COMPOSER & PIANIST
Candace Bustard Receives First Prize in Composition Competition
Ottawa composer Candace Bustard won first prize the Emerging Composers Competition, commissioned by the acclaimed clarinet and guitar duo Jâca and sponsored by Vandoren and Potenza Music. The competition aims to create new, original works for clarinet and guitar. Bustard’s winning submission, titled Melodies from my Mother, won her a guaranteed recording and premiere of the work from Jâca and a potential publishing deal with Potenza Music.