• Tuesday, January 9, 2018
    This year on January 8th, the SMCQ and the Commission scolaire de Montréal (CSDM) welcomed approximately forty music teachers for an entire day focussed on choral singing in schools. Animated by dynam… Continued
  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017
    Les 25, 26 et 27 octobre dernier, la Fédération des Associations de Musiciens Éducateurs du Québec (FAMEQ) a tenu son congrès annuel dans les locaux de l’UQÀM. Bien sûr, la SMCQ était au rendez-vous!… Continued
  • Monday, October 23, 2017
    In order to highlight the 20th anniversary of its Youth programme, the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec (SMCQ) has developed a completely new educational platform. Starting on October 25th,… Continued
  • Wednesday, July 13, 2016
    The SMCQ youth sector enjoyed a successful year. Les Fonoformies and Le piano muet respectively conquered 877 adult and 1511 children this season. Beginning in October Les Fonoformies will leave at to… Continued
  • Saturday, May 28, 2016
    After Montréal, we’re heading off to Abitibi-Témiscamingue for Fonoformies with shows in Val d’Or and Rouyn-Noranda. The show will also be presented at the Grand rendez-vous du CQM. La Fugue, will be… Continued
  • Wednesday, April 27, 2016
    On April 27th, from 1 pm until 2:15 pm the Budding Composers will be performing their creations at the 5e salle de la Place des Arts as part of the All Ears project. Free and opened to the general pub… Continued
  • Monday, March 14, 2016
    The SMCQ Youth Sector shows are still on tour. Following Fonformies (Montréal) La Fugue has been presented in Frankfurt (Germany).… Continued
  • Thursday, February 18, 2016
    Following on the Piano muet tour is our new youth production entitled Fonoformies. Performances are planned during Spring Break at the Grande bibliothèque and in Saint-Laurent. More info… Continued
  • Thursday, February 11, 2016
    This year the SMCQ has sent out 13,000 comic strips to schools participating in the All Ears project, focusing on John Rea. Do you know of any educators who might be interested? Pass on the word befor… Continued
  • Wednesday, October 28, 2015
    In this 2nd video of the series dedicated to John Rea, discover how he became a composer.… Continued
  • Thursday, October 22, 2015
    Catch the first episode dedicated to the honoured composer as part of the SMCQ Homage Series. About his first steps in music (English subtitle).… Continued
  • Tuesday, October 20, 2015
    Teachers and their students can now register for All Ears/All Play 2015-2016. Let your students know!… Continued
  • Monday, March 23, 2015
    The new version of Piano muet continues touring Québec. This past Sunday, it was performed in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield. Continued
  • Monday, November 17, 2014
    In other news, a youth sector kiosk will be set up to showcase the SMCQ’s educational activities as part of the OMEA (Ontario Music Educators’ Association) conference in London, Ontario. A presentatio… Continued
  • Monday, November 10, 2014
    Le piano muet, in a new version staged by Marc Béland, will be heard this month! Firstly in Montreal at the beginning of the month, then in Quebec City on November 22nd. Additionally, Concerto au sol… Continued
  • Thursday, October 9, 2014
    This month features several events for young people: “Budding Composers” training for staff Composers as well as upcoming workshops for ESBM students. Plus a kiosk at the ROSEQ (Réseau des Organisateu… Continued
  • Tuesday, July 15, 2014
    Throughout the summer, the SMCQ will give workshops at Camp musical Père Lindsay and at the UdeM day camps. These workshops will explore the geographical and sound environment of City Life, our Septem… Continued
  • Monday, June 16, 2014
    Denis Gougeon and Gilles Vigneault’s children’s story, Le piano muet, will be presented in a new version featuring stage direction by Marc Béland. Rehearsals and a showcase will be held in June prior… Continued
  • Monday, March 10, 2014
    Claire Cavanagh (SMCQ Youth) will be giving 72 workshops in no less than 24 classrooms to prepare young people who will be attending the Six thèmes solaires dress rehearsal. This initiative falls with… Continued
  • Monday, February 17, 2014
    This month the festival du Mois Multi (Quebec City) welcomes Concerto au sol. The multidisciplinary show, produced by the SMCQ and conceived by Félix Boisvert is an obvious pairing with the theme of t… Continued
  • Wednesday, January 29, 2014
    Le festival du Mois Multi (Ville de Québec) accueille Concerto au sol ce mois-ci. Le spectacle multidisciplinaire produit par la SMCQ et conçu par Félix Boisvert allait évidemment de paire avec le thè… Continued
  • Monday, January 20, 2014
    More than 18,000 comic books have already been distributed to classes participating in the 2013-14 All Ears/All Play project! Onstage, Le piano muet and Compositeurs en herbe are also something to loo… Continued
  • Monday, November 11, 2013
