Orchestras Canada/Orchestres Canada (OC) is seeking qualified individuals to serve on its Board of Directors, starting in September 2017. The Governance Committee has identified at least 1 vacancy. Nominations (including basic contact information, a biography, and a statement of interest in serving) should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by close of business on August 25. Beyond Read more about Call for Nominations to the Board of Orchestras Canada/Orchestres Canada[…]
In early August, Orchestras Canada submitted a brief to the federal Standing Committee on Finance as part of the committee’s annual pre-budget consultation process. Informed by a member consultation, our discussions with advocacy partners, our sense of the current political climate, and discussions with OC’s Advocacy Committee, OC made four recommendations to the Committee this Read more about Orchestras Canada Makes Recommendations to the Federal Standing Committee on Finance[…]
For immediate release: 22 June 2017 Ardyth Brott, Executive Director for the Brott Music Festival, is the winner of the Orchestras Canada Betty Webster Award for 2017. Ms Brott will receive the Award at a Brott Music Festival concert during the 2017 festival. The Betty Webster Award is presented each year to one individual or Read more about “Driving Creative Force” for Music in Canada Wins National Award[…]
On the closing day of Orchestras Canada’s national conference in Montreal, OC Executive Director Katherine Carleton gave an update on the development of a new Manifesto for Canadian orchestras committed to strengthening their work in Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (aka “IDEA”), and presented a near-final draft of the Manifesto for consideration by those in Read more about Developing a new IDEA: an Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility Manifesto for Canadian Orchestras[…]
The full conference program is available here. Presentations, resources and audio-recordings will be posted to individual day pages soon. Mark your calendar and please join us in Calgary next year: OC Calgary 2018 – 30 May-1 June!