Small World Music Society

Small World Mission

To celebrate cultural diversity through music.
To showcase the wealth of Toronto’s multi-cultural talent.
To educate and promote understanding between cultures.

Small World Mandate

To promote world music activity in Toronto by presenting artists of the highest calibre, emphasizing audience development through community outreach.

To provide opportunities for Canadian performers at various stages of career development by presenting their work alongside recognized international artists.

To be a community hub that encourages the interchange of community cultural activities by working in conjunction with members of diverse cultural groups.

Small World is a celebration of cultural diversity expressed by one of the most potent tools available – music. A charitable organization, its vision is based on sharing cultural experience and ultimately, building bridges between cultures. It is about discovery and ‘opening ears’. In this role, the company has presented close to 400 events since 1997. It has hosted many Canadian debuts by international performers; has given a platform to dozens of developing Canadian artists of diverse backgrounds; and has established an international reputation for presenting innovative, risk-taking programming that uniquely represents Canada and Toronto, providing a space for cross-cultural bridge-building, education and understanding.


Small World Music

General Inquiries

Alan Davis

Founding Director

Umair Jaffar

Executive Director

Reza Moghaddas

Venue Manager

Jess Cimó

Sales & Marketing Manager

Said Yassin

Polyphonic Ground

Arif Uddin

Finance & Admin Manager

Venue Location

Small World Music Centre
180 Shaw Street, Studio 101
Toronto, ON M6J 2W5

Office Location

Small World Music Society
61 Elm Grove Ave, Unit 204
Toronto, ON M6K 2J2
Charitable #: 88078 7213 RR001
Ph: 416 536 5439
Fax: 416 536 9715