Car­bon­ear Kiwanis re­gional mu­sic fes­ti­val award re­cip­i­ents

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The fol­low­ing is a sum­mary of awards handed out at the 44nd Kiwanis Club of Car­bon­ear Re­gional Mu­sic Fes­ti­val April 8 to 10. There were some 80 awards, to­talling some $9,000 in prize money. In all, some 2,200 par­tic­i­pants took part in the fes­ti­val.

Tues­day, April 8

• Ju­nior Rose Bowl — win­ner vo­cal­ist Matthew Cooper ($300); run­ner-up, pi­anist Stephen MacDon­ald ($150);

• L. F. Clif­ford Pike me­mo­rial award for best per­for­mance in piano solo ($100) — Robyn White;

• Joseph F. Ge­orge me­mo­rial award for best per­for­mance in pri­mary choir ($ 75 and in­scribed shield) — St. Fran­cis pri­mary choir;

• Joseph F. Ge­orge me­mo­rial award for best per­for­mance in two, three and four part ($ 75 and in­scribed shield) — Cres­cent Col­le­giate vo­cal en­sem­ble;

• Re­tired teach­ers Con Tri di­vi­sion for best pri­mary choir per­for­mance ($ 100 and in­scribed shield) — St. Fran­cis pri­mary choir;

• Re­tired teach­ers Con Tri di­vi­sion for best intermediate choir per­for­mance ($100 and in­scribed shield) — St. Fran­cis song­sters;

•Cana­dian Tire award for out­stand­ing in­stru­men­tal solo ($50) — Bran­dan Galway;

• Kiwanis Club of Car­bon­ear for best per­for­mance in piano solo, 16 and und e r ($50) — Chelsea Thomas;

• Franz Reiss me­mo­rial award for best piano solo classes 17-20, 23-26 and 29-32 ($50 and per­pet­ual plaque) — Chelsea Thomas;

• Cap­tain I.S. Iversen and Mrs. Gertrude Iversen me­mo­rial award for piano solo ($50 and per­pet­ual plaque) — Me­gan Ge­orge;

• Nor­man J. Dawe me­mo­rial award for best piano solo per­for­mance six to eight years old ($50 and in­scribed shield) — Jag­ger Ma­her;

• Terra Nova Shoes in­stru­men­tal award for best per­for­mance in recorder en­sem­bles ($ 50) — St. Peter’s El­e­men­tary recorder group, ju­nior;

• Col­lege of the North At­lantic best per­for­mance by a ju­nior choir ($200) — Perl­win El­e­men­tary;

• Col­lege of the North At­lantic best per­for­mance by an intermediate choir ($200) — St. Fran­cis song­sters;

• Terra Nova Shoes cho­ral award for se­nior choir best per­for­mance ($200) — Cres­cent Col­le­giate vo­cal en­sem­ble;

• L.F. Clif­ford Pike award for best fe­male solo, ad­ju­di­ca­tor’s choice ($75 and in­scribed shield) — Amy Gilling­ham;

• The Edgar Clarke me­mo­rial award for best per­for­mance in piano solo, 17 years and un­der ($100 and in­scribed shield) — Erin Jones;

• Town of Car­bon­ear award for best per­for­mance in mu­si­cal theatre and Gil­bert and Sul­li­van vo­cal solo ($100 and in­scribed shield) — Liam Daw­son and Al­lie Bur­ton;

• Strick­land Agencies award for best per­for­mance in in­stru­men­tal solo ($75) — Stephanie Le­Gres­ley;

• El­lie M. Fitzger­ald award for fam­ily mu­sic ($ 100) — Fam­ily Broom­field ( Denise, Alyssa and Cait­lyn Broom­field);

• The Eric I. Chubbs me­mo­rial band award for best per­for­mance by a brass band, wood­wind en­sem­ble, con­cert band or jazz band ($500) — Cres­cent Col­le­giate jazz combo; and

• The Har­bour Mu­sic and Dance most promis­ing young vo­cal­ist award for vo­cal­ist age 12 ad un­der who shows great prom­ise, ad­ju­di­ca­tor ’ s c h o i c e ($200 and an in­scribed shield) — Anna Mercer.

