The Bert Weir Memorial Award  


Sponsored by the Ardeleana Chamber Music Society, Brenda Margaret Muller, Artistic Director

$500, to be awarded annually to a Canadian Composer.

 

Works will be recorded for the composer's use by Whispering River Orchestra and premiered at Riversongs Community Celebration of Music, Poetry and Art in Parry Sound, ON.  

•    The Award is a commission for a composition by a Canadian composer that explores the interface between music and the work of a Parry Sound Artist.

•    Length: 7- 15 minutes

•    Scored for Community String Orchestra, (violin I and II, viola, cello, bass) with some additional winds upon arrangement with the Artistic Director.

Works may also be for orchestra plus SATB choir or soloist plus orchestra and/or choir.

 

Works should be of easy to medium difficulty and may contain solo sections.

Application Details

Please include:

•    letter of proposal

•    scores for 2 previous works

•    an up-to-date resume

•    audio material for chosen works (YouTube links acceptable)

Mail to Ardeleana Chamber Music Society, 267 McDougall Rd., McDougall ON P2A 0B3

or email to whisperingriverorchestra@gmail.com.  

 

We will help you find an artistic match for your commission if you need suggestions. 

 

Please call Brenda Margaret Muller at 905 960 9281  

or email whisperingriverorchestra@gmail.com for more information.  

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