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,...
The Fall Of 2020

The Fall Of 2020

Does the title of this article — The Fall Of 2020 — sound a little too dire? I didn’t mean it to, when we have so much good news to share. I wrote it thinking about the time of year, not realizing then how ominous it sounded. But afterwards I decided that making...
Saturday In The Park With Mark

Saturday In The Park With Mark

On Saturday, September 19, I had the rare pleasure of reading ten poems I wrote during lockdown, accompanied by one of this city’s great musicians — flutist-extraordinaire (and WCMA’s new Classical Musician of the Year!) Mark Takeshi McGregor — in George...
Introducing New CMC BC Administrator Heather Molloy

Introducing New CMC BC Administrator Heather Molloy

The Canadian Music Centre in BC is excited to introduce our new BC Administrator, Heather Molloy. Heather Molloy joins CMC BC with a strong background in arts administration, having worked in a supervisory role in the box office at Bard on the Beach; as well as for...
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...