2016 Award Winners
2015 Award Winners
2014 Award Winners
2013 Award Winners
All prizes will be presented at the final concerts Friday, 28th and Saturday the 29th, April 2017.
All prizes are awarded in accordance with scores awarded by the adjudicators. Individual scores are not disclosed.
Trophies are awarded on the basis of the best overall aggregate of all performances in each discipline, and where the majority of the performances are at the gold level.
Everett C. Ball Trophy * sponsored by Bonniekelswater Music Studio
Top solo piano performer - Grades 9, 10 & ARCT
Intermediate Piano Trophy * sponsored by Yukon Registered Music Teachers' Assoc.
Top solo piano performer - Grades 6, 7 & 8
Junior Piano Trophy sponsored by Dusica's Music Studio
Top solo piano performer, Grades 3, 4 & 5
Herb Bouwman Senior Jazz Trophy * sponsored by Meadia Solutions
Top solo jazz performer, Levels 6 -10
Junior Jazz/Pop Trophy sponsored by Klondike Rib & Salmon
Top solo jazz/pop performer, Levels 1 - 5
Senior Piano Duet Trophy sponsored by Gordon Smith, Naturopath
Top piano duet performers, Grades 6 & up
Junior Piano Duet Trophy sponsored by Dave's Trophy Express
Top piano duet performers, Grades 1 - 5
Senior String Trophy * sponsored by Dean's Strings and Music Supplies
Top solo string performer, Grades 6 & up
Junior String Trophy sponsored by Peak Fitness
Top solo classical string performer, Grades 3, 4 & 5
Al Wright Trophy * sponsored by PR Services
Top solo woodwind performer, Grades 6 & up
Senior Vocal Trophy * sponsored by Whitehorse Community Choir
Top solo vocal performer, Grades 6 & up
Junior Vocal Trophy sponsored by Barbara Chamberlin, Stephanie Campbell & Henry Klassen
Top solo vocal performer, Grades 3, 4, 5
Senior Guitar Trophy* sponsored by Unitech Music Scene
Top solo classical guitar performer, Grades 6 & up
Junior Guitar Trophy sponsored by Murraya Dental Centre
Top solo classical guitar performer, Grades 3, 4, 5
Percussion Trophy sponsored by Angellina's Toy Boutique
Top solo percussion performer, Grades 6 & up
Multi Instrument Versatility Award* sponsored by All-City Band Society
Awarded to the individual who demonstrates the most versatility in numbers of instruments and styles of performances.
Sponsored by All-City Band Society, Bank of Montreal, Boston Pizza, Coldwell Banker-Redwood Realty, Porter Creek Super A, Scotiabank, Whitehorse Motors & Yukon Electrical Company Limited
Winners of senior trophies marked * in the list above also receive a scholarship to be spent exclusively on furthering their musical career.
William Thompson Memorial PRIZE
Donated by Allison McNevin
The William Thompson Memorial Prize is donated to the second place finisher in Senior Piano (Grades 9, 10, ARCT).
Mr. Thompson passed away in 2011 after a short battle with cancer. During his life he enjoyed watching his daughter Ellen Thompson and other participants in the Rotary Music Festival. Bill realize how much work involved for the students to reach Grades 9 to ARCT and wanted to encourage the second place finishers to continue their hard work and not to be discouraged by placing second.
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Whitehorse
Winners are selected by the adjudicators from among all senior entrants (RCM Grades 6 and up, Jazz/Pop Level 6 and up) who have successfully completed the minimum requirements outlined in the Syllabus, including trophy winners. Presented to individuals only.
iTUNES GIFT CARDS
Sponsored the Rotary Club of Whitehorse
Winners are selected by the adjudicators from among all junior entrants (RCM Grades 5 and under, Jazz/Pop Level 5 and under) who have successfully completed the minimum requirements outlined in the Syllabus. Presented to individuals only.