The Aaron, Harben Vocal Music Prize fund was endowed to celebrate the long term relationship between the Aaron and Harben families on the occasion of the 80th birthday of Mr. Harben.


Aaron and Harben families

Where Tenable

Western Canada High School, Calgary Board of Education






Open to students completing grade 11 at Western Canada High School. The prize is awarded to the student who: is the most promising prospect for the public performance of vocal classical music; exhibits growing vocal superiority; or demonstrates personal qualities of desire and commitment to exemplary vocal performance.

Selection will be based on the above criteria as demonstrated through their participation in vocal classical music studies/performance.


Nominees will be selected by the Western Canada High School vocal music instructors and final selection will be determined by a committee of music instructors, the school’s Scholarship Coordinator and a representative of EducationMatters.

Selection & Payment

School-specific. Recipients will be notified by June. Payment will be made to the student.


May 1