Deadline for nominations: April 30, 2023

Send nominations to: Jon-Tomas Godin, Chair, SOCAN Foundation/ MusCan Award of Excellence for the Advancement of Research in Canadian Music at

Every year, MusCan and SOCAN recognize the work of a mature scholar who has established a nation-wide profile in the field of research into Canadian music, its composers, and its performers.

Scholars associated with universities, colleges or research institutes, as well as independent scholars, who have disseminated, on a national as well as local level, the results of a program of sustained research related to Canadian music and its composers, are eligible for this award. Any individual or group may nominate them; no self-nominations are accepted.

Nominations consist of an introductory letter; further materials may be requested.

For more information, please see the full prize information at SOCAN/MUSCAN Award of Excellence