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

David Myles, singer-songwriter.

Artist Story

Australia for David Myles

David Myles’ Into the Sun, a musical exploration of Brazilian and African rhythms, was a success in Canada. Thanks in part to a Council travel grant, the singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist earned acclaim in Australia also, at the 2011 Woodford Folk Festival...

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…

News Release

It’s time for our Annual Public Meeting!

On January 20 at 4 pm, we invite you to join us for our 2015 Annual Public Meeting.

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...

recipients / beneficiares

Past recipients

Here's a handy tool: a searchable database of past grant recipients and prize winners.