Musical
Instrument
Bank

2015 Winners Announced

After a week of intense competition, 21 talented cellists and violinists have each taken home a rare instrument from the Canada Council Musical Instrument Bank, on loan until 2018. Of legendary quality, the instruments were created by some of the world’s greatest craftsmen including Stradivari, Guarneri and Gagliano. The full collection is valued at over $41 million.

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MIB Winners

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Contact Information

Media

Meredith Sharpe

343-998-2627, Cell
613-566-4414, ext. 4166
1-800-263-5588, ext. 4166

Program

Sarah Brown

613-566-4414, ext. 6004
1-800-263-5588, ext. 6004

Donors

Many generous individuals and foundations have made donations and loans of fine stringed instruments to the Musical Instrument Bank.

  • Justice R.D. Bell, Winnipeg
  • Andrew Shaw, Toronto
  • J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, Montréal
  • Ontario Heritage Foundation (Leon Weinstein), Toronto
  • Estate of the late Edith Davis Webb
  • Barwick Family, Ottawa
  • W.I.M. Turner and the Brott Family, Montréal
  • Mrs. Miller, Toronto

Lenders

  • Greg Cook, Guelph, Ont.
  • Helen Mailer, London ON
  • The Buchanan Family, Stouffville ON

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