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!
In March, the Canada Council convened its first-ever Arts in a Digital World Summit in Montreal. To prepare for the event, Orchestras Canada asked member orchestras from coast to coast to share their achievements and their plans in the digital realm. We’re inspired by their achievements and their potential! Here’s a small sample of what Read more about Canadian Orchestras in a Digital World[…]
The time is now for us to tell our story. Decision-makers from all sectors need to understand how orchestras are meeting the needs of their communities and their citizens. We need to share the impact of our collaborative programs, demonstrate our innovation and articulate the value we offer Canadians from all walks of life. We Read more about Telling our story: the impact of Canadian Orchestras[…]