Congratulations to Marie-Claire Saindon, winner of the 2018 Ruth Watson Henderson Choral Composition Competition!
Light by Montreal composer, Marie-Claire Saindon was unanimously chosen as the winner. Marie-Claire receives a cash prize of $2,000.00 and a premier performance by the Toronto Children's Chorus, conducted by Elise Bradley, at one of their concerts during the 2018-19 Season. (2018/03/08)
The 2017 President's Leadership Award will be presented to Emily Burgetz at Pax Christi Chorale's spring concert, Die Schopfung, on April 28th, 2018 (Grace Church on-the-Hill). (2018/03/08)
Lirit Women's Chamber Choir is inviting all composers, either living in Canada or of Canadian citizenship, to submit unpublished works. The chosen composition will be performed by Lirit during their 2018/19 season. The winning composition will be announced at Lirit's Toronto concert on June 3, 2018, and will receive a $1,500 cash award. (2018/02/08)
Dr. Hilary Apfelstadt releases her new book "I Didn't Want It to Be Boring" which chronicles the life and career of Ruth Watson Henderson.
"A must-read for choral fans in general, and for all those who have been inspired by singing, playing, conducting and listening to Ruth's music." - Eleanor Daley, composer and director of music at Fairlawn United Church (2017/11/27)