Support the NOW Society - Improvising since 1977!
$1,215 raised
24% of $5k goal
24 contributors
42 Weeks running
This campaign (100% of funds) supports NOW Society Artists and contribute to protecting the NOW Society Archives.
The New Orchestra Workshop (NOW) Society challenges and inspires, with improvisatory and compositional creation that reflects our highest ideals, embodying trust, generosity and the human experience. 2018 will be a wonderful year - check out our prgramming here.

Tracing its roots for 40 years, the NOW Society has a rich and varied history of presenting stellar new works in engaging and unique concerts, offering inspiring and informative improvisation workshops, collaborating with world renowned artists, commissioning and premiering new compositions by Canadian and international composers, and releasing celebrated recordings. NOW presents improvising ensembles drawn from the city’s premiere artists with instrumentation specific to each project. Deriving from contemporary new music, big band jazz and musique actuelle, NOW ensembles create community by linking improvisers from different disciplines with the shared goal of presenting innovative music. The NOW ensembles have performed in a multitude of venues and formats, from formal concert halls to DIY stages, from showcases to concerts and installations.

Following the stellar NOW Society 40th Anniversary Celebration, November 15 - 18, 2017 at the Roundhouse Community Centre, the Society will highlight the significance of one of Canada's most important creative music collectives by overseeing the digitization of NOW Archives and will search for permanent public housing for the NOW Archives.

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$5 CAD
NOW Society 2017 (yearly) Membership
  • 6 claimed
Receive a $5 discount at all NOW Society Concerts and be eligible for registration in Free Workshops!
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$20 CAD
Two NOW Society CDs
  • 4 ordered
  • 26 remaining
To be retrieved at any NOW Anniversary Performance
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$25 CAD
Vintage NOW Posters
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10 individual Vintage NOW Society posters, selected by you, form the NOW Archives
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$50 CAD
Onomatopoiea ComicBook Graphic Score and Recording
  • 3 ordered
  • 17 remaining
48-Page Comic Book Graphic Score, Cd Recording and Download Package
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$75 CAD
Subscription
  • 6 bought
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Free entry to all 2018 NOW Society Concerts
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$500 CAD
Improvisation
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Improvisation by the NOW Society in Concert, whose theme is determined by the donor, and is dedicated to the donor.
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$1,000 CAD
Private Concert
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Private 1 hour concert with a trio of NOW musicians
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