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FONDS JEAN CARIGNAN : 4 COUPS DE CHAPEAU CONFIRMÉS!

 
The Coup de chapeau operation comes back stronger than ever this spring, with 4 orchestras confirmed, in Montreal and Quebec! 

GALA DES PRIX OPUS - THE WINNERS REVEALED !

 
Last Sunday February 7th was held the 19th edition of the Gala des Prix Opus, an initiative of the Conseil québécois de la musique to celebrate the excellence and diversity of concert music in Quebec.

4th International Orchestra Conference: See you in Montreal in 2017!

 
We are delighted to announce that the 4th edition of the International Orchestra Conference, organized by the International Federation of Musicians (FIM IOC), will be held in Montréal from May 11th to 14th 2017 !

Death Notice: Marcel Desroches and Leroy Mason

We learned with great sadness the deaths of our members Marcel Desroches and Leroy Mason.
 
Marcel Desroches
 
M. Desroches was an organist, pianist et tubist, as well as a GMMQ member since 1952.

Alert : significant P2 processing backlog

As they received a huge flow of P2 files, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is experiencing a significant processing backlog which is also causing Canadian Federation of musicians (CFM) office a backlog. Processing time is now 90-100 days 

"Win your membership fees" contest : our winners

Last Thursday, January 14th, was held the draw for the "Win your GMMQ membership fees" contest.

 

And the winners are...

  - Mr. Raoul Sosa (Montreal)

Death Notice: Michel Sauro and Raymond Sirois

We learned with great sadness the deaths of our members Michel Sauro and Raymond Sirois.
 

Michel Sauro

M. Sauro was an accordionist and GMMQ member since 1944. He died on September 11th 2015. View the full obituary

 

Death Notice : Pierre Béluse

We learned with sadness the death of Pierre Béluse, percussionnist, teacher and composer.

A GMMQ member from 1956 to 2014, he died on November 15th 2015 at 80 years old.  His funeral will take place on November 28, 2015 at 4:00 PM in Lachine.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to Mr. Béluse's family, friends and colleagues.
 

Death Notice : Vincent Bernard

We learned with sadness the death of Vincent Bernard, Associate Principal Cello at the Orchestre Métropolitain

A GMMQ member between 1985 and 2014, Mr. Bernard died on November 2015 from brain cancer.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.