Congratulations to Jon-Tomas Godin and Robert Rival, who have been selected as co-winners of the 2009 George Proctor Prize for the best student paper at the annual conference of the Canadian University Music Society, held May 28-31 at Carleton University.
Jon-Tomas Godin, a doctoral candidate at the Université de Montréal, presented his paper on the topic of, "L'emploi des marqueurs formels dans les sonates de Schubert."
A doctoral student at the University of Toronto, Robert Rival offered his paper entitled, "The Comfort of Denial: Metre, Cyclic Form, and Narrative in Shostakovich's Seventh String Quartet."
Best wishes and congratulations are also extended to Proctor Prize finalists David Cecchetto (University of Victoria) and Philip Gareau (Université de Montréal) for their outstanding work.
Many thanks to the preliminary round jurors, Alexander Fisher, Catrina Flint and Joelle Welling, and to the final jury consisting of Jean Boivin, Lynn Cavanagh and Brian Power, for their effort and careful consideration in coming to a decision.