Toronto Creative Music Lab 2019

The Toronto Creative Music Lab (TCML), now in its fourth edition, is a peer-mentored artistic and professional development workshop for early-career musicians, ensembles, and composers.

During the workshop, participants will attend professional development sessions, and be involved in the rehearsal, recording, and performance of new works. TCML 2019 will be held from June 8-16, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. Click here for venue and other accessibility information.

// Streams and activities //

  • Applicants can apply to more than one stream (performer, composer, and ensemble), but upon acceptance would select one stream to take part in. Click here for full info on the application process.
  • 40 participants will be selected—10 composers and 30 musicians. Each participant will be placed in a composer-ensemble working group to collaborate on a new work.
  • In addition, each participant will augment their experience by sharing their relationship to music through self-directed performances, co-composition/improvisation sessions, and/or audio-visual presentations relating to their practice.
  • TCML also coordinates several professional development sessions that address safe working conditions for artists, interpersonal dynamics, community-building, and more.

There is no application fee. Selected participants pay a $200 registration fee. Program inquiries can be sent to

12 Jan 2019