Michael Measures Prize
Photo: Uwe Arens
Bryan made his recital debut at Carnegie Hall at age 14 and was named one of CBC Music's "30 hot Canadian classical musicians under 30" of 2015.
For him, the Michael Measures Prize "enables me to pursue my dreams - I feel even more inspired and invigorated."Read more about Bryan Cheng
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 22 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.
Program Officer, Prizes
Canada Council for the Arts
150 Elgin Street, P.O. Box 1047
Ottawa ON K1P 5V8
613-566-4414, ext. 6004
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