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Pauline Vaillancourt in Norway Chants Libres Artistic Director Pauline Vaillancourt is in Oslo this month to co-present a seminar and workshop called "The Paths of Opera", with the Norwigian composer Kristin Norderval, at Dramatiken Hus.  Bon voyage Pauline!  
Annual General Meeting in Toronto held its annual meeting of members on October 7 at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts hosted by the Canadian Opera Company. Elected to the board at the meeting were Patricia Barretto, Executive Director, Opera Atelier and Cheryl Hickman, Artistic Director, Opera on the Avalon.    Officers of the board include continuing Board Chair...
Calgary Opera Releases Exclusive Nail Polish Collection   Opéra de Montréal Celebrates Verdi With a Flash Mob in the Metro   The Canadian Opera Company’s Glencore Ensemble Studio School Tour features a new production to open the world of opera to high schools    Just in time for Halloween... Zombie Tosca at Vancouver Opera    
Celebrate the joy of opera during National Opera Week 2013!  From October 25–November 3, organizations and individuals throughout North America will offer fun, free and accessible activities to share the joy of opera with their communities. From flash mobs to open houses, online activities, community performances, lectures and everything in between, National Opera Week events engage the...
At the Edmonton Opera Association’s recent Annual General Meeting, the board of directors appointed Tim Yakimec to the position of General Manager. Yakimec has been with the company for over seven years, as the Director of Production, and served as the Interim Business Manager in the past six months. The board also appointed Jelena Bojic to Assistant General Manager, and elected Richard Cook to...
CSARN Mentorship Program The Canadian Senior Artists’ Resource Network was created by the arts and cultural community to assist professional senior artists, whose contribution to the culture and economy of Canada is profound, to live in their senior years with dignity and respect.   Today, we are thrilled to announce an exciting new mentorship program to be launched in January 2014. This...
Canadian Heritage Matching Program (Endowment Incentives Component) Deadline: December 1, 2013   Canada Council New Funding Program: Leadership for Change Next deadline: December 15, 2013    
Don’t forget that provides free job listings in High Notes as a service to our members! Just send any employment opportunities or audition announcements to   Chants Libres - Responsable des communications et du marketing Application deadline / date limite : October 31 octobre 2013    
Annual Meeting 2013 October 7-8, Toronto, ON Registration deadline extended We are hard at work gearing up for the Annual Meeting of Members on 7- 8 October in Toronto, on the occasion of the opening of Canadian Opera Company's 2013/14 season, featuring Peter Grimes.   Joining us on October 8 will be Nathan Monk (Senior Strategist, Customer Development and Mentor, MaRS I.C.E.), speaking...
Arts Day 2013 Prorogued  Due to the prorogation of Parliament, the Canadian Arts Coalition will be postponing its Arts Day on Parliament Hill this fall.  In light of this, the Coalition will work with its members over the coming weeks to develop an alternative strategy to ensure dialogue on arts and culture with MPs.   For more information, click here.