, Canada welcomes the world as Vancouver hosts the ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Since its founding in 1922, the International Society for Contemporary Music has been the world’s premier network for new music. Each year, its festival is hosted...
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...