Past winners have been: Jon Kimura Parker (1983); Louis Lortie (1984); Sophie Rolland (1985); Sandra Graham (1986); Gilles Auger (1987); Jamie Parker (1988); Marc-André Hamelin (1989); Nancy Argenta (1990); Michael Schade (1991); Corey Cerovcsek (1992); Martin Beaver (1993); Scott St John (1994); Karina Gauvin (1995); Alain Trudel (1996); James Ehnes (1997); Richard Raymond (1998); Lucy Chung (1991); Yannick Nézet-Séguin (2000); Marie-Nicole Lemieux (2001); Stewart Goodyear (2002); and Julie-Anne Derome (2003); Jasper Wood (2004); Isabel Bayrakdarian (2005); Shannon Mercer (2006); David Jalbert (2007); Jean-Phillippe Sylvestre (2008) : Wallace Halladay (2009) ; Alexandre da Costa (2010);Yaori Yamagami (2011) and Daniel Cabena (2012).
Author Susan Spier
Links to Other Sites
The website for the Historica-Dominion Institute, parent organization of The Canadian Encyclopedia and the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada. Check out their extensive online feature about the War of 1812, the "Heritage Minutes" video collection, and many other interactive resources concerning Canadian history, culture, and heritage.
A sum of approximately $25,000 is awarded annually to a Canadian classical musician, instrumentalist or conductor, under the age of 32, who has received a Canada Council grant from a Council juried program. The prize is intended to assist a young performer in furthering his or her career.