Wed­nes­day, April 9

• Cho­ral Rose Bowl — win­ner, Cres­cent Col­le­giate vo­cal en­sem­ble ($300); run­ner-up, Cres­cent Col­le­giate con­cert choir ($150);

• Iin­stru­men­tal Rose Bowl — win­ner, Amal­ga­mated Academy tra­di­tional en­sem­ble ($300); run­ner-up, Cres­cent Col­le­giate con­cert band ($150);

• Rec­om­men­da­tion to con­tinue to provin­cial com­pe­ti­tion in the cho­ral cat­e­gory — Cres­cent Col­le­giate vo­cal en­sem­ble;

• Maxwell A. Pow­ell me­mo­rial award for best per­for­mance in New­found­land songs ($100 and in­scribed shield) — Anna Mercer;

• Caro­line Pow­ell me­mo­rial award for best per­for­mance in folk song solo ($100 and an in­scribed shield) — Mag­gie Fol­lett;

• Ware­ham me­mo­rial award for best per­for­mance in class­room choirs ($75) — Amal­ga­mated Academy Grade 5 class­room choir;

• Adey me­mo­rial award for best per­for­mance in Cana­dian Com­posers, vo­cal ($75) — Ruby Burke;

• The G.B. and Su­san­nah Pow­ell award for best per­for­mance in New­found­land songs, choir ($100) — Cres­cent Col­le­giat e vo­cal en­sem­ble;

• An­nie E. French me­mo­rial award for best per­for­mance in piano solo ($50) — Marissa Moyse and Anna Mercer;

• Bell Aliant award for best per­for­mance in Cana­dian Com­posers, any in­stru­ment ex­cept piano ($50) — Stephanie Le­Gres­ley;

• Fong’s Mo­tel and Restau­rant award for best per­for­mance in piano solo, age nine, 10 and 11 years ($50) — Bri­anna Rus­sell;

• Fong’s Mo­tel and Restau­rant award for best per­for­mance in spe­cial piano solo ($50) — Erica Evely;

• Fong’s Mo­tel and Restau­rant award for best per­for­mance in string solo ($ 50) — Madi­son Hur­ley;

• Fong’s Mo­tel and Restau­rant award for best per­for­mance in gui­tar, per­cus­sion and spe­cial solo ($50) — Bran­dan Galway;

• McCarthy Coun­cil Knights of Columbus award for best per­for­mance in school choirs, ad­ju­di­ca­tor’s choice ($50) — Car­bon­ear Academy Grade 4 and 5 class­room choir;

• The Emma Noel in­stru­men­tal award for best per­for­mance for a small mixed and in­stru­men­tal en­sem­bles ($50) — Amal­ga­mated Academy tra­di­tional en­sem­ble;

• The Emma Noel vo­cal award for best per­for­mance in mall vo­cal solo ($50) — Lu­cas White;

• The Joseph P. Pike me­mo­rial award from the Royal Cana­dian Legion Car­bon­ear, ad­ju­di­ca­tor’s choice for a choir of 13 or more singers ($150) — St. Fran­cis pri­mary choir;

• The At­lantic Com­mu­nity Theatre award for best per­for­mance in mu­si­cal theatre, classes 151 and 152 ($50) — Han­nah Tuck and Erin Mackey;

• The At­lantic Com­mu­nity Theatre award for best per­for­mance in mu­si­cal theatre, ju­nior, Classes 153, 154A and 154B ($50) — Maya Pet­ten;

• Bel l A l iant ad­ju­di­ca­tor’s choice award for in­di­vid­u­als or groups for no­table per­for­mances ($ 200 to­tal) — Jordan Kel­loway and Bran­don Whelan (duet), Erin Mackey, Jag­ger Ma­her and Cloud­berry Choir;

• Pen­ney ’ s Trans­por t and Courier Ser­vice awards, pre­sented at the dis­cre­tion of the ad­ju­di­ca­tor solely for en­cour­age­ment to com­peti­tors, not nec­es­sar­ily the best per­for­mance ($ 500 to­tal): piano — Madi­son Hur­ley, Bran­dan Galway, Jordan Kel­loway, John Mweemba and Danielle Tay­lor; vo­cal — Chelsea Thomas, Matthew Cooper, Ai­den Ho­gan, Rachael Gra­ham and Ruby Burke; and,

• Royal Cana­dian Legion Car­bon­ear schol­ar­ship, ad­ju­di­ca­tor’s choice ($350) — An­to­nia Whelan.

