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Canadian Music Centre

Site: Toronto - Chalmers House

Service: Ettore Mazzoleni Library

Contact Information
Office Phone 416-961-6601
Fax 416-961-7198
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Primary Contact Matthew Fava, Ontario Regional Director; Email:
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Agency Information
Description (Agency) Exists to stimulate the awareness, appreciation and performance of Canadian music by making the music of its associate composers generally available through the centre's collections, information resources, products and distribution activities.
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1959
Primary Executive Glenn Hodgins, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Office; Email:
Funding Provincial ; Federal ; Fundraising ; Private ; Sale of Goods
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The CMC holds over 30,000 musical scores and 22,000 audio recordings in its free lending library  
* extensive composer profile folios for over 900 Canadian composers  
* small reference book and international periodicals sections  
* computer and private listening stations 
Full library catalogue, composer profile, CD boutique, award-winning educational projects and the Centrestreams 11,000+ track audio service are available online.
Hours Regular hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Summer hours (Jul 1st-Labour Day) Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-1 pm
Dates All year
Areas Served Canada ; International
Eligibility No restrictions
Application No application required
Languages English ; French
Fees None ; Score and resource collections are free for use by the public * audio archive is free for use online * commercial audio collection is free for use in-house
Site Information
Located In Community Toronto Downtown Central
Address & Map
Chalmers House
20 St Joseph St
Toronto, ON M4Y 1J9
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Intersection Yonge St and Wellesley St W
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture
HCSD Sub Heading Arts and Hobby Instruction
Service Categories Arts Appreciation ; Library Audiovisual Services ; Special Libraries

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