The Conseil québécois de la musique is a non-profit agency that groups together organizations and individuals actively involved in music, with a view to fostering cohesion and recognition and to developing and defending its members’ interests. It is responsible for the OPUS awards.
TheADISQ (Association québécoise de l’industrie du disque, du spectacle et de la vidéo) promotes the Québec music industry and represents it in dealings with governments. It is also responsible for the Félix awards.
The SODEC (Société de développement des entreprises culturelles) supports Québec cultural enterprises in music and other areas, in order to promote the development and impact of Québec culture.
The Society for Reproduction Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers in Canada (SODRAC) manages music reproduction rights in Canada and abroad.
The Canadian Music Centre (CMC) holds Canada’s largest collection of concert music and promotes Canadian composers.
The SPACQ (Société professionnelle des auteurs et compositeurs du Québec) defends the moral, economic and professional interests of authors of French-language songs across Canada and all music composers in Québec.
The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) manages the rights of music creators, making sure that they get paid for the public performance and communication to the public of their music.
Young Musicians of the World is an organization that creates music schools for youth in working-class neighbourhoods and villages in Québec and around the world, including a school located in Kalkeri, India.