Wishing You All The Joy That Summer Can Offer

Wishing You All The Joy That Summer Can Offer

I thought it would be helpful to provide a brief update on our plans for the rest of the summer as we take some time to allow staff a needed break and begin to prepare for the fall. Today marks the last release until September of our Unaccompanied Online Concert...
First Annual Elliot Weisgarber Workshop

First Annual Elliot Weisgarber Workshop

The Canadian Music Centre in BC is pleased to announce the First Annual Elliot Weisgarber Workshops, a free online seminar for emerging composers under 30. Drawing on the success of our Jean Coulthard String Quartet Readings, the Elliot Weisgarber Workshops are...
Looking Back, Moving Forward

Looking Back, Moving Forward

Greetings! Having survived the Ides of March and a Spring that seemed so full of peril, I thought we should take a brief look back to review what we’ve managed to accomplish over the past six months or so, as well as cast our gaze ahead towards some of our plans...
Love, Fear, and Hope In An Age of Anxiety

Love, Fear, and Hope In An Age of Anxiety

Amazingly, despite the fact Time itself seemed to stand still for weeks on end through April and into May, it somehow has managed to march on, bringing Spring itself in its wake. And if no further proof were needed that time has indeed progressed, our hair is now even...
The World To Come

The World To Come

Dear Friends and Colleagues: As government agencies begin talking about tentative steps to begin re-opening economies and cultures in the next few weeks, it’s important we take the time now to discuss and plan for a better future. Which requires some assessment...
Missing You

Missing You

Dear Friends, The times we are living through are as strange as any we have known. We find ourselves united in a powerful common cause, participating collectively in a massive and epic struggle against a common foe. Yet we have never been nor felt more alone. We have...
A Letter From The BC Director

A Letter From The BC Director

I am writing you as we begin the second week of social distancing required by COVID-19, as well as both concomitantly and rather surprisingly the first week of Spring. I thought it would be helpful to share with you where we are in terms of the Canadian Music Centre’s...
Unaccompanied: A New Online Concert Series

Unaccompanied: A New Online Concert Series

CMC BC, in partnership with Redshift Music Society, is pleased to announce Unaccompanied, a new online concert series featuring video recordings of live performances of Canadian works written for solo instruments. Initially ten musicians are being asked to record a...