Welcome to MCANA

Strengthening the profession of classical music journalism

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  • To act as an educational forum for the promotion and development of high standards of music criticism.
  • To hold meetings and symposia at which discussion, criticism and an exchange of ideas occur. 
  • To enhance public awareness of, and engagement with, classical music in North America.

The Music Critics Association of North America is a member of the National Music Council.