Congratulations to CMC Associate Composer Ana Sokolović for winning the 2020 JUNO Award for Classical Composition of the Year for her work "Evta". junoawards.ca
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.
"...The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s music director, Daniel Raiskin, is in his second year at the helm of the festival. Under his artistic direction, the goal has been to tie the annual events together thematically and musically. "(We’ve worked on) creating these long-term connections in the programming between last year’s festival and this coming one and, [...]
SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Composers The John Weinzweig Grand Prize of $3,000 for the best overall work was awarded to Eugene Astapov for “Hear My Voice.” The jury panel members were Elisabeth Raum, Dinuk Wijeratne, and Alissa Cheung. The Godfrey Ridout Awards, for works of any number of voices with or without instrumentation and/or [...]