Background and accomplishments


Background

Founded on November 19, 1987, l'Association des organismes musicaux du Québec (AOMQ), became on July 8, 1993 le Conseil québécois de la musique (CQM).

Background and accomplishments

1993-1994
  • The Association des organismes musicaux du Québec (founded in 1987) becomes the Conseil québécois de la musique (CQM)
  • Launch of a mixed musical subscription program, Musique à la Carte
  • Creation of Diapason, a management support service
 
1994-1995
  • Presentation of L'avenir du Conseil des arts du Canada et Commentaires du Conseil québécois de la musique (The Future of the Canada Council for the Arts and Comments by the Québec Music Council) for the Montréal regional Commission on the future of Québec.
  • Organization of the Musique, médias et nouvelles technologies (Music, media and new technologies) Conference

1995-1996
  • Creation of the Le Québec en musique tourism program
  • Organization of the La musique a-t-elle un avenir au Québec ? (Is there a future for music in Québec?) Conference
1996-1997
  • Comparative statistical study of public support to musical creation
  • Creation of the Opus Awards
1997-1998
  • Organization of the first Opus Awards Gala
  • Study on the creation of a multidisciplinary space dedicated to young audiences
1998-1999
  • Organization of the La diffusion et la circulation de la musique de concert au Québec (Broadcast and distribution of concert music in Québec) Conference
  • Presentation of a memorandum to the Commission nationale sur les finances et la fiscalité locales (National Commission on Local Finances and Taxation) with la Coalition québécoise des arts de la scène (The Québec Coalition of Stage Arts)
  • Study on the marketing and development of audiences
1999-2000
  • Presentation of a memorandum to the Culture Commission
  • Study carried out with l'Alliance pour le financement de la danse, de la musique et du théâtre (Alliance for dance, music and theatre financing), on financing for theatre arts
  • Participation in creating the Mouvement pour les arts et les lettres (M.A.L.) (Arts and Letters Movement)
2000-2001
  • Organization of Meetings on the topic of broadcasting: Pour que la musique tourne (Orford, June 2000)
  • Participation in the 9th edition of CINARS (International commerce of stage arts): collective stand and breakfast meeting with two foreign speakers invited by the CQM
  • Organization of a workshop on music broadcasting and distribution through the RIDEAU grant
2001-2002
  • Organization of the first collective participation at the Salon de la musique de Paris ? Musicora (April 2003), in collaboration with the Conseil des métiers d'art du Québec
  • Production of a feasibility study led by the DBSF Group on the organization of a Music Trade Show in Montréal
  • Active participation in the communication campaign by the Mouvement pour les arts et les lettres, including a tour of six regions
2002-2003
  • Second collective participation in Musicora (April 2003), in collaboration with le Conseil des métiers d'art du Québec
  • Organization of a pan-Canadian Conference entitled Rencontre des nouvelles musiques au Canada : communications et réseautage (A Get-together of new Canadian music : Communication and Networking), held March 9 to 11, 2003
  • Active participation in the Mouvement pour les arts et les lettres campaign
2003-2004
  • An extensive survey is carried out among CQM members: needs, expectations, and challenges 2004-2007
  • Opus Awards promotional campaign: distribution of 50,000 flyers presenting the finalists
  • Third participation at the Salon de la musique de Paris ? Musicora
  • Active participation in the Mouvement pour les arts et les lettres : La culture est dans le rouge (Culture is in the red)
2004-2005
  • Promotional media campaign for the Journée internationale de la musique : Adoptez un musicien ! (National music day: Adopt a musician!)
  • Active participation in the Mouvement pour les arts et les lettres : Les arts ne peuvent se priver de financement public campaign (The Arts cannot survive without public financing)
  • Participation in government consultation on cultural financing
  • Presentation of a memorandum on the Montréal cultural policy project
  • Presentation of a memorandum to External Affairs Canada on the problem of stage arts tours, in collaboration with the Regroupement québécois de la danse (RQD) and le Conseil québécois du théâtre (CQT)
2005-2006
  • Active participation in the Mouvement pour les arts et letters : Quand on veut, on peut ! campaign
  • Survey amongst members to identify new training needs
  • Production and distribution of the Musique pour jeune public Directory
  • Active participation in the Stage Arts Committee on boycotting cultural activities.
  • Fourth collective presence at Musicora ? with a larger stand to allow for the sale of cds, books and sheet music
2006-2007
  • Launch of a new web site
  • Study on training needs for music professionals
  • Launch of a press campaign for the Québec collective at Musicora
  • Development of new partnerships for Opus: two new grants for artists
  • Active participation in the Mouvement pour les arts et les lettres campaign, to the Canadian Arts Coalition campaign as well as to the Les arts et les lettres au Québec : c'est une affaire d'État campaign
  • Development of an international version of the Adoptez un musicien ! (Adopt a musician!) media campaign