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 live performance of a solo Canadian work of their own choosing. Other musicians will be [...]
Please join us on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 7pm in our uniquely intimate Murray Adaskin Salon for our Celebration of lost composer Ross Alden on the occasion of what would have been his 100th Birthday.
Ross Alden is the sixth composer we have now fêted posthumously, following a long and honourable line that includes Murray Adaskin, Jean Coulthard, Barbara Pentland, Elliot Weisgarber, and Hubert Klyne Headley. Mr. Alden has the distinction, though, of being only the second composer we have submitted posthumously to be awarded Associate Composer status, which was granted by the Canadian Music Centre’s Composer’s Committee late last year.
About the Position Based in our Vancouver Creative Hub, CMC BC’s Administrator is a full-time position. Reporting to the BC Director, the Administrator is responsible for overseeing the office; coordinating rentals and scheduling rental staffing; serving as reception, including receiving payments and donations; handling bank deposits; overseeing box office and providing support for concerts; maintaining [...]
By dmclaughlin|2020-02-01T15:06:22-08:0026 September 2019|Categories: News|
The Canadian Music Centre BC (CMC BC) is pleased to announce Season 4, with six unforgettable concerts celebrating seven outstanding composers: Jacqueline Leggatt, Jocelyn Morlock, Jordan Nobles, Ernst Schneider, Ross Alden, Stephen Chatman, and Leila Lustig.
Last Monday evening, the internationally-celebrated Borealis String Quartet premiered eight new five-minute string quartets written by emerging composers ranging in age from 12 to 50. The concert was the result of an 8-week composition seminar on writing for the string quartet — CMC BC’s Jean Coulthard String Quartet Readings — led by Dr. Jennifer Butler. The quartets [...]