Without our funding agencies, sponsors, volunteers, suppliers and donations we could not have made Sound Symposium into the successful and influential organization it has become in new music, sound art, performing arts and education over the past thirty years.

We would like to thank the following organizations for their continued support of Sound Symposium and the work we do.


Funding Agencies

The Government of Canada Department of Canadian Heritage

The Canada Council for the Arts

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.

Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil  a investi 153 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.

The Government of Newfoundland & Labrador: ArtsNL

We acknowledge the support of ArtsNL, which last year invested $2.5 million to foster and promote the creation and enjoyment of the arts for the benefit of all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians.

The City of St. John’s
The Gerry Porter Family
SOCAN Foundation
Sunco Insurance Limited
The Mike Zagorski Family

Support & Assistance

Canadian Coast Guard
International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation
Neighbourhood Dance Works
Research Centre for the Study of Music, Media and Place, Memorial University (MMap)
School of Music, Memorial University
The Ship Pub
St. John’s Port Authority
Stray Light Media
Tombolo Multicultural Festival

A special thanks to Sound Symposium’s wonderful billets who host over 50 visiting artists.