The prizes

Money Prizes

Woodwind category

First prize :
Michèle-Paré prize offered through a collaboration between Mr. Jean Paré and the OSM totaling 10 000$.

A scholarship covering tuition for a degree in a performance program at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University.

A performance opportunity during the National Arts Center’s 2021-22 season.

An invitation to perform in a concert or in a recital as part of the OSM’s 2021-22 summer or regular season programming

Second prize :
5 000$ prize offered by the Paul A. Fournier Foundation.

Third prize :
2 500$ prize offered by the Fonds Les Amis de l’Art.

Prize for the best interpretation of a Canadian work :
2 500$ prize offered by the OSM Volunteer’s Association

Brass category

First prize :
10 000$ prize offered by the Marjorie and Gerald Bronfman Foundation in collaboration with the OSM.

A scholarship covering tuition for a degree in a performance program at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University.

A performance opportunity during the National Arts Center’s 2021-22 season.

An invitation to perform in a concert or a recital as part of the OSM’s 2021-22 summer or regular season programming.

Second prize :
V.E. Lambert prize of 5 000$ offered by the Lambert-Gagnon-Fortier Estate.

Third prize :
2 500$ prize offered by the OSM Musician’s Association.

Prize for the best interpretation of a Canadian work :
2 500$ prize offered by Ms. Juliana Pleines.

Paul Merkelo scholarship :
2 500$ prize offered by Paul Merkelo and the Clarion Foundation.

Will be awarded to the First prizes winners

ICI Musique prize :
A professional audio recording at one of the Radio-Canada studios and a broadcast, in whole or in part, on ICI Musique.

Other prizes

Stingray rising Star Award – Public’s choice :
2 500$ prize offered to the candidate who will get the most votes on the web.

Youth Orchestra of the Americas prize :
The Orchestra of the Americas Prize: Full Tuition Fellowship within the 2021 O.Academy, an innovative 6-month orchestral training program offered online to 50 exceptional rising musicians from 25+ countries in alliance with The Royal Concertgebouw, The MET Opera, The Curtis Institute of Music, Bard College Conservatory, National Arts Centre Orchestra Canada & The Global Leaders Program. This prize is generously offered with the support of the Ariane Riou and Réal Plourde Foundation.

Orford Musique prize:
Two scholarships covering tuition and accommodation for a two-week music session at Orford Music in 2021

Domaine Forget prize :
Two scholarships covering tuition and accommodation for one week of advanced training program at Domaine Forget during 2021

Participation prizes :
Cash prizes of 500$ offered to the 10 non finalists thanks to the support of Ms. Marina Gusti.

Our donors

We thank Mrs. Barbara Bronfman and her family for their generous donation which made possible the digital edition of the OSM Competition

The Competition receive the generous support of the Ariane Riou and Réal Plourde Foundation as well as Mrs. Mona Latif-Ghattas.

Mentoring activities were made possible thanks to the support of Mr. Réjean Breton and Mrs. Louise-Marie Dion.

The international jury was sponsered by the Lambert-Gagnon-Fortier Estate.