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Chime In, Canada! – Carillon Composition Competition Announcement of the Winners in the Open and Youth Categories
April 18, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario
The Honourable Geoff Regan, Speaker of the House of Commons, is pleased to announce the winners of the nationwide carillon composition competition launched in June 2016.
The Dominion Carillonneur held a competition to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary and the 90th anniversary of the Peace Tower. The competition included both an Open and a Youth category.
The winning composer in the Open category is Scott Allan Orr. He will receive an honorarium for his musical contribution and the piece will be performed by Dr. Andrea McCrady, Dominion Carillonneur, on the Peace Tower Carillon on July 1, 2017.
The winning composer in the Youth category is Lucas Oickle. He will receive an honorarium for his musical contribution and the piece will be performed by Roy Lee on both the Soldiers’ Tower Carillon at the University of Toronto on July 1, 2017, and on the Peace Tower Carillon during the Percival Price Symposium in October 2017.
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