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Bronze World Medal - NEW YORK FESTIVAL

Awarded the BRONZE WORLD MEDAL for Best Soundtrack/ Audiomix in Television Programming & Promotion for “The Big Band Broadcast“ at the 2007 NEW YORK FESTIVAL AWARDS.  The New York Festivals International Television Programming and Promotion Awards recognize "The World's Best Work" in news, documentary, information and entertainment. Programming entries in the 2007 TV Programming & Promotion Awards were judged live by panels of industry experts in New York and at TV stations around the world.

Finalist Certificate - NEW YORK FESTIVAL  


Soundtrack/Audiomix in Television Programming & Promotion

for “Evergreen Wishes presents Dancing Day “at the 2007


Gabriel Award

Recipient of the 2006 GABRIEL AWARD FOR TELEVISION "Arts - Local Release: Evergreen Wishes presents Dancing Day”, a cycle of  traditional carols composed by John Rutter, performed at the Knox Presbyterian Church in Ottawa on Dec. 4, 2005. Concert included other holiday music performed by the talented Ottawa Children's Choir, and conducted by Robert Filion. Was hosted by Canada Now's Rita Celli.

Juno Award Nomination

2003 Juno Awards Nomination: Best Chamber Music Performance: Mozart String Quintet in G minor, K. 516, Clarinet Quintet in A major, K. 581 Pinchas Zukerman, violin and NACO members

OPUS Award

NAC's recording of Mozart Flute Quartets wins Opus Award for "Best Chamber Music Recording, Canadian, 2001" ~ Opus Magazine (April 29, 2002) Ottawa (Canada) -- The CBC Records CD of Mozart Flute Quartets featuring National Arts Centre Orchestra principal flute Joanna G'froerer, NACO Music Director Pinchas Zukerman on viola, NACO principal cello Amanda Forsyth, and Canadian violinist Martin Beaver has been named "Best Chamber Music Recording, Canadian, 2001" by Opus Magazine.

Gemini Award


Nominated for a 2007 GEMINI AWARD for BEST SOUND in a COMEDY, VARIETY OR PERFORMING ARTS PROGRAM OR SERIES for the Christmas 2006 CBC TV Special “Gospel Christmas Celebration”.  
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Peer Praise...

by Pinchas Zukerman VIOLINIST, FORMER NACO CONDUCTOR / MUSIC DIRECTOR I have known Marc Parizeau since about 1999, from the early days of my music directorship with the NAC Orchestra in Ottawa. I first met him through a recommendation from NY producer Philip Traugott. I was unhappy with the sound pickup in the concert hall for our archive recordings due to the new ACS system, and he helped us figure it out. Since then, we have done much work together. Marc was nominated for a 2003 JUNO AWARD for a recording he did with me and the members from the NAC Orchestra; it was for Best Chamber Music Performance. Also, at my request, he recorded a special concert by my chamber group, the Zukerman ChamberPlayers in March 2007.  Marc has since recorded my latest 2 CDs, one in November 2014 and the last one in November 2015. I think very highly of Marc’s abilities and recording engineering, and trust him implicitly. by Maurizio Ortolani New Media Producer, NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE (MIFI blog):  Paz dispensing wisdom ...we had the good fortune to spend a morning workshopping our podcast recording techniques with Marc Parizeau (Paz to his friends), a senior audio engineer at CBC Radio and independent producer and engineer here in the Ottawa area. I think we’ve benifited tremendously from his solid “old skool” approach to mic choice, positioning, recording levels and the like.... We’re itching to put our new, fine-tuned techniques to use in our continuous quest to raise the bar on our NAC podcasts. by Malcolm Hamilton Executive Producer, On the Road Again, CBC TELEVISION  Sent: Friday, January 26, 2007 11:19 AM “Hi Marc, Our last day here at On The Road Again (OTRA). A huge ‘Thank You’ for all the work you've done to make On The Road Again a better, more polished show. It was a real treat working with such a professional, and I can say this for all of us! Best Regards, Malcolm”
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