Young cellist Daniel Hass has always aspired to become a member of this national community of musicians. For him, the Michael Measures Prize is "the cherry on the cake, and what a cherry."
What is this prize?
The Michael Measures Prize recognizes promising young Canadian classical music performers. The prize is awarded to a young musician 16 to 20 years of age who is enrolled in the summer training program of the National Youth Orchestra of Canada.
Up to $25,000
How to qualify
By taking part in the summer training program of the National Youth Orchestra of Canada.
For eligibility criteria and further information on this prize, go to the National Youth Orchestra of Canada website.
Who created this prize?
Michael Measures was a great music lover and engaged volunteer in Ottawa’s artistic community. Upon his death, he made a generous bequest to the Canada Council for the Arts so that it could provide development opportunities for young classical musicians and encourage public recognition of their achievements.
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