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2017 - Official Winners List

Junior A Piano
          Winner – Miguel Villarica, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
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unnerup – Paul Wang, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Honourable Mention – Aaron Schweitzer, Powell River Festival
          Honourable Mention – Grace Li, Prince George Music Festival
          Honourable Mention – Arista Marthyman, Greater Victoria Festival

Junior B Piano
          Winner – Sue Wang, CDMF Performing Arts Festival
         
Runnerup – Mina McKenzie, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Charmaine Yang, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival
          
Honourable Mention – Matthew Li, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival

Intermediate Piano
          Winner – Annie (Yu) Cao, CDMF Performing Arts Festival
          Runnerup – Emma Hoglund, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Lin Kai Zhang, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Honourable Mention – Melissa Wiebe, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival
    
      Honourable Mention – Julie Matsuzawa, North Island Festival
          Honourable Mention – Alec Hammond, East Kootenay Festival

Senior Piano
          Winner – Chris Knopp, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival
          Runnerup – Hai Lun Yu, CDMF Performing Arts Festival
          Honourable Mention – Evelyn Kreiger, Penticton Kiwanis Festival
          Honourable Mention – Susan Xia, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Honourable Mention – Ruth Liu, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Honourable Mention – Abigail Takenaka, Greater Victoria Festival

National Piano
          Winner – Chris Chu, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          
Runnerup – Joyce Xi, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival

Junior Canadian Piano
          Winner – Julia Crowther, Penticton Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Sue Wang, CDMF Performing Arts Festival
          Honourable Mention – Holly McCallum, Kamloops Festival

Intermediate Canadian Piano
          Winner – Katherine Li, Prince George Music Festival
          Runnerup – Nancy Li, Nechako Valley Festival
          Honourable Mention – Julie Matsuzawa, North Island Festival

Senior Canadian Piano
          Winner – Evelyn Krieger, Penticton Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Susan Xia, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival

National Canadian Piano
          Winner – Andrea Pedro, CDMF Performing Arts Festival

Junior Classical Voice
          Winner – Sara Luedke, Upper Island Festival
          Runnerup – Emma Verret, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival
          Runnerup – Maya Lefebvre, Penticton Kiwanis Festival
          
Honourable Mention – Alex Mittelsteadt, Kamloops Festival
          
Honourable Mention – Anjulie Djearam, Greater Victoria Festival

Intermediate Classical Voice
          Winner – Lilu Scott, Upper Island Festival
          Runnerup – Abigail Overman, Greater Victoria Festival
         
Runnerup – McKenzie Miki McGruer, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
         
Honourable Mention – Jillian Tam, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
         
Honourable Mention – Alexis Watson, Kelowna Kiwanis Festival

Senior Classical Voice
          Winner – Louis Dillon, Greater Victoria Festival
          Runnerup – Juliana Cook, Upper Island Festival
          Runnerup – Adam Schmidt, Greater Victoria Festival
          Honourable Mention – Thomas Lamont, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival

National Classical Voice
          Winner – Ryan Hofman, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Julia Johnstone, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival
          Honourable Mention – Raymond Salgado, Upper Island Festival

Junior Musical Theatre
          Winner – Lyrie Murad, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Alistair Leong, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Honourable Mention – Eve Cleland, Shuswap Music Festival
          Honourable Mention –  Baylee Shields, 100 Mile House
          Honourable Mention – Kennedy Smith, Penticton Kiwanis Festival
          Honourable Mention – Sarah Vanderwolf, Lakes District Festival

Intermediate Musical Theatre
          Winner – Brooklyn White, CDMF Performing Arts Festival
         
Runnerup – Isabelle Hui Bon Hoa, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Paul Noble, Cariboo Festival
          Honourable Mention – Makenna Thiffault, Prince George Music Festival
          Honourable Mention – Ella Olesen, Upper Island Festival

Senior Musical Theatre
          Winner – Eli Nelson, Penticton Kiwanis Festival
         
Runnerup – Angelina Robertson, Greater Victoria