Bernard Diamant Prize
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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.
What is this prize?
The Bernard Diamant Prize offers classical music singers under age 35 an opportunity to pursue their career through further studies.
How to qualify
Applicants previously qualified by applying to the Grants to Professional Musicians - Individuals program.
As of 1 April 2017, applicants to the Explore and Create program may be considered for this prize.
An assessment committee will select the recipient from among all eligible applicants.
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.
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