Association of Canadian Choral Condutors

Association of Canadian Choral Condutors

Monday, June 25, 2012

Congratulations Lydia Adams, the 2012 Recipient of the Roy Thomson Hall Award of Recognition

On June 21, Dr. Lydia Adams was announced as the winner of the Roy Thomson Hall Award of Recognition, part of The 2012 Toronto Arts Foundation Arts Awards, at the Mayor’s Arts Awards Lunch. Dr. Adams, conductor, pianist, composer, producer, and arranger, received a $10,000 cash prize, her name on the base of the Dora de Pedery Hunt sculpture (located in the lobby of Roy Thomson Hall) and seat endowment in her name.

Lydia Adams is Conductor and Artistic Director of both the Elmer Iseler Singers and the Amadeus Choir of Greater Toronto, national leaders in commissioning, premiering, performing and recording Canadian choral works. Dr. Adams believes passionately in the power of music to effect positive change in the lives of people of all ages and consistently demonstrates a true dedication to the creation and growth of Canadian choral music. Her expertise and dedication make her a vibrant and inspiring musical force and a deserving recipient of the recognition.

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