    “A masterful performance, poetic, enormously sensitive”; “a jewel of a show”… This is the enthusiastic media result garnered by the October performance of Concerto au sol. Bravo to designer Félix Bois… Continued
  • Thursday, October 24, 2013
    The SMCQ is pleased to announce the launch of its 2013-14 All Ears / All Play educational project. This launch marks the start of an enormous gathering focused on composer Denis Gougeon. Indeed throug… Continued
  • Thursday, October 10, 2013
    On October 15th, Concerto au sol, Félix Boisvert’s new show, produced by the SMCQ in conjunction with théâtre Aux Écuries, begins its run. Discover this emotional tribute to music through an original… Continued
  • Monday, October 7, 2013
    The SMCQ is appealing to the general public to support its ambitious educational project, the developement of the iPad Musicolateur, a “composing machine” conceived by Yves Daoust. Join in this advent… Continued
  • Tuesday, August 27, 2013
    SMCQ concerts, Homage Series, youth events… complete details on our new season are finally available! Get out your agendas: this year there are over 50 dates to book with the SMCQ, aside from approxim… Continued
  • Thursday, August 8, 2013
    … in person… Our honored composer visited the camps musicaux de l’Université de Montréal and Père Lindsay to meet young music lovers ages 6 to 16. He spoke to them about his personal journey and his f… Continued
  • Wednesday, July 3, 2013
    To preview the SMCQ 2013-14 Homage Series, dedicated to Denis Gougeon, this summer we invite you to take to the roads of Quebec! On three stops you can discover the composer under the sun: Estrie: {c… Continued
  • Tuesday, May 7, 2013
    Having travelled through Quebec and recently toured in France, the SMCQ Jeunesse performance of La Fugue will be shown in Sudbury from April 30th until May 3rd and in Toronto from May 6th until May 16… Continued
  • Monday, April 29, 2013
    On May 1st The Musicolateur will be present at the “Sommet de l’iPad en éducation” at Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel. On the program: presentation of the tablet prototype by designer Yves Daoust.… Continued
  • Wednesday, December 12, 2012
    The SMCQ youth component was well represented at the Congrès FAMEQ 2012, an international conference focusing on the theme of L’apprentissage de la musique: son apport à la vie de l’apprenant du 21e s… Continued
  • Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Congratulations to Philippe Prud’homme, big winner of the first SMCQ Jeunesse piano competition. The jury, composed of Walter Boudreau, Louise Bessette and Pierre Jasmin, was swept away by the talent… Continued
  • Tuesday, October 30, 2012
    There is still time to register for the first edition of the SMCQ Jeunesse piano competition! Participate by interpreting an original work by our maestro Walter Boudreau. The prize-winner will perform… Continued
  • Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Participate in the SMCQ Jeunesse Piano Competition focused on an original work by our maestro Walter Boudreau! Brief background In his pursuit to promote today’s Canadian repertoire, in January 2013,… Continued
  • Thursday, May 3, 2012
    SMCQ Jeunesse achieved a tremendous success, with, more than 18,000 young participants in All Ears / All Play. What a record! And the children say it best!… Continued
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2012
    Check out your kid’s backpacks for lots of info on Ana Sokolović! From April 10th to the 13th, All Ears / All Play will introduce contemporary music in a way that’s both enjoyable and educational. The… Continued
  • Wednesday, November 30, 2011
    À l’occasion du lancement du Grand jeu / Grande écoute 2012, la SMCQ invite les professeurs de musique à participer à ce projet éducatif de grande envergure. Pour cela, inscrivez votre classe et vous… Continued
  • Monday, November 21, 2011
    Le spectacle La Fugue, une coproduction SMCQ jeunesse — Qui va là, gagnant du prix Opus du meilleur spectacle jeune public, sera en représentation à Joliette le mardi 22 novembre à 10h au Centre cultu… Continued
  • Thursday, November 17, 2011
    The SMCQ will be participating in the FAMEQ Congress. For this occasion, the SMCQ Youth will launch its All Ears / All Play 2012 project and unveil the new comic book, Ana. To attend the book launch,… Continued
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    The Musicolator a “composition machine” developed by composer Yves Daoust for SMCQ Jeunesse (our youth component), will for the second time be part of a grand performance given by the Orchestre sympho… Continued
  • Wednesday, December 15, 2010
    The La Fugue show is still on tour and its success knows no borders! After Whales, the team was in St. Catharines, Ontario last week and they were received with the same enthusiasm on both sides of th… Continued
  • Tuesday, November 9, 2010
    Actors and musicians of La fugue, our show for teens — presented in tandem with the with the company Qui va là — are currently on tour across the ocean! After its November 2008 presentation at the Fes… Continued