Thurs­day, April 10

• Se­nior Rose Bowl — win­ner, vo­cal­ist Les­lie Nor­man ($500); no run­ner-up for 2014;

• Ni­cholas W. Perry me­mo­rial award for piano solo, 15 years and un­der, awarded at the dis­cre­tion of the ad­ju­di­ca­tor ($ 100 and an in­scribed shield) — Robyn White;

• The Cana­dian Tire piano award for best per­for­mance in Cana­dian com­po­si­tion ($50 and an in­scribed shield) — Kathryn Haire and Neal But­ton;

• The E. H. Vokey me­mo­rial award for best per­for­mance in piano solo, 12 years and un­der ($50) — Dan­ica Ro­bichaud;

• Glo­ria Glad­den me­mo­rial award for best per­for­mance in sa­cred mu­sic vo­cal solo ($50) — Keanna Dowd­ing;

• The Ron­ald Mutrey me­mo­rial award for best per­for­mance in gui­tar solo ($50) — Terry Smith;

• Women’s In­sti­tute of New­found­land, Har­bour Grace branch award for best per­for­mance in piano solo, 14 years and un­der ($100) — Stephen MacDon­ald;

• Ruby’s Drive-in award for best per­for­mance in piano solo, 13 years and un­der ($ 100 and in­scribed shield) — Me­gan Ge­orge and Chloe Har­ris;

• Piz­zazz award for mu­si­cal theatre, ad­ju­di­ca­tor’s choice ($50) — Han­nah Tuck;

• LeGrows Travel award for best per­for­mance in choirs, folk songs ($50 and an in­scribed shield) — Bac­calieu Col­le­giate cham­ber choir;

• Mary J. Wal­ters me­mo­rial award for best per­for­mance in girls solo ($50) — Anna Mercer;

• The Bell Aliant award for best per­for­mance in opera solo ($50) — Amy Gilling­ham;

• Au­gus­tine and Gertrude Lynch me­mo­rial award for best per­for­mance by a com­mu­nity choir ($100) — Bella Voce;

• The Jun­gle Jim’s award for promis­ing young singers in mu­si­cal theatre (amount not given) — Lu­cas White and Emily Butt;

• Paws for mu­sic award for best per­for­mance in tra­di­tional or New­found­land folk med­ley ($ 50) — Madi­son Hur­ley;

• The New­found­land Power tra­di­tional fid­dling group award, ad­ju­di­ca­tor’s choice ($100) — St. Fran­cis tra­di­tional fid­dling group and Amal­ga­mated Academy fiddlers;

• Kiwanis Ju­bilee award for best per­for­mance in ju­nior con­cert groups, 12 years and un­der ($100 and an in­scribed shield) — Anna Mercer;

• The Col­lege of t he Nor th At­lantic piano award for best duet per­for­mance ($ 100) — Emily Ge­orge and Me­gan Ge­orge;

• Sco­tia­bank ad­ju­di­ca­tor’s choice awards ($ 300): piano — Joshua Thomas; in­stru­men­tal — Ja­cob D rodge ; vo­cal — Amy Gilling­ham;

• The Goff fam­ily award for best per­for­mance in Cana­dian com­posers vo­cal solo, pop/rock, classes 209A and 209B ($50) — Matthew Cooper;

• The Goff fam­ily award for best per­for­mance Cana­dian com­posers vo­cal solo, pop/rock, classes 209C and 209D ($50) — Ai­dan Ho­gan and Madi­son Hur­ley;

• KIXX Coun­try FM schol­ar­ship to help out­stand­ing young mu­si­cians to con­tinue their stud­ies, ad­ju­di­ca­tor’s choice ($500) — Amy Gilling­ham; and

• English School District ad­ju­di­ca­tor’s choice awards for no­table choirs ($ 375) — Amal­ga­mated Academy Grade 5 choir, Car­bon­ear Col­le­giate choir SAB and Car­bon­ear Col­le­giate choir SSA.

Photo by Melissa Jenk­ins/the Com­pass

AN AWARD WIN­NING PER­FOR­MANCE — Stephen MacDon­ald plays the piano beau­ti­fully, which earned him the run­ner-up award for the 44th Car­bon­ear Kiwanis re­gional mu­sic fes­ti­val ju­nior Rose Bowl on April 8. He is 14 years old and from Car­bon­ear. Stephen and his brother have been par­tic­i­pat­ing in the fes­ti­val for about a decade.

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