GroundSwell presents the best new music from Winnipeg and around the world.




GroundSwell is a Winnipeg-based new music organization that presents work in three related series: GroundSwell Live (live concerts of new music from around the world); GroundSwell-Learn (a wide range of outreach and educational activities); and GroundSwell-Linked (radio and online events).
For over three decades, GroundSwell has presented innovative public events combining new music, dance, and theatre.  GroundSwell commissions new work from Canadian and international composers, hires artists from across Canada, the USA and Europe, and engages with its audience through innovative outreach and educational initiatives. 
GroundSwell’s Permanent and Guest Curators collaborate every year to craft seasons with diversity and aesthetic variety. GroundSwell’s mission is to present, create and advocate for a wide range of contemporary music in innovative and exciting ways.

What's coming up!

Linked: Complete Live Concert Videos

Starting in December we will be posting the live concert videos of GS1. GS2, GS3 & GS4 on GS Linked!

Diana McIntosh

To celebrate the extraordinary life and accomplishments of Diana McIntosh, please join us Sunday, February 5th from 2 to 4 pm, at the University Women’s Club (54 West Gate). Light refreshments will be served.

GS 5: Toninato/Thiessen: Winter [City] Speaks

Feb. 22, 2023 West End Cultural Centre, 730PM

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