  • Wednesday, August 25, 2010
    A vast array of SMCQ Jeunesse school projects are being launched today. This fall, our special features revolve around the great Halloween Party concert: teachers’ training course, children’s workshop… Continued
  • Tuesday, June 29, 2010
    We were particularly pleased to learn that the last SMCQ Jeunesse musical production, La fugue, performed by the theater company Qui va là, brought back three prizes at the June 22nd Gala des cochons… Continued
  • Wednesday, March 31, 2010
    With April marking the climax of the Homage Series, the Québec art, political and educational milieu have gathered to salute Gilles Tremblay: On April 13th an official tribute will be paid to Trembla… Continued
  • Monday, March 1, 2010
    Quebec teachers please note: there is still time to register your classes for the Le Grand jeu / La Grande écoute project! You need only commit to having your students listen or play a Gilles Tremblay… Continued
  • Tuesday, January 12, 2010
    The Le Grand jeu / La Grande écoute project has already been talked about in many media across the province: Édition Beauce, Québec hebdo, Le Nord-Est (Côte-Nord), L’Oie blanche (Chaudière-Appalaches)… Continued
  • Thursday, November 19, 2009
    The SMCQ will be present at the congress of the FAMEQ (Federation of Music Educators of Québec Associations), which will be held in Montreal from November 19 to 21. All the teachers’ material for the… Continued
  • Tuesday, November 25, 2008
    Audiences for La fugue gave the show the warmest of welcomes for performances given during the Coups de Théâtre festival this past November 19th and 20th. Co-produced by SMCQ Jeunesse / Qui Va là, La… Continued
  • Wednesday, November 12, 2008
    In the wake of our tribute series devoted to Claude Vivier, Harmonie FAMEQ 2008 performed the composer’s Pulau Dewata as part of the Congrès 4 Arts in Trois Rivières, on Friday, November 14th. This wi… Continued
  • Saturday, September 27, 2008
    Le Prix Gratien-Gélinas 2008 pour la relève en écriture dramatique a été décerné à Justin Laramée, pour son texte Transmission. Justin Laramée est membre de la compagnie de théâtre Qui va là et co-cré… Continued
  • Thursday, April 17, 2008
    Avec «Le Grand jeu/ La Grande écoute», plus de 13 000 élèves du Québec jouent ou écoutent en classe une œuvre du compositeur Claude Vivier la semaine de son anniversaire de naissance, le 14 avril proc… Continued
  • Thursday, April 17, 2008
    Dans le cadre de l’événement «Le Grand jeu / La Grande écoute», les élèves de l’école Perce-Neige (Pierrefonds) ont pris l’initiative de consacrer une émission radiophonique au compositeur mis à l’hon… Continued
  • Tuesday, February 5, 2008
    Between the 14th and 18th of April, 2008, join the thousands of young people all over Québec as they listen to and perform one of Vivier’s works! More details…… Continued
  • Tuesday, February 5, 2008
    SMCQ Jeunesse and the Qui theatre company will join forces to present a new work for teenagers on the sensitive theme of street gangs. Three young actors will plunge audiences into a shockingly realis… Continued
  • Thursday, November 1, 2007
    Pour adolescents Une présentation de la Société de musique contemporaine du Québec et de la compagnie de théâtre Qui va là. Interprétation: Félix Beaulieu-Duchesneau, Justin Laramée, Philippe RacineMu… Continued
  • Wednesday, September 20, 2006
    {logo_right:journees_culture} La Société de musique contemporaine en collaboration avec la Fédération des associations des musiciens éducateurs du Québec (FAMEQ) vous invite à participer avec elle aux… Continued
  • Wednesday, September 20, 2006
    {logo_right:journees_culture} La Société de musique contemporaine en collaboration avec la Fédération des associations des musiciens éducateurs du Québec (FAMEQ) vous invite à participer avec elle aux… Continued
  • Sunday, April 30, 2006
    Les amants de nouvelles technologies, les amis des jeunes, les musiciens éducateurs et tous les curieux sont invités à assister au premier concert public mettant en vedette sept musicolateurs et des j… Continued
  • Wednesday, August 17, 2005
    La 8e saison de la SMCQ Jeunesse ne manquera pas d’intéresser les tout—petits, et ceux qui les entourent. D’abord, en septembre lancement officiel du Musicolateur, cette drôle de machine à inventer de… Continued
  • Thursday, February 5, 2004
    Le secteur jeunesse de la SMCQ est heureux d’annoncer la reprise à Montréal de son nouveau conte musical TapaJungle!, inspiré du Livre de la Jungle de Rudyard Kipling, le jeudi 5 février prochain, à l… Continued
  • Tuesday, September 16, 2003
    Le secteur jeunesse de la SMCQ est heureux d’annoncer la création de son nouveau conte musical TapaJungle!, inspiré du Livre de la Jungle de Rudyard Kipling, le 10 octobre prochain, à la Maison de la… Continued
  • Tuesday, November 27, 2001
    La SMCQ Jeunesse est heureuse d’annoncer qu’elle reçoit pour la seconde fois le prix Opus dans la catégorie Production de l’année - Jeune public. En effet, en 1998 le prix lui était attribué pour le c… Continued