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Healey-Willan Prize

The Spiritus Chamber Choir joined by composer Carmen Braden and members of the string ensemble, pose for a group shot at the famous Snow Palace in Yellowknife, NWT.

Spiritus Chamber Choir, Yellowknife, NWT.

2017 Winner

Spiritus Chamber Choir has been awarded the Healey-Willan Prize for best performance in Choral Canada's National Competition for Amateur Choirs.

What is this prize?

The Healey-Willan Prize is awarded for the best performance in the National Competition for Amateur Choirs. The prize is awarded to the choir that distinguishes itself by its musicianship, technique and choice of program.

The competition inspires amateur Canadian choirs to strive for excellence in the creation and performance of Canadian works. Choral Canada, which organizes the competition every other year, receives financial support of $30,000 from the Canada Council to organize and administer this important competition.


Prize amount

$5,000


How to qualify

Apply to Choral Canada.

For eligibility criteria and further information on the prize, see the Choral Canada website.


Deadline(s)

Biennial

See the Choral Canada website.


Who created this prize?

Choral Canada, formerly known as the Association of Canadian Choral Communities, strives to celebrate and promote choral music for all Canadians.

Further Information

Sarah Brown

Program Officer

E-mail: sarah.brown@canadacouncil.ca

613-566-4414, ext. 6004

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

TTY: 1-866-585-5559

Annual

Prize Amount

$5,000

By Application

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