(Calgary, AB – September 27, 2023) The National Music Centre (NMC) is pleased to announce Stephanie Hutchinson as the new Director of Programs.
With nearly 20 years of experience working in the music industry, Hutchinson is well-versed with many aspects of the Canadian music scene. Most recently, she held the role of Associate Director, Presenting, at Arts Commons, Western Canada’s largest performing arts centre. As a co-founder of the Chronograph Records label, she has helped propel the music of primarily jazz artists in Western Canadian to national and international markets, earning the label’s roster over 15 major award wins or nominations, including a JUNO Award. And, through her role as a President, Producer and Program Director of the YYC Music Awards, she continues to advocate for Calgary’s diverse music community.
"I couldn't be more excited for this next chapter, joining an incredible team at an iconic cultural institution in our city that also makes such a big impact nationally,” said Stephanie Hutchinson. “I look forward to exploring the collections, the spaces and the NMC programs that serve as vehicles for engaging Calgarians and the music industry from across the country!"
“Stephanie brings a wealth of experience and a passion for music that will undoubtedly elevate our programming to new heights,” said Andrew Mosker, President and CEO, NMC. “Her journey in the music sector has been nothing short of impressive, both locally and nationally, and we’re thrilled to welcome her to the National Music Centre’s leadership team. We eagerly anticipate the fresh perspectives and creative energy she will infuse into our programming efforts.”
Hutchinson will begin her new role on October 2. She succeeds Adam Fox, who moved onto a new position in the U.S. after nine years with NMC.
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The National Music Centre (NMC) has a mission to amplify the love, sharing, and understanding of music. It is preserving and celebrating Canada’s music story inside its home at Studio Bell in the heart of the East Village in Mohkinstsis (Calgary) on Treaty 7 territory. NMC is the home to four Canadian music halls of fame, including the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame, the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, and Quebec’s ADISQ Hall of Fame. Featuring musical instruments, artifacts, recording equipment, and memorabilia, the NMC Collection spans over 450 years of music history and innovation. A registered charity with programs that include exhibitions, artist development, performance, and education, NMC is inspiring a new generation of music lovers. For more information about NMC’s onsite activities, please visit studiobell.ca. To check out the NMC experience online, including video-on-demand performances, made-in-Canada stories, and highly entertaining educational content, visit amplify.nmc.ca.
Julijana Capone, Senior Publicist
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