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Bernard Diamant Prize

Current winner: Kaitlyn Wallis Giunta

Current winner: Kaitlyn Wallis Giunta

Photo: Dario Acosta

Overview

The Bernard Diamant Prize offers Canadian classical singers under age 35 an opportunity to pursue their career through further studies. They may also take singing classes with a coach, master or professor, or even attend voice training workshops.

*Prize Currently Suspended*

This prize is currently suspended, as the Council reviews its suite of prizes in order to best serve artists and artistic communities. Stay tuned for updates about this prize.

What is this prize?

The Bernard Diamant Prize offers classical music singers under age 35 an opportunity to pursue their career through further studies.


Prize amount

$5,000


How to qualify

This prize is currently under review.


Deadline(s)

Biennial


Who created this prize?

Bernard Diamant, a baritone and emeritus professor of music, understood the importance of relying on youth and artistic excellence. His generous bequest to the Canada Council and memorial gifts from his friends attest to his engagement.

Further Information

Sarah Brown

Program Officer, Prizes

Canada Council for the Arts

150 Elgin Street, P.O. Box 1047

Ottawa ON K1P 5V8

E-mail: sarah.brown@canadacouncil.ca

613-566-4414, ext. 6004

Toll free: 1-800-263-5588, ext. 6004

TTY: 1-866-585-5559

Biennial

Prize Amount

$5,000

By program

Cumulative list of winners

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