Robert Fleming Prize
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Émilie Girard-Charest is a composer, cellist and improviser especially interested in timbre and microtonality as well as interdisciplinary collaborations. Her music has led her to travel around the world.
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.
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