Welcome to ACWC/Bienvenue à AFCC


The Association of Canadian Women Composers (ACWC/AFCC) 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.

L’Association des femmes compositeurs canadiennes (AFCC/ACWC) est la seule association professionnelle des compositrices et des musiciennes au Canada. L’AFCC promeut assidûment la musique écrite par des femmes canadiennes, elle entretient un site web (www.acwc.ca) pour la promulgation des membres, publie un journal semestriel et un e-bulletin mensuel qui soulignent des activités et des articles d’intérêt à ses membres.


ACWC Toronto concert Oct27'17,v3-1
ACWC Concert on Climate Change & Endangered Species
Featuring the music of 12 ACWC composers.
Friday, October 27, 2017, 7:30 pm
Heliconian Club, 35 Hazelton, Toronto.
Tickets $25@door, or online.

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

All 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 ACWC Annual General Meeting took place on Saturday September 23, 2017 at 12:00 Noon EST; 9:00am PST by Skype. You can review the AGM minutes here.

Our next ACWC Meeting will take place Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at 8pm EST/5pm PST. If you can be part of this call, please email Carol Ann Weaver <caweaver@uwaterloo.ca>, and send your Skype handle.

ACWC Journal July 2017


“Through Closed Doors” by Anna Pidgorna

Articles by Carol Ann Weaver, Colleen Athparia, Clarisse Tonigussi, Diane Berry, Gillian Thompson, Elizabeth Gerow, Maria Eduarda Mendes Martins, and Sylvia Rickard; 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.