Welcome to ACWC


The Association of Canadian Women Composers is the only professional association of women and women-identified composers and musicians in Canada. It actively supports music written by Canadian women. The ACWC promotes its members on this website, and publishes a bi-annual Journal highlighting activities and articles of interest.


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ACWC Piano Collective Concert
May 28, 2017, 3:00pm, free admission
Conrad Grebel Chapel, University of Waterloo (Waterloo, ON)

The ACWC is proud to be presenting the premiere ACWC piano Collective Concert, featuring music by ACWC Piano Collective members composed for and played by student pianists. More.

Call to All Members for Information for International Catalogue of Women’s Compositions

All living women and women-identifying composers/songwriters are invited to submit their information for inclusion in the Online Encyclopedia of Living Women Composers, Songwriters and Creators of Music. Full call and information for submission can be found here.


Information about the benefits of membership, and how to join.


Our next meeting will take place Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 12:00 noon EST, 9:00 PST. If you can be part of this call, please email Carol Ann Weaver <caweaver@uwaterloo.ca>, and send your Skype handle.

ACWC Journal December 2016


“Through Closed Doors” by Anna Pidgorna

Articles by Carol Ann Weaver, Wendalyn Bartley, Maya Badian, Ann Boyd, Edith Covach, Cheryl Duvall & Ilana Waniuk, Sarah Godfrey, and Gayle Young; new member profiles, member news; and current opportunities.

ACWC SoundBox


SoundBox is a monthly email news release featuring concerts of members’ music, opportunities, and composer information.