Stepping Stone 2016 / Prizes

Historical Information

The information contained on this page is related to an older edition of the competition. It is made available for archival purposes only. For the most current information, please go to Stepping Stone 2020.

  • First Prize Canimex Group*: $10,000
  • Second Prize UL Mutual: $5,000
  • Third Prize Pianos Bolduc Montréal: $2,500
  • Prize for the best performance of the original work by Canadian composer Simon Bertrand: $1,000
  • All other finalists will receive a scholarship of $1,000 each, one of which will be offered by Canadian Tire of Drummondville.


* First Prize also includes

  • Invitation to perform at the 2016 CMC’s Gala Concert with the Orchestre symphonique de Drummondville
    July 5, 2016, Maison des arts Desjardins


Additional prizes for recipients of the first three places**:

  • $5,000 career support scholarship offered by the Jeunesses Musicales Canada Foundation (at the discretion of the JMCF based on project submitted by winners and on jury recommendation).
  • Three-week residency at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in 2017 (at the discretion of Banff Centre): covers tuition for 19 days of residency and 20 days of accommodation + meals/scholarship may be shared with one or more collaborators.
  • Guest soloist in 2017-18 concert series of the Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur (at the discretion of the promoter, who will negotiate fee with artist/travel and accommodation to be covered by artist).

** Additional information will be provided to selected winners.