Robert Fleming Prize
Photo: Eugen Sakhenko
The work of composer and cellist Fjóla Evans explores the visceral physicality of sound while drawing inspiration from patterns of natural phenomena.
What is this prize?
The Robert Fleming Prize is awarded to an exceptionally talented young Canadian composer to further their career development. This is one of the only prizes awarded to Canadian composers.
How to qualify
Professional Canadian composers who submit an eligible application to the Explore and Create program are automatically considered for this prize. The winner is selected based on the assessment of the grant application.
Who created this prize?
This prize was created, and is awarded, in the memory of Robert Fleming, a Canadian composer who was also a pianist, organist, choir director and professor, at Carleton University in particular, to promote the careers of young composers.
Program Officer, Prizes
Canada Council for the Arts
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