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About Music

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

Pastelle LeBlanc, musician. Photo: Isabelle Paille.

Artist Story

Pastelle LeBlanc goes solo

In June 2011, PEI singer and accordionist Pastelle LeBlanc of the Acadian band Vishtèn ventured into developing solo material. Her first album will include traditionally-inspired compositions for her instrument, along with a couple of “turluttes.”

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...

David Myles, singer-songwriter.

Artist Story

Myles down under

With Into the Sun, a blend of Brazilian and African rhythms, Canadian David Myles earns acclaim at home and in Australia...

Antoine Malette-Chénier (photo : Kristan Toczko)

News Release

Promising classical performer Antoine Malette-Chénier wins 2014 Michael Measures Prize

A unique collaboration between the Canada Council for the Arts and the National Youth Orchestra of Canada (NYOC), this $25,000 prize recognizes promising talent in the next generation of Canadian classical musicians.

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.