Vermont cellist Joshua Morris’s golden year


<Article from McGill News - Alumni Magazine>

As a master’s student at McGill, Joshua Morris, MMus’17, often walked through the music library where a Golden Violin sculpture sits on display.

The display case includes the names of the winners of the annual Golden Violin Competition – one of the most significant music prizes in Canada, which comes with a $25,000 cash award.“

It was kind of a surreal feeling thinking ‘oh, my name is going to be inscribed on that now’,” says Morris about winning the 2016-17 prize, awarded each year to an outstanding string player enrolled in McGill’s Schulich School of Music.

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