Saskatchewan Choral Federation

Golden Note Award

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The Golden Note Award recognizes the contribution of individuals to the cultural life of Saskatchewan by their long-time (25+ years) active participation in the choral arts.  There are two award categories: Singer or Choral Conductor.  A maximum of 5 awards in each category will be presented.  If you know of individuals who have conducted or sung in choirs for a minimum of twenty-five years, then please nominate them for the Golden Note Award.

Nomination Procedure


  • Anyone involved in singing with, or directing,  a choir for a minimum of 25 years may be nominated for this award.
  • Nominees must presently reside in Saskatchewan.
  • No posthumous awards will be made.

Submission Guidelines

Nominations will be accepted from SCF Members in good standing and must include the following:

  • A completed nomination form.
  • A brief biography of the nominee (no more than 1 page).  The biography should include education, musical background (including singing or choral conducting), affiliation with agencies or groups, noteworthy achievements, hobbies and interests.
  • A description (no more than 3 pages) of the the reasons why you feel this person deserves to be recognized.
  • One letter of support (from a person other than the nominator) confirming the significance of the nominees contribution to choral music in his/her community.

Nomination Deadline

The nomination deadline is August 15th.

Selection Process

The Recognition of the SCF Board of Directors will select the award recipient from the list of candidates nominated each year.


The SCF will notify successful award recipient(s) and all nominators of the status of their nominee.

Awards Presentation

Awards are presented annually as part of the Annual General Meeting.

Additional Information

The Saskatchewan Choral Federation will present a maximum of 5 awards in both the Singer and Choral Conductor categories, for a total of 10 awards in any given year.