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For over 30 years, Upstream Music Association has been creating pan-genre orchestral nujazz, beyond classical, cyber world, experimental music improvisation, composition & conduction ensembles, concert series, festivals, recordings, workshops and symposia in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Concert

Riptide online mini festival

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New and improvised music for spring – livestream and produced online video music sure to take us far from shore, enjoyed from the safe harbours of our…

Festival

Open Waters Festival 2021

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Open Waters Festival 2021: New Music for the New Decade! A new event streamed online each day from January 6th - 16th, 2021. Welcome to the…

The Paul Cram Creation Award

The Upstream Music Association is honoured to create the Paul Cram Creation Award.

With this initiative, Upstream will be able to sustain the memory of Paul Cram and his seminal work in developing Upstream’s activities in Halifax and furthering the performance of the music he loved.

Learn more or Donate to the Award