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Update: July 30 The Canadian government issued a press release today extending the Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB), the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy by 4 weeks to October 23. The announcement also included an increase of the rate of support employers and organizations can receive during the period between August 29 and September 25, 2021 from a maximum of 20% to 40%. See the government’s backgrounder here. April 20 update: It was announced yesterday that the federal government is extending the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) programs until…

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Update: July 30 The Canadian government issued a press release today extending the Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB), the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy by 4 weeks to October 23. The number of weeks claimants can receive the CRB is also getting a boost, to 54 weeks from the previous 50.  Update: April 20 Justin Trudeau’s government released its budget for the 2020/2021 fiscal year yesterday. The budget proposes to extend the maximum eligibility period for receiving the Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB) by 12 weeks. For the first four of the twelve additional weeks, Canadians…

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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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Interns: Editorial, Fundraising and Web Programming (3 available) La Scene Musicale Location: Montreal, Quebec Posted: May 1, 2020 Deadline: until positions are filled Salary: $14.25/hr Duration: 8 to 12 weeks (beginning May 15, 2020) 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 related to the preparation and publication of an arts magazine; Taking part in all editorial and production meetings; Working…

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CORONA Serenades by La Scena Musicale  La Scena Musicale is proud release CORONA Serenades Concert Week 1, a 30-minute compilation of the best performances after the service’s first full week. Click on the image to view the video on YouTube. SONG LIST / RÉPERTOIRE: La vie en rose (Édith Piaf, Louiguy) – Yara Zeitoun, soprano Lamma Bada Yatathanna (traditional Andalusian song) – Yara Zeitoun, soprano Près des ramparts Séville (Carmen / Georges Bizet) – Anne Marie Sheridan, mezzo-soprano Alma Mía (Bola de Nieve) – Marie-Annick Béliveau, mezzo-soprano Di provenza il mar il suol (La Traviata / Giuseppe Verdi) – Christopher…

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Giorgia Fumanti, one of the top classical crossover artists in the world, will join the roster of singers participating in CORONA Serenades, an initiative of La Scena Musicale designed to bring the joy of music to people in a time of adversity. The service is free for front-line care workers and those infected by the Coronavirus. ABOUT GIORGIA | ORDER | MEDIA “This is a pivotal moment for people all over the world,” the Quebec-based soprano said. “The challenges are immense and we are all only human. And as humans we need music.” GIORGIA FUMANTI A native of Tuscany, Giorgia Fumanti discovered her…

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