Personal Philanthropy

Kathleen McMorrow Music Award

The Kathleen McMorrow Music Award was established in 2015. Kathleen McMorrow headed the Music Library at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Music from 1974 to 2013. She established the award to recognize and encourage the composition and presentation of Canadian contemporary classical music. The Ontario Arts Foundation manages the endowment that funds the award. The Ontario Arts Council is responsible for the nomination and adjudication process.


Prize:  $5,000

Current Recipient
2018    Chan Ka Nin
    for composition:  Dragon's Tale

Past Recipients
2017    Frank Hovart   for composition:  The Thailand HRDs


News Releases

Composer Chan Ka Nin is awarded the Kathleen McMorrow Music Award   December 5, 2018

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