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!

GS 3: Megumi Masaki: Transformation

Nov 17, 2022 Winnipeg Art Gallery, Muriel Richardson Auditorium.

Learn: GroundFloor Fresh Blood Project 3

Friday, November 18th, 7:30pm at Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, 525 Wardlaw Ave.

GS 4: Duo d’Entre Deux: Bleeps & Tubes

November 29, 2022 West End Cultural Centre, 7:30 PM

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