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Cassandra Miller is a composer of chamber and orchestral music, whose pieces explore what she calls ''iconic directions'' - music that goes up, music that goes down, and sometimes music that goes back and forth.
What is this prize?
The Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music encourages Canadian professional composers to create avant-garde chamber music and to foster its performance by Canadian chamber groups.
How to Qualify
Apply to the Council.
A peer assessment committee will select the recipient from among all applicants.
For the eligibility criteria for applicants and works, the application form and further information on this prize, see the Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music Guidelines.
Who created this prize?
The prize was established in 1978 by the Right Honourable Jules Léger, then Governor General of Canada, who always encouraged innovation and excellence.
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