Grant Lawrence

Host / Producer

Grant Lawrence is veteran CBC personality with over twenty years of experience in Canadian arts and culture.

Latest from Grant Lawrence

Watch this B.C. music class get a surprise visit from Said the Whale

'I've always wanted to hear 'Camilo' with a ukulele and 16 guitars' — Said the Whale guitarist Ben Worcester.

Listen: 2019 Searchlight winner Shopé debuts new single

'Sorry' comes with a new video, to cap off the artist's residency at the National Music Centre.

Meet the judges for the 2019 Canadian Music Class Challenge

This year's judges include a flutist, hip-hop artist, pop star, opera singer and folk duo.

Canadian Music Class Challenge: winners of Marshall Bluetooth speakers announced

Did you sign up early this year? Check to see if you're already a winner!

Registration for the 2019 Canadian Music Class Challenge now closed

We are no longer accepting registration or video submissions for the 2019 Canadian Music Class Challenge

Canadian Music Class Challenge 2019: the prizes

There are more prizes than ever available to win for this year's Canadian Music Class Challenge.

Here are the songs for the 2019 Canadian Music Class Challenge

Shawn Mendes? Avril Lavigne? Scott Helman? Whose song will your music class choose?

Canadian Paralympic team's new official song a tribute to car crash victim

Songwriter Paul DeRosa's 'Shine' was inspired by his cousin Pat Ferrari, who was paralyzed at the age of 2.

What is the Canadian Music Class Challenge?

Every year, the CBC challenges music educators from across Canada to teach their students a Canadian song from our list.

Watch Ruth B return to her high school to perform 'Lost Boy'

Edmonton pop star Ruth B does the Canadian Music Class Challenge a solid by performing her hit song "Lost Boy" in her old high school music class.

Arkells shock Calgary Arts Academy with surprise visit

Hamilton rockers Arkells wowed students at the Calgary Arts Academy during the band's Rally Cry tour.

Wintersleep performs 'Weighty Ghost' with high school music class

The Juno-winning band thrilled Edmonton music students on recent tour stop.

Juno Cup 2018: Jim Cuddy, Chad Brownlee, Dallas Smith and more face off against NHL greats

Canadian legends of hockey and music come together in the Juno Cup.