To be eligible for solo scholarships, participants must enter a minimum of three solo classes in a Discipline. Open classes, concerto classes, and Concert group classes are non scholarship classes. Performers are eligible to win only one scholarship in each discipline entered if the above requirements are met.
Some scholarship awards are given in specific categories such as Bands, Choirs, Ensemble Classes and Composition. The above scholarship criteria does not apply in this case. To be eligible for Musical Theatre awards participants must enter two musical theatre classes.
A FINAL NOTE
Our rules are meant to provide a “level playing field” for all performers. We respectfully ask that all participants, their teachers, friends and family comply with them to ensure that all performers get the most from the Festival.
To be eligible for Graded scholarships, students must be under 28 years or younger as of Dec 31st of the previous year and have entered a minimum of three solo classes in their Discipline. Open, concerto and concert classes do not qualify for these scholarships. Graded scholarships are awarded to the student with the highest marks of three solo classes entered in each grade and must be a score of 258 and above.
2. ADJUDICATOR AWARDED SCHOLARSHIPS
Best of the Fest, Concert class, Ensemble, Composition.
These scholarships are awarded at the sole decision of the adjudicator.
3. BCRMTA SHUSWAP BRANCH SCHOLARSHIP
To be eligible for this scholarship you must be studying with a teacher from the Shuswap Branch of the Registered teachers and be at the Grade 10 – ARCT level. Awarded at the sole decision of the adjudicator. Amount $100.00
4. BLAIR BORDEN SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is in memory of Blair Borden, a teacher and avid music supporter.
To be eligible, student must be 18 or over before the end of the current year. The amount of $500.00 is intended to support further study. Awarded at the sole decision of the adjudicator.
5. MARY FOWLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is in memory of Mary Fowler and is to be awarded to a young musician preferably a vocal student, for excellence in vocal performance. The amount of the award is determined on an annual basis. The amount of the award for 2013 is $750.00. Awarded at the sole decision of the adjudicator.
The Shuswap Music Festival Society is very grateful for the support of the community. These are the winners for the year 2013.
STRINGS AWARDS –
Rotary Club of Salmon Arm, Daybreak “Best of the Fest”: Anastasia Martens
Outstanding Junior: Simone Konrad
Outstanding Intermediate: Anna Konrad
Intermediate Ensemble: “Triple Scoop Trio” (Jacob Bennett, Anastasia Martens
& Jenny Sunderland)
Concert Class: Indigo Freeman
Graded Strings Scholarships
Grade 2: Aidan Chan, Ezra Chan, Jaida Korberg
Grade 3: Katelyn Heide
Grade 5: Holly McCallum
Grade 6: Mika Garlick
Grade 7: Jacob Bennett
VOCAL, CHOIR, AND BAND AWARDS –
Rotary Club of Salmon Arm Shuswap “Best of the Fest”: Jenae Van Gamere
Outstanding Junior Classical: Mara Baker
Outstanding Intermediate Classical: Sidney Cummings
Outstanding Senior Classical: Jenae Van Gameren
Junior Musical Theatre: Paige Tower
Intermediate Musical Theatre: Carly Pullin
Senior Musical Theatre: Reid Gomme
Best Youth Choir: Shuswap Youth Choir
Best Adult Choir: Ancora Women’s Ensemble
Elementary/Middle School Band: Carlin Grade 7/8 Band
Secondary School Band Ensemble: Jackson Jazz Band
PIANO AWARDS –
Rotary Club of Salmon Arm “Best of the Fest”: Jaeden Izik-Dzurko
BCRMTA Shuswap Branch Award: Jaeden Izik-Dzurko
Outstanding Junior: Anna Konrad
Outstanding Intermediate: Stephen Moore
Outstanding Senior: Kaelen Hougen
Junior Duet: Anna & Simone Konrad
Intermediate Duet: Cabri & Abby Wilson
Senior Duet: Grace Neudorf & Ali Balloun
Junior/Intermediate Concert Class: Joyce Hao
Junior/Intermediate Composition: Layla Kutschker
Sr 2 Pianos 8 Hands: Ashley Fong, Elena Bruns, Allison Dunne, Rebecca McDonald
2 Pianos 4 Hands: Holly McCallum & Jessica Neudorf
Jr 2 Pianos 8 Hands: Connor Levins, Teslyn Bates, Eva Mosher, Julia Van Buskirk
Graded Piano Scholarships
Grade 1: Katelyn Heide
Grade 2: Julianne Moore
Grade 3: Connor Levins
Grade 4: Jennika Bobryk
Grade 5: Holly McCallum
Grade 6: Emma Levins
Grade 7: Aria Izik-Dzurko
Grade 8: Lara-May McCallum
Grade 9: Grace Neudorf
Grade 10: Elena Bruns & Ashley Fong
Comox Valley Bursary: Andrea Lee
BLAIR BORDEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP –Jenae Van Gameren
MARY FOWLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP –Reid Gomme
PROVINCIAL RECOMMENDATIONS –
CHORAL ~ Ensemble (Richard W. Cooke Award): Ancora Women’s Ensemble
VOCAL ~ Junior Classical Voice: Mara Baker (Observer)
Intermediate Classical Voice: Jenae Van Gameren (Competitor)
Junior Musical Theatre: Paige Tower (Competitor)
Intermediate Musical Theatre: Reid Gomme (Competitor)
STRINGS ~ Junior Strings: Anastasia Martens (Competitor)
PIANO ~ Junior Piano: Kaelen Hougen (Observer)
Intermediate Piano: Ashley Fong (Competitor), Elena Bruns (Observer)