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About Music

The Music Section supports the ongoing development of outstanding Canadian artistically driven music, created, performed, produced and...

Kiah Hachey and Karen Flahrety

Artist Story

Katajjak at Northern Lights

After Greenland, Iceland, Mongolia and Switzerland, Kiah Hachey and Karen Flaherty sing katajjak in Ottawa at Northern Lights 2012! The Nunavut artists performed this throat singing art that mimics the wind, sea and birds. A unique Inuk sound...

Juno Awards 2014

Congratulations to all Canada Council-funded artists nominated for a Juno Award!

Serena Ryder (Album of the Year, Single of the Year, Songwriter of the Year and Juno Fan Choice Award) A Tribe Called Red...

Saint John String Quartet. Photo: Rob Roy.

Artist Story

SJSQ in France

With its performances of Canadian composers, the Saint John String Quartet (SJSQ) promotes Canadian music in France…

Joseph L Rotman

News Release

Canada Council honours the memory and contributions of Chair Joseph L. Rotman

Ottawa, January 27, 2015 – The Canada Council is deeply saddened at the news of the passing of our Chair, Mr. Joseph L. Rotman. We...

5 Questions: Andréa Tyniec, violinist

(Originally published on culture365.ca as "The Beauty of the Beast... and the Power of Performance") Toronto-based violinist Andréa Tyniec has thrilled audiences across Canada with her incredible talent and her 1900 Stefano Scarampella violin on loan from the Canada Council’s Musical...

Participant in the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra's Sistema program. Photo: Carmyn Joy Effa

Orchestras: Fiddler Off the Roof (and in your streets)

Canadian symphony orchestras have long played a vital role in promoting and disseminating  artistically-driven music in our country. Through concert performance, mentorship, and other creative connections with audiences, Canadian orchestras have been reaching the public in ever more diverse...

2014 Dora Mavor Moore Awards

Congrats to the winners of 2014 Dora Mavor Moore Awards.

The Canada Council for the Arts is proud to support the artistic journey of Canada’s innovative performing artists. Colin...

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Past recipients

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