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Updates concerning awards, funding, and related projects for Associate Composers of the Canadian Music Centre.

Schulich School of Music announces finalists for the Graham Sommer Competition for Young Composers

Five young composers to compose new works for piano trio for the Competition’s final round, which will take place September 27, 2020, in McGill’s Pollack Hall MONTREAL, QUEBEC, January 15, 2020 — The Schulich School of Music of McGill University is pleased to announce five finalists for the second edition of the Graham Sommer Competition for Young Composers. Established in 2017, this national competition recognizes works for chamber music formations with piano that show significant potential to engage audiences and become standard repertoire. Selected from over 60 Canadian applicants under the age of 35, this year’s finalists will compose new works for piano trio (violin, cello, piano) to be premiered before a live jury in September.

Congratulations to Eve Egoyan on her Toronto Arts Foundation Award!

"Eve Egoyan is an internationally acclaimed concert pianist based in Toronto. She has released a dozen discs and toured worldwide. Eve’s curiosity compels her to reinvent the piano for herself and her audiences, to curate exceptional programmes and to commission new works by like-minded artists and composers. We asked acclaimed pianist Eve Egoyan to tell [...]

By |2019-05-10T13:22:16-04:009 May 2019|Categories: Awards + Projects, News|Tags: , |

Congratulations to Robert Aitken on being a Muriel Sherrin Award Finalist!

"World-renowned flutist, composer and conductor Robert Aitken has been artistic director of New Music Concerts, Toronto's senior contemporary music organization, since its inception in 1971. His many accolades include the Order of Canada, the National Flute Association's Lifetime Achievement Award and the Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts. We asked internationally acclaimed [...]

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