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May 2017

Everything from budgets to artist availability mean music festival lineups can be as much a matter of serendipity as of intention. But CityFolk executive director Mark Monahan does spot a theme running through this year’s event, which runs Sept. 13-17 at Lansdowne Park. [caption id="attachment_5464" align="aligncenter" width="460"]

Five young musicians from the National CapitalRegion took home awards in the 2017 National Arts Centre Orchestra Bursary Competition. The students aged 16-24 competed on May 14 for the prizes totalling more than $20,000. This year’s winners are: • 2017 NAC Orchestra Bursary ($7,000): Nicolas Richard, bassoon • Crabtree Foundation Award