welcome to Podium 2012
- INSPIRING CONCERTS
- DYNAMIC WORKSHOPS
- EXCITING TRADESHOW
- A CAPITAL EXPERIENCE!
Canada's choral community will gather at the elegant Lord Elgin Hotel to hear some of Canada's top choirs, work with renowned choral professionals and enjoy scenic and historic Ottawa, one of Canada's leading destination cities.
Podium 2012 A Huge Success!
Thank you to all the choirs, singers, conductors, volunteers, clinicians and most importantly all the delegates for making Podium 2012 an incredible event!
Sir Ernest MacMillan Memorial Foundation $12,000 Award in Choral Conducting
The 2012 prize has been awarded to Joel Tranquilla. Congratulations Joel and thank you to all of the finalists.
National Choral Awards
The National Choral Awards were announced at Podium’s Gala Banquet on Saturday May 19. Congratulations to all the winners!
Outstanding Choral Publication: The Well Tempered Listener by Mary Willan Mason.
Outstanding Choral Composition: The Soul of God, by R. Murray Schafer
Outstanding Choral Recording: Parlez Moi, music by Alan Bevan with Concerto Della Donna led by Iwan Edwards
Outstanding Choral Event: The Sealed Angel by Rodion Shchedrin. Presented by Soundstreams Canada and featuring Toronto's Elmer Iseler Singers and the Amadeus Choir
Outstanding innovative Partnership: Swyrich Corporation
Outstanding Thesis or dissertation: The Passion in Latin America: Examination of three choral movements from Golijov's La Pasión según San Marcos by Irene Apanovitch
Association of Canadian Choral Communities Choral Composition Competition Award:
Elise Letourneau: Peace Prayer
Distinguished Service Award: Iwan Edwards