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Media Releases 2012

May 16, 2012

SOCAN Foundation launches charitable fund

The SOCAN Foundation is pleased to announce that it has established the SOCAN Foundation Charitable Fund (the Fund) at Tides Canada Foundation. The purpose of the Fund is to support charitable activities benefiting music creators and music publishers across Canada ... [+]

June 12, 2012

SOCAN Foundation announces recipients of annual Young Composers Awards

The SOCAN Foundation today announced 15 recipients of the 21ST Annual SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Composers. This year’s competition attracted 167 entries, awarding $29,250 to 15 prizewinners ... [+]

July 11, 2012

Jean-François Denis elected SOCAN Foundation president

Montreal-based composer, publisher and arts administrator Jean-François Denis has been elected president of the SOCAN Foundation, for the 2012-15 term. Jean-François Denis pursued music studies at Mills College in Oakland, Calif., under David Rosenboom and received an MFA degree in 1984 ... [+]

July 11, 2012

SOCAN Foundation celebrates young audio-visual composers

SOCAN Foundation today announced 13 recipients of the 2nd annual SOCAN Foundation Awards for Young Audio-visual Composers. The competition attracted 43 entries, awarding a total $21,000 in prizes in four categories of music: Best Original Musical Theme; Best Original Score: Fiction; Best Original Score: Animated and Best Original Score: Non-Fiction ... [+]