Cameron places 2nd in OSM Competition
London, Thursday, November 29, 2013 – At the conclusion of the grand finale of the OSM Standard Life Competition, 18 year old cellist Cameron Crozman from London, ON was awarded second prize (Class A). The award, worth $5,000, was presented at a ceremony immediately following the competition by Grammy award winning conductor/composer Bramwell Tovey, who was also one of the members of the prestigious international jury. Nineteen competitors took part in the semi-finals of the Competition. About 1000 people were on hand for the finals at the Maison symphonique while many more followed the finals live on the OSM website.
Since its creation in 1940, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra (OSM) Standard Life Competition has helped launch the careers of some 300 prizewinners onto the national and international scene. It has succeeded in attracting prestigious partners and jury members of great renown, who have supported the OSM Standard Life Competition in pursuing its mission to champion promising young Canadian musicians.