The philosophy of the Rotary Music Festival is to provide a venue for music students and groups to perform in a healthy, positive environment and to enhance their pride in their accomplishments.

Awards
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AWARDS

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

 

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.

 

Piano

 

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

 

Jazz/Pop

 

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

 

Piano Duet

 

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

 

Strings

 

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

 

Woodwinds

 

Al Wright Trophy * sponsored by PR Services

Top solo woodwind performer, Grades 6 & up

 

Voice

 

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

 

Guitar

 

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

 

Percussion Trophy sponsored by Angellina's Toy Boutique
Top solo percussion performer, Grades 6 & up

 

Multi Instrument

 

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.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

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.

 

MEDALLIONS

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.