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Montréal, January 21, 2021 — The Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM) is pleased to announce that a piano edition will take place in 2021.  When the finest talents come to you From April 26 to May 14, 2021, 27 of the world’s finest young pianists will take part in the 19th edition of the CMIM (www.concoursmontreal.ca/en/piano-2021). Modern technology and the generous support of our loyal partners will allow us to realize an entirely online competition where emotion is guaranteed to transcend the screen. The CMIM has never been so international Hailing from eleven different countries and currently confined in…

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Calgary, AB, January 12, 2021—National lockdowns, imposed quarantine periods, and increased travel restrictions have made it impossible for most arts organizations to proceed with their programs and events in the timelines that were originally planned. For these reasons, and to ensure the continued good health and safety of all involved, Honens has made the difficult decision to postpone its 2021 Quarterfinals. These recitals, which were scheduled to take place in Berlin and New York in March, will now take place in mid- to late- June. As plans are still being developed, more specific information will be shared as soon as it…

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Montreal, December 12, 2020 ▪ The Orchestre symphonique de Montréal is thrilled to announce the names of the first prize winners of the OSM 2020 Competition: Arin Sarkissian in the WOODWINDScategory and Robert Conquer in the BRASS category. This entirely digital 81st edition of the OSM Competition ran from October 5 to December 12, bringing together Canada’s most talented young musicians and launching the artists of tomorrow. Arin Sarkissian, flute, (Ontario), 21 This Toronto native has performed with a number of youth orchestras in recent years. The winner of several prizes in competitions for young artists, Arin Sarkissian is currently…

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The OSM Competition has announced its 2020 finalists. Woodwinds: Nicolas Richard (bassoon) Arin Sarkissian (flute) Stephanie Morin (flute) Brass: Léonard Pineault-Deault Cyril Fonseca Robert Conquer This edition is taking place exclusively online. The deadline for the finalists to send in their final round video is on Dec. 6, and the award ceremony will take place on Dec. 12. For more information about the finalists, visit www.concoursosm.ca/candidates

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Montreal, October 29, 2020 – The Orchestre Métropolitain is pleased to announce the names of the four winners of its first-ever composition competition. Issued in March and taking Beethoven’s heritage as its inspiration, the call for submissions from composers was the first step in a major celebration of the 250th anniversary of the master’s birth through the unique voice of local artists. The four winners of the 2020 Orchestre Métropolitain Composition Competition are Francis Battah, Marie-Pierre Brasset, Cristina García Islas and Nicholas Ryan. The four winners will have their five to six-minute works premiered in 2021 by the Orchestre Métropolitain…

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Dear friends, As the maples shed their coloured coats, just as we begin to turn up our collars and reach for all things woollen, I find myself wishing I could join you all inside to experience the collective emotion of a live concert. That day will surely come! For now, as the world continues to deal with coronavirus, our thoughts turn to the people we love. Dear friends—some of you who have been with us for almost two decades!—I hope that you are all surviving and keeping well. This new wave that we are all facing is particularly difficult for…

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Dedicated to woodwinds and brass instruments, the 81st edition of the OSM Competition unfolds between October 21 and December 12, 2020. In these times of uncertainty, the OSM has chosen innovation: this year, an entirely digital edition was designed with artists and music lovers in mind, from coast to coast to coast. Faithful to its mission of supporting emerging generations of Canadian musicians, the Competition will award over $45,000 in cash prizes, and offer performance and training opportunities to the winners. The ICI Musique prize provides funding for a professional audio recording in one of Radio-Canada’s studios as well as…

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Composers of 40 years old or less are invited to submit an original work for string quartet before April 1st 2021. The winning compositions will be played in concert during the Molinari Quartet’s Twentieth and Beyond series to be held in Montreal (Quebec, Canada) during the 2021-2022 concert season. The jury will be comprised of the Molinari Quartet’s artistic director and its musicians, in addition to well-known Canadian composers, Denis Gougeon and Jimmie LeBlanc who will determine four winners. After the concert performance the jury will deliberate and choose the order of the winners. The First Prize winner shall receive…

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The Shean strings Competition 14004 75 AVE NW, Edmonton, AB, T5R 2Y6 Venue: Muttart Hall, ­Alberta College Campus, MacEwan University Tél. / Tel: 780-982-9916 [email protected] www.sheancompetition.com Dates: May 20-22, 2021 / les 20-22 mai 2021 Date limite / Deadline: December 7, 2020 / le 7 décembre 2020 Limite d’âge / Age Limit: 15 – 28 Instruments: Violin/Violon, Viola/Alto, Cello/Violoncelle Six finalists will be chosen to compete for the top prize of $8,000 as well as the opportunity to play with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. Second to Sixth Place finishers will also receive monetary awards. There is also a $1,000 award…

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The Jeunesses Musicales Canada Foundation has reorganized its Home Sweet Home (Do-Mi-Si-La-Do-Ré) Contest in response to criticism of a public voting system that apportioned voting weight according to the size of an individual donation. According to the press release from this morning, the Competition will now award two categories of prizes: an Artistic Prize (chosen by a series of juries) and a public vote Participation Prize (See the full press release below). Voir la version française du communiqué de presse. The competition attracted entries from more than 200 young composers by the deadline of May 19. It also saw the…

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