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HOT TAKE | Female Composers In Musical Toronto

By Sara Schabas on May 2, 2017

Only 1.8 percent of music programmed by major U.S. orchestras is written by women. How does Toronto fare?
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FEATURE | Why It Is So Important The COC Gets Louis Riel Right

By Sara Schabas on April 16, 2017

The COC brings Louis Riel to light with an aim for reconciliation, and most importantly, input from Indigenous artists.
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FEATURE | What Musicians Can Learn From Athletes

By Robin Roger on March 31, 2017

This week at the Music and Health Research Collaboratory Colloquium at the University of Toronto, they pose the question, "Should sport and music team up?” The answer may surprise you.
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FEATURE | Musical Tributes: Stories We Ignore At Our Peril

By Brian Chang on February 11, 2017

The first in our series exploring choral works, small and large, created to fight against conflict, war, destruction, murder, and loss. This week, Benjamin Britten’s anti-war masterpiece War Requiem.
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TRUTH AND MATTER | The Great Divide Between Popular And Classical Music May Not Be As Wide As You Think

By William Beauvais on December 20, 2016

From religious edicts that separated musical styles to economic ones that integrate them, the great musical divide is a continuing story.
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EDITORIAL | Ho Ho No? : The Problem With Christmas Music Programming (Part Two)

By Robin Roger on December 2, 2016

Christmas Music in a Multicultural World — how do non-Christian music lovers get through December? (Part Two)
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EDITORIAL | Oh No No? : The Problem With Christmas Music Programming (Part One)

By Robin Roger on November 30, 2016

Christmas Music in a Multicultural World — how do non-Christian music lovers get through December? (Part One)
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TRUTH AND MATTER | Community Music: A Legacy To Be Proud Of

By William Beauvais on October 27, 2016

From small church choirs to high school musicals, columnist William Beauvais reflects on the rich fabric of community music that runs through Canada.
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FITS & BURSTS | What Composers Can Learn From Tupac Shakur

By Michael Vincent on March 23, 2016

When creating feels like pulling teeth, it's time to look at other ways to work smarter, not harder.
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OPEN LETTER | From Canada Council For The Arts' Simon Brault Following Budget 2016

By Musical Toronto on March 22, 2016

Canada Council for the Arts' Director and CEO Simon Brault responds to 2016 Federal Budget announcement which includes an extra $40 million plus the doubling of their annual budget.
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