Renewal

Renewal

Renewal is very much in the air. We can see it all around us as the natural world gives birth again to abundance and plenty, ushering in entire new generations of insects and birds and animal life and the plants that sustain us all.  I’ve been working up on the...
Introducing BIPOC Voices

Introducing BIPOC Voices

CMC BC is proud to help introduce BIPOC Voices, a new resource to help opera companies, orchestras, and individuals find and program music by culturally diverse composers. BIPOC Voices is currently accepting submissions of works for voice and instruments, and looking...
What’s In A Name?

What’s In A Name?

(Feature Photo credit: Miss604.ca) I took part in a terrific Land Acknowledgement workshop this past week put on by Nahanee Creative’s founder Ta7talíya Michelle Nahanee, with a moving introduction by Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) Chief Janice George. Ta7talíya is...
A Time For Reflection And Renewal

A Time For Reflection And Renewal

Dear Friends, I’m writing this on Thursday, December 10, 2020, as this terrible year slowly begins to wind down. Like many of you, we here at CMC BC have been so busy responding to the urgent crisis that overtook us all at the beginning of the year that it is...
CMC BC Elects More Diverse Advisory Council

CMC BC Elects More Diverse Advisory Council

Members elected a more diverse Advisory Council at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Music Centre in BC, including Indigenous and GLBTQ2S+ representation, a preponderance of women, and growing participation by racialized minorities. The new Chair of the Council...
CMC BC’s First Online Annual Meeting

CMC BC’s First Online Annual Meeting

CMC BC held the organization’s first-ever online Annual Meeting on Tuesday, October 27, at 7pm, the meeting being delayed into the Fall as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the meeting, composer Jennifer Butler was elected Chair of the BC Advisory Council,...