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La Scena Musicale is now open for applications for summer jobs in editorial, fundraising and web programming. All positions are funded by Canada Summer Jobs. Interns: Editorial, Fundraising and Web Programming (3 available) La Scene Musicale Location: Montreal, Quebec Posted: April 25, 2022 Deadline: until positions are filled Salary: $14.25/hr Duration: 8 to 12 weeks Full time (35 hrs/week) or part-time Funding: Canada Summer Jobs Note: work remotely available Volunteers welcome Canada Summer Jobs: Must be 30 years old or less, Canadian or Landed Immigrant. Description (Editorial) Assisting the Editor in chief in his duties; Taking part in all tasks related to…

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Last Thursday, the Federal Government of Canada announced its Budget 2022, and within it, there was some significant news for the arts sector. Starting in 2022-23, $12.1 million will be provided to Ottawa’s National Arts Centre over two years to support the creation, co-production, promotion, and touring of productions with Canadian commercial and not-for-profit performing arts companies. This move would give valuable, and unusual, exposure to NAC productions outside of the national capital. In response to the ongoing revenue losses experienced by Canadian arts, culture, and heritage organizations due to public health restrictions and capacity limits, the budget provides an…

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Update: Dec. 22 Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, announced the federal government’s intention to temporarily expand eligibility for key support programs to ensure Canadians are protected and workers and businesses get the help they need to sustain them through new and necessary public health restrictions. Using regulatory authority provided in Bill C-2, the government intends to introduce new regulations that would: Expand the Local Lockdown Program to include employers subject to capacity-limiting restrictions of 50 per cent or more; and reduce the current-month revenue decline threshold requirement to 25 per cent. Eligible employers will receive…

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Update: Dec. 22 The federal government’s Bill C-2 passed into law last Friday, Dec. 17. The online application is now open as of Dec. 21. The Tourism and Hospitality Recovery Program (THRP) that gives up to 75% of wages and rent is also available to Arts and Cultural organizations that are “organizing, promoting, hosting, supporting or participating in events that meet the artistic or cultural interests of patrons, such as: live performances and exhibits intended for public viewing.” See here for information and to apply. Update: Oct. 21 Today, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance,…

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Montreal, September 15, 2021 – The Orchestre Métropolitain (OM) and its artistic director and principal conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin today introduced the next-generation conductors who will take part in the first edition of the Academy of Orchestral Conducting. Selected after a call for applications launched earlier this summer, six young talents were chosen from a field of 32. They are: Monica Chen (British Columbia); Marie-Claire Cardinal (Quebec); Benoît Gauthier (Quebec); Félix Ste-Marie (Quebec); Trevor Wilson (Ontario); Naomi Woo (Manitoba). The young conductors will be immersed in the symphonic milieu and enjoy backstage access to rehearsals and concerts of the OM’s 2021-2022…

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POSITION TITLE: Azrieli Music Prizes Coordinator STATUS: Full Time, permanent REPORTS TO: Manager – Music, Arts and Cultural (MAC) Initiatives INTERFACES WITH: Prize Laureates, Azrieli Music Prizes Advisory Council, Communications Team, and a broad range of program partners, service contractors and key stakeholders across Canada and internationally LOCATION: This position is based in the Azrieli Foundation’s Montréal office, with occasional travel to the Toronto office. International travel may be required from time to time. DEADLINE: May 14 or until the position is filled POSITION SUMMARY: The Azrieli Music Prizes (AMP) Coordinator is the primary point of contact and principal administrator…

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La Scena Musicale is now open for applications for summer jobs in editorial, fundraising and web programming. All positions are subject to funding. Interns: Editorial, Fundraising and Web Programming (3 available) La Scene Musicale Location: Montreal, Quebec Posted: April 15, 2021 Deadline: until positions are filled Salary: $14/hr Duration: 8 to 12 weeks Full time (35 hrs/week) or part-time Funding: subject to funding from Canada Summer Jobs Note: work remotely available Volunteers welcome Canada Summer Jobs: Must be 30 years old or less, Canadian or Landed Immigrant. Description (Editorial) Assisting the Editor in chief in his duties; Taking part in all tasks…

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Alarming reports on the precarious situation of artists are multiplying here as elsewhere. Many artists now have no choice but to put their careers on hold to find living-wage employment. The most recent alarm bell came from the Quebec Musicians’ Guild, which published, at the end of October, the results of a survey stating that one musician in five has chosen to abandon his career. Guild president Luc Fortin says the artists lost millions with the closing the halls, which had made efforts to comply with sanitary conditions. “It’s pretty serious,” says Fortin. “We have to think of something. It…

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Title: Director of Marketing & Box Office Hours: 35 hours per week: 9am to 5pm (Extra hours including some evenings during events) Job Status: Permanent, full time Start Date: August 31st, 2020 Salary range: $41,860 – $45,500 ($23 to $25/hour) based on experience The Orchestre classique de Montréal (OCM) is one of Canada’s most renowned and oldest ensembles. For over 80 years, this non-profit organization has as its mission to present high quality musical performances, collaborate with a variety of cultural organizations, promote music education, and champion Canadian and, in particular, Quebec talent. The OCM is commited to creating a…

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Update: May 13, 2020 Arts groups expect to survive pandemic: Canada Council survey To better understand the needs of the professional arts sector to overcome the COVID-19 crisis, the Canada Council for the Arts sent a national survey on April 6 to approximately 30,000 of its existing clients (artists, groups, organizations). Within just a few days, 8,842 or 32% of survey invitees replied. The majority of survey respondents (61%) felt that the emergency aid measures would help them withstand the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey and responses reflect the challenges faced by the professional arts sector and address…

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