AWARDS CEREMONY

Adjudication of Fleischmann International Trophy Competition and Presentation of Festival Awards
Sunday 3rd May, 5.15pm, Cork City Hall
Presenters: Shayron Hobbs & Seán Ó Callanáin

Guest performance by Ceoltóirí Mhúscraí, Ireland

International Awards

Fleischmann International Trophy Competition Perpetual Trophy
Awarded to the winner of the Fleischmann International Trophy Competition.

Lady Dorothy Mayer Memorial Trophy
Special award for the performance of a piece in the International Competition. Donated by Chris Mahon.

Schumann/Europe Trophy
Special award for the performance of a work by a living European composer in the International Competition. In memory of Moira Pyne (1916-2009).

Heinrich Schütz Perpetual Trophy
Special award for the performance of a work by Heinrich Schütz in the International or National Competitions. In memory of Dr. Hans Waldemar Rosen (1904-1994).

The McCurtain and McSwiney Memorial Trophy
Special award, decided by the members of the International Jury, to a conductor in the International Competition for the performance of an imaginative and artistic programme. Donated by the Cork Council of Trade Unions. The recipient of this award will also receive a copy of the Musica DVD-ROM which is kindly donated by Musica International, the world-wide virtual choral library , a major project of the International Federation for Choral Music.

P.E.A.C.E. Trophy
Awarded to a choir that best embraces the spirit of the Festival, and fulfils the intentions of the trophy’s benefactors, the P.E.A.C.E. Movement, Cork. Donated by P.E.A.C.E. Movement, Cork.

National Competition Awards

Victor Leeson Perpetual Trophy (Ireland’s Choir of the Year)
Awarded to Ireland’s Choir of the Year. Donated by the Guinness Choir in memory of its founder Victor Leeson on the occasion of the choir’s 50th Anniversary in 2001.

Trofaí Cuimhneacháin Philib Uí Laoghaire
(The Pilib Ó Laoghaire Memorial Trophy) Special award for the performance of a piece in Irish. Donated by Cór Cois Laoi.

Perpetual Trophy for the Performance of Irish Contemporary Choral Music
Special award for the performance of an original choral work by a composer represented by the Contemporary Music Centre. Work must be written after 1975 and selected from the CMC score library. Donated by The Contemporary Music Centre, Ireland.

The John Mannion Memorial Trophy
Special award to a Chamber Choir for the performance of a work in the National Competitions.Donated by the family of John Mannion.

School Competition Awards
John Cunningham Trophy (School Choir of the Festival)
The school choir who receives the highest overall mark in the National Competition for Schools will be designated School Choir of the Festival and presented with The John Cunningham Trophy.

The Association of Irish Choirs Trophy
Special award for the performance of a piece in the National Competition for Schools.

Irish Federation of Musicians & Associated Professions Trophy
Special award for the performance of a piece in Irish in the National Competition for Schools.

The Chris Mahon Bursary for Conductors
Donated by the Mahon family in memory of Chris Mahon’s association with the festival. Special bursary award to a conductor in the Festival’s school competitions to attend the AOIC’s Annual Summer School for the performance of a piece in Irish in the National Competition for School.