ACWC Beginnings Panel


ACWC/AFCC Panel, Feb.27, 2021, 7pm EST Join us on Saturday, February 27th at 7:00 pm eastern time, for a panel discussion of the history of the ACWC/AFCC.  Emily Hiemstra will be in conversation with Carolyn Lomax, Elaine Keillor and Elma Miller.  Carolyn Lomax, along with Mary Gardiner and Ann Southam, began the association to promote and […]

ACWC East Coast Concert

In celebration of the ACWC/AFCC’s 40th anniversary, there will be a live-streamed concert from Halifax, Nova Scotia, on March 8th, 2021, at 1pm, AST. It will be coming to you from The Music Room and will feature Jennifer King, performing piano works by, Monica Pearce, Holly Winter, Alice Ping Yee Ho, Amy Brandon, and Emily […]

ACWC Initiatives Fund Application Deadline

ACWC Initiatives Fund, Deadline – March 15, 2021, is available to all ACWC members.  This special 40th Anniversary ACWC Initiatives Fund will celebrate the 40th anniversary and/or relate to music-making during COVID-19.  Opportunities include: creating new compositions to be played and recorded within Covid-era realities creative compositional networking create 40th Anniversary projects including video interviews documentaries on […]

SHHH!!! Ensemble ACWC 40th Anniversary Concert

An ACWC Anniversary special event concert will be happening on April 24, 2021 at 9pm Eastern. The concert will be available to watch on the ensemble’s website, as well as their YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter accounts.

Soundscapes and More Panel

Soundscapes and More Panel: Saturday, May 15 Join ACWC/AFCC member Emily Hiemstra on Saturday, May 15 at 7pm Eastern time, as she talks to soundscape/electronic composers, Hildegard Westerkamp, Tina Pearson and Carol Ann Weaver.  Emily will discuss their personal stories, what drew them to the field of electronic music, their challenges, their creative process and how they […]

Roberta Stephen Application Deadline

The Roberta Stephen Award, worth $500, offers support to a Canadian woman composer aged 36 or older for professional development such as further studies, conferences, or workshops, or composers’ festivals. The Deadline is: May 31, 2021  Eligibility: Candidates must have a history of public presentation of their work, and must be: Canadian citizens or permanent […]

Augmented Trio Promotions presents Afterglow with On the ‘hat

As part of Augmented Trio Promotion’s, August Tunes of Passion concert series, the ensemble ‘on the hat, will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of the ACWC/ACC in their streamed concert Afterglow. The concert includes works by members Leila Lustig, Sylvia Rickard, Christie Morrison and Diane Berry, and will be coming from beautiful Triangle Mountain, in Victoria. On the ‘hat, consists of Marnie Setka-Mooney, soprano, Diane Berry, flute, and […]

Indigenous Song Panel – Healing, Reconciliation, Partnership.

ACWC Panel: Indigenous Song – Healing, Reconciliation, Partnership. Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 8:00 pm EST by Zoom -Participants: Jean Becker (Inuit, founder of women’s drumming group) Kelly Laurila (Sámi, song-keeper & member of drumming group) Beverley McKiver (Anishinaabe, ACWC composer) Karen Sunabacka (Métis, ACWC composer) Register HERE.