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.
• 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 .
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 for more information.