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    • Who will take home the Grand Prize?

      Join us every summer for an intense week of competition featuring the best new talent in classical music.

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      Program

      2022 Orford Music Award
    • The Future is Bright

      Young virtuosos, instrumentalists or singers, will come together this summer to compete for the prestigious Orford Music Award. Vote for your favourite and see how he or she progresses through three evenings of elimination rounds and one electrifying final!  This coveted prize offers a unique springboard for the most promising artists of the new generation.

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      Canimex and Orford present the 2021 Orford Music Award

    • Do you want to apply for the Orford Music Award? If so, click here to view the application page.

    Prizes awarded are as follows

    • 1st PRIZE

      • $10,000 cash prize – Presented by the Municipality of Orford
      • Invitation to participate in the prestigious Orford Music Festival 2023
      • Full scholarship for a two-week stay at the Orford Music Academy or for an artistic residency in 2023
      • Concert opportunities
      • Professional audio-video recording session
    • 2nd PRIZE

      • $5,000 cash prize – Presented by Serge Martin and Claude Omann
      • Full scholarship for a two-week stay at the Orford Music Academy or for an artistic residency in 2023
    • 3rd PRIZE

      • $4,000 cash prize – Presented by Claude Omann
      • Full scholarship for a two-week stay at the Orford Music Academy or for an artistic residency in 2023
    • PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

      • $5,000 cash prize – Presented by Canimex
      • Invitation to participate in the prestigious Orford Music Festival 2023
      • Full scholarship for a two-week stay at the Orford Music Academy or for an artistic residency in 2023
    • Meet the 2022 Semi-finalists!

      Noël Wan at the 2021 Orford Music Award

    Semi-finalists

    • POM 2022 - Victoria Wong
      Villegia Manoir des Sables
      Victoria Wong
      Piano

      Juilliard School

    • POM 2022 - Marion Portelance
      Villegia Cheribourg
      Marion Portelance
      Cello

      Conservatoire de musique de Montréal
      London Royal College of Music

    • POM 2022 - 'Liam Dugelay
      Le Four à Bois
      Liam Dugelay
      Piano

      Koninklijk Conservatorium
      Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth

    • 2022 Orford Music Award - Amelia Mae Keenan
      Savonnerie des diligences
      Amelia Mae Keenan
      Voice

      Université de Montréal

    • 2022 Orford Music Award - Henry From
      Mont Orford Music Golf Club
      Henry From
      Piano

      The Royal Conservatory - The Glenn Gould School
      Vancouver Academy of Music

    • POM 2022 - Eva Lesage
      Jouvence
      Eva Lesage
      Violin

      Conservatoire de Musique de Montréal

    • 2022_POM_David_Baik
      Sepaq Parc National du Mont-Orford
      David Baik
      Violin

      University of Toronto

    • 2022 Orford Music Award - Danielle Greene
      Espace 4 saisons
      Danielle Greene
      Violin

      The Royal Conservatory - The Glenn Gould School
      University of Toronto

    • 2022 Orford Music Award - Britton René-Collins
      Cep d'argent
      Britton-René Collins
      Percussions

      Université de Toronto
      Université du Michigan

    Winners of the 2021 Edition

    • First place

      Poom Prommachart, piano

    • Second place

      Matt Dupont, harp

    • Third Place

      Abby Walsh, violin

    • People’s Choice Award

      Abby Walsh, violin

    Winners of the 2020 Edition

    • First place

      Isabella D’Éloize Perron, violon

    • Second place

      Noël Wan, harp

    • Third Place

      Jessica Walsh, piano

    • People’s Choice Award

      Isabella D’Éloize Perron, violin