Christopher Dedrick Music Fund

The Christopher Dedrick Music Fund was established by Moira Dedrick in honour of her late husband,  prolific musician and composer, Christopher Dedrick.

In partnership with the Screen Composers Guild of Canada, an annual award will be established to recognize an Ontario based composer and to celebrate and encourage the use of live musicians in the production of media music soundtracks.


Prize:  $1,200


Current Recipient
2017     Matthew Van Driel

Matthew Van Driel, 2017 recipient

Past Recipients

2016    Janal Bechthold
2015    Schaun Tozer     Listen to "Rabbit" - Main Title Theme

News Releases
Composer Matthew Van Driel is Awarded the 2017 Christopher Dedrick Award for Live Musicians in Media Soundtracks   May 24, 2017


For More Information  Christopher Dedrick Biography 

Donations to the Christopher Dedrick Fund can be made here:


Donor Testimonial:
Wuchien Michael Than

Persistence and Passion:  A Donor's Story

The Wuchien Michael Than Foundation Fund was established by Michael Than in partnership with the Ontario Arts Foundation in 2013. Funding began in 2013 and contributions continue to grow the fund and support a granting program. Michael Than created the Fund to help create opportunities for the creation, development of Asian-Canadian theatre and to develop new works by Asian-Canadian playwrights.


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