Virginia Parker Prize

Individual artists & artist educators
Individuals - youth specific
Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 11:45pm

What is this prize?

The Virginia Parker Prize is awarded to a musician, instrumentalist or classical music conductor under the age of 32 who demonstrates outstanding talent, musicianship and artistic excellence and who makes a valuable contribution to artistic life in Canada and internationally.

Prize amount


How to qualify

Apply to the Council.

A peer assessment committee will select the recipient from among all applicants.

For eligibility criteria and other requirements, the application form and further information on this prize, see the Virginia Parker Prize Guidelines.



1 April

Who created this prize?

This prize was established by the late Virginia Parker in 1982 and is funded by an annual gift from the Virginia Parker Foundation.