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 Foundation manages the endowment that funds the award. The Ontario Arts Council is responsible for the selection process. The award recipient is selected from the applicants to one of the two annual Ontario Arts Council Music Creation Projects program deadlines.

 

Prize:  $7,000

Current Recipient
2020    Parisa Sabet
    for composition:  Vanishing Point




Past Recipients
2019     Jordan Pal     
for composition:  Upwell
2018
    Chan Ka Nin   for composition:  Dragon's Tale
2017    Frank Horvat   for composition:  The Thailand HRDs

  

News Releases

Composer Parisa Sabet is awarded the Kathleen McMorrow Music Award   December 7, 2020

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