CMRB, a not-for-profit organization was incorporated on February 17, 2010. CMRB has developed a unique private/public partnership with sectors of government and the community to promote performing arts within the City of Greater Sudbury.

Our Official Name

Café-musique Productions of Rayside-Balfour.

Our Vision

CMRB is recognized as a community leader in performing arts attracting local performers and audiences from near and far.

Our Mission

CMRB strives to Envision – Excite – Enlist – Embrace – Engage and Empower the community to stage musical CONCERT theatrical productions, which promote history, culture and performing arts.

Our Performance Goals

  • Promote community/personal value and benefits for performing arts.
  • Recognize those who make a significant contribution to performing arts.
  • Build and serve our collaborative partnerships.
  • Promote our Canadian history.
  • Stage productions as a means to showcase our wonderful talent.
  • Support performing arts as one of the City’s key economic development engines.
  • Encourage community building thru the sharing of inter-cultural talent.
  • Provide financial support to community and social development.
  • Provide employment and volunteer opportunities.
  • Attain self-sufficiency through entrepreneurial enterprise.

Our Operational Principles

  • Open two-way clear communication
  • Integrity in everything we do
  • Teamwork
  • Consistency – Our signature of Quality
  • Moving forward with open minds
  • Continual Improvement (evaluation)
  • Self Sustaining (financial independent)
  • Appropriate use of Time
  • Having Fun

Our Collaborative Performing Arts Network

  • Patrons
  • Board Members
  • École secondaire Rayside Café-Alumni
  • École secondaire Champlain Café-Alumni
  • CVDCS Variety Show Alumni
  • Volunteers
  • Corporate Partners
  • Government Partners
  • Community Agency/Social Club Partners
  • Education Partners School Boards
  • Performing Arts Community partners
  • Community and professional musicians, vocalists, actors, dancers and technicians.

Our Programs and Services

  • Rayside Balfour Heritage Days: 2nd week of June 2018
  • Summer Thursday Night Concert Series: Starts on 3rd Thursday of June and ends on the last Thursday of August
  • Lions SuperStars Vocal Competition: 3rd Sunday of October
  • RendezVOUS Whitewater – On Tour: Contact Café-musique Productions
  • Fraternity of Founding Families: Descendants 1800’s to 1929: Contact Café-musique Productions