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Call for Applications for the Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music Annual Prize

Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music

Deadline: June 1, 2016

This annual prize for Canadian composers, valued at $7,500, is designed to encourage the creation of new chamber music and to foster its performance by Canadian chamber groups.

Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music | The Canada Council for the Arts

Prize Description

Awarded annually, the Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music is a competition for Canadian composers that is designed to encourage the creation of new chamber music and to foster its performance by Canadian chamber groups. The $7,500 prize was established in 1978 by the Right Honourable Jules Léger, then Governor General of Canada.

The competition for the prize is administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. The Canada Council also funds the award, selects and manages the peer assessment committee and promotes the winner. CBC/Radio-Canada promotes the winning composition.

For more information, check out the Guidelines

For more information, contact:

Jeff Morton
Program Officer
1-800-263-5588 (toll-free) or
613-566-4414, ext. 5211
jeff.morton@canadacouncil.ca