Building bridges between artists and audiences, Latitude 45 Arts Promotion is a Montreal-based booking agency and management company that celebrates musical gifts around the globe, representing over 50 artists in the areas of classical, jazz, world, and contemporary music. The artists of Latitude 45 display the highest caliber of artistry and virtuosity while embracing creativity, engagement, and courage.
Founded in 1981 by Barbara Scales, Latitude 45 brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our artists, drawn from decades of work across 5 continents. In addition to booking, Latitude 45 offers personalized management and career development services ranging from showcasing to artistic planning and more.
Latitude 45 is committed to the principle that art is necessary for understanding both the world around us and understanding ourselves. Latitude 45 embraces the globe in all that we think, dream and do. Latitude 45 is privately owned but receives support form both the Governments of Canada and of Quebec. It exists because of the artists and the public we serve.
Latitude 45, like the imagination, embraces the world.
“Imagination is more important than knowledge…. Imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.” – Albert Einstein.
“A wonderful artist manager I have known for many years.”
— Composers Now
“Thoughtful, experienced and deeply knowledgeable. Barbara and her team are a pleasure to work with.”
— Jacaranda Music
Santa Monica, CA
“Barbara Scales has an amazing insight and reach - she is amazing!”
— Hill and Hollow Music
The Latitude 45 Arts team travels around the world to assure a presence at the most important performance arts industry conferences!