Congratulations to Kelly-Marie Murphy

Kelly-Marie Murphy, pictured here with Artistic Director Simon Fryer, has won this year’s Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music. Her composition titled Coffee Will be Served in the Living Room, for 8 cellos, was commissioned by the WMCT, and premiered on May 3, 2018 at CelloDrama!, in Music in the Afternoon‘s 120th season.

The prize, administered by the Canada Council, was established in 1978 by the Right Honourable Jules Léger, then Governor General of Canada.

Other WMCT-commissioned composers who have won this prize are Christos Hatzis, Chris Paul Harman, and Zosha di Castri.

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