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Stay Tuned: Canada Council To Announce New Music Prize

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Ottawa, September 16, 2010 – Good news for musicians and music lovers! Canada Council for the Arts Director and CEO Robert Sirman and National Youth Orchestra of Canada Chair Randy Barber will be in Toronto on Tuesday, September 21 to announce a new music prize live from the New Classical 96.3 FM studio. The event will feature performances by musicians from the National Youth Orchestra of Canada. Misters Sirman and Barber will be on hand for interviews following the announcement.

Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Time: 11 a.m. (live broadcast will begin at 11:20)

Location: New Classical 96.3 FM, 550 Queen Street East, Suite 205, Toronto

Members of the media who wish to attend the news conference must RSVP by contacting April Yorke at 613‑566-4414 or 1-800-263-5588, ext. 4133 or via email by Monday, September 20.

Join us on September 21 and be the first to find out about this new prize!

General information

In addition to its principal role of promoting and fostering the arts, the Canada Council for the Arts administers and awards many prizes and fellowships in the arts, humanities, social sciences, natural and health sciences, engineering, and arts management. These prizes and fellowships recognize the achievements of outstanding Canadian artists, scholars, and administrators. The Canada Council is committed to raising public awareness and celebrating these exceptional people and organizations on both a national and an international level.

Find a complete listing of these awards:
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