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Jean-Marie Beaudet Award in Orchestra Conducting

Celebrating excellence in orchestra conducting


This award is a unique opportunity for young orchestra conductors to pursue their artistic and creative development.

*Prize Currently Suspended*

This prize is currently suspended, as the Council reviews its suite of prizes in order to best serve artists and artistic communities. Stay tuned for updates about this prize.

What is this prize?

The Jean-Marie Beaudet Award in Orchestra Conducting is given to a promising young Canadian conductor for their excellent work.

Prize amount


How to qualify

This prize is currently under review.



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.

Additional information

Competition suspended

Cumulative list of winners

The Canada Council is committed to equity in all its activities, including the administration of prizes and awards.


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