Giorgio Magnanensi, composer, conductor, teacher, and artistic director of the Vancouver New Music Society, is one of the justannounced recipients of this year’s Mayor’s Arts Awards. As part of the prize, winners in a plethora of creative fields name an emerging artist to share the honours. Magnanensi (shown here; Chris Randle photo), who took the award for music, has named composer Stefan Maier. Winner Artemis Gordon, of Arts Umbrella, chose Ballet BC’S Livona Ellis for dance; Neworld Theatre’s Marcus Youssef named Conor Wylie for theatre; Brendan Lee Satish Tang selected Shaun Peter Mallonga for craft and design; Judy Radul chose Julian Hou in visual arts; Peg Campbell nominated Anaïsa Visser for film and new media; Bryan Newson named the creative duo of Helen Reed and Hannah Jickling for public art; Joanne Arnott gave the nod to Wil George for literary arts; and Mary Mackay selected Leah Patitucci for culinary arts. Choo Chiat Goh of the Goh Ballet Academy has won the lifetime achievement award. For the full list, see vancouver.ca/artsawards/. Prizes will be handed out on Wednesday (October 11) at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre.