2019 Pentland Awards

Lifetime Achievement Award


2019: Jon Washburn

Awarded on May 10, 2019

Conductor and Composer Jon Washburn was presented with CMC BC’s 2019 Barbara Pentland Lifetime Achievement Award at his final concert conducting the Vancouver Chamber Choir as Music Director Friday night, May 10, 2019.

Jon Washburn receives Lifetime Achievement Award from CMC BC Director Sean Bickerton. Photo: Tom Hudock

Outstanding Composition


Chor Leoni C/4 Canadian Choral Composition Competition

Presented May 10, 2019
Kevin Pirker, My Light with Yours
Elizabeth Knudson, Ere Sleep Comes Down
Allan Bevan, Full Fathom Five

Langley Community Music School Young Composers Competition

Presented April 15, 2019 • Read More
Matthieu Foresi, Intermezzo (Junior Category)
Gavin Topnik, Darkness (Senior Category)
Isaac Zee, Conversations (Post-Secondary Category)

Vancouver Chamber Choir Young Composers Competition

Presented May 10, 2019
Antoine Villéger, The Butterfly & The Bee (Elementary)
Luc Faris, Moonrise (Secondary)
Benjamin Sigerson, Tavern Edna St. Vincent Millay (College/University)

Outstanding Performance


Emily Leung

Presented on May 11, 2019, at the Kiwanis Competition for Outstanding Performance of a Canadian Work

Pentland Prize


Carl Winter (SFU)

$1,000 scholarship presented on February 4, 2019, at the Murray Adaskin Salon • Read More