News from the Atlantic regional office of the Canadian Music Centre.

Pursuing his dreams in Halifax – Leaf Music’s Jeremy VanSlyke

Jeremy VanSlyke is just the kind of guy you love reading about, following his classical music dreams, running his own business and juggling family life. We’re not going to repeat all his successes with Leaf Music Inc., the only classical music label east of Quebec; he’s already been profiled in La Scena Musicale (link:  https://myscena.org/wah-keung-chan/leaf-music-the-independant-label-that-could/) [...]

By |2020-07-02T12:02:24-03:002 July 2020|Categories: Atlantic, News|Tags: , , , |

Daryl Jamieson – is nowhere free of bad tidings?

From Japan, composer Daryl Jamieson has created is nowhere free of bad tidings? It’s a setting of Japanese texts from the middle ages, specifically addressing plague, natural disasters and war, and how to respond to them by withdrawing from the world. The piece also won the 3rd Toshi Ichiyanagi Contemporary Prize. Read more here and [...]

By |2020-05-13T17:38:07-03:0013 May 2020|Categories: News|

Chris Palmer and his operatic fantasy for bassoon.

L. Christopher Palmer was born in Holland of Canadian parents, and grew up in London, England. He studied at the Royal College of Music in London, and later at the University of Ottawa. He lives in Halifax, and works as a professional bassoonist with Symphony Nova Scotia. He also plays piano and organ, and has been active in the community as a teacher, coach, conductor and organizer of musical events.

By |2020-04-27T10:18:35-03:0024 April 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |


The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) announces the cancellation of 2020 East Coast Music Awards: Festival & Conference presented by TD due to growing concerns about COVID-19. The event was slated to take place in St. John’s, NL from April 29-May 03, 2020.

By |2020-04-20T12:38:30-03:0016 March 2020|Categories: