The Sir Ernest MacMillan Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce that Kathleen Allan was chosen as Choral Canada’s Conducting Apprentice for 2016 and winner of the MacMillan Foundation’s prize of $4,000. Please see:
Ms Allan spent two weeks with the National Youth Choir (NYC) during rehearsals, performances and touring in Alberta leading up to Podium 2016, Canada’s choral conference, May 19 – 22 2016, in Edmonton. She studied with one of Canada’s finest choral conductors, Michael Zaugg, and had conducting opportunities in performance with the NYC.
Going forward, the Foundation will also award a prize of $4,000 to the successful applicant to Choral Canada’s Conducting Apprenticeship Program in 2018 and in 2020.