8 x 5: 8 New 5-Minute Quartets Inspired By Art

8 x 5: 8 New 5-Minute Quartets Inspired By Art

Join us Monday evening, June 17 at 7pm in the architecturally spectacular rennie museum for ‘8 x 5’ — a special evening featuring the world premiere of eight new, five-minute string quartets performed by the internationally renowned Borealis String...
Jon Washburn Receives CMC BC 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award

Jon Washburn Receives CMC BC 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award

Conductor and Composer Jon Washburn was presented with CMC BC’s 2019 Barbara Pentland Lifetime Achievement Award at his final concert conducting the Vancouver Chamber Choir as Music Director Friday night, May 10. My remarks in presenting the award to Jon follow:...
CMC BC Welcomes New Members To BC Advisory Council

CMC BC Welcomes New Members To BC Advisory Council

CMC BC is pleased to welcome three new members to the BC Advisory Council of the Canadian Music Centre, who were were elected at the BC Annual Meeting held on Monday, April 15, 2019 in CMC BC’s Murray Adaskin Salon. The new Council members are Rosemary Thompson,...
Third Annual Jean Coulthard String Quartet Readings

Third Annual Jean Coulthard String Quartet Readings

2019 Seminar Features Composer Dr. Jennifer Butler, Borealis String Quartet & artwork from Rennie Museum Exhibition The Canadian Music Centre is pleased to announce the third annual Jean Coulthard String Quartet Readings, a seminar led this year by Composer Mentor...