Valerie Wood Memorial Award in Music


Established in 2003 by Beverley Tarr (Gowe), B.Ed. 1958, and David Tarr, B.A. 1961, in honour and memory of their sister, Valerie Wood, who passed away on April 21, 2003. Valerie founded bellringer choirs as Music Director of two churches in Montreal and served as President of the Ontario Guild of English Handbell Ringers from 1997-99. Awarded to an outstanding student who has completed at least one year of an undergraduate degree program in the Schulich School of Music. Awarded by the Schulich School of Music Scholarships Committee on the basis of academic standing.
Minimum Award Value: $1,500

Established By: Beverly Tarr (Gowe) and David Tarr

Award Recipients:

2021 - 2022
  • Ruiqi Wang, Performance Jazz - Jazz Voice
2020 - 2021
  • Camille Shiu, Music Education - Double Bass
2019 - 2020
  • Edwin Donovan, Music Education - Viola
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