Muriel Sherrin Award
Honouring significant contribution to Toronto through outstanding achievement in dance and music.
The Muriel Sherrin Award is a $10,000 cash prize. The award is presented to an artist or creator who has made a contribution to the cultural life of Toronto through outstanding achievement. The recipient will also have participated in international initiatives, including touring, studying abroad and participating in artist exchanges. The award rotates from music to dance in alternating prize years. The Muriel Sherrin Award is part of our Signature Awards, presented at the Mayor`s Arts Lunch.
The Muriel Sherrin Award will next be presented in 2019 in the field of music.
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Dr. Trichy Sankaran
Dr. Trichy Sankaran is a globally-respected artist, composer, educator and cultural ambassador, who consistently demonstrates mastery, creativity, ingenuity, humility and devotion.