B.C. songwriter wins DaCapo choral writing competition






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Publication: Canadian Mennonite
Date published: May 17, 2010

Don Macdonald of Nelson, B.C., is the inaugural winner of the DaCapo Chamber Choir's NewWorks choral composition competition. His work, "Tabula Rasa," was chosen the best of more than 60 submissions from all across Canada. Macdonald will receive $1,500 plus travel expenses to Kitchener, Ont., to attend the premiere of his composition at DaCapo's March 2011 concert, at which time the choir will host a gala reception for him. The chamber choir is directed by Conrad Grebel University College music professor Leonard Enns. "I am absolutely thrilled with the response and anticipate performing a number of these works in the future," says Enns. "The creativity across Canada is vigorous, and it's rewarding to play a small part in encouraging this work. I look forward to a continuing flow of submissions over the future years!" Besides the winning composition, honourable mentions went to Christine Donkin of Ottawa, Ont., for "Candles," and Jeff Enns of Elmira, Ont., for "To You, Before the Close of Day"; each will receive a cash prize of $250.

-DaCapo Chamber Choir Release

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