This award is a unique opportunity for young orchestra conductors to pursue their artistic and creative development.
What is this prize?
The Jean-Marie Beaudet Award in Orchestra Conducting is given to a promising young Canadian conductor for their excellent work.
How to qualify
Applicants previously qualified for this award 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 award.
An assessment committee will select the recipient from among all eligible applicants.
Who created this prize?
In 1989, Denise L. Beaudet made a bequest to the Canada Council for the Arts for the creation of an award in her husband's memory. The purpose of this award is to encourage promising young orchestra conductors.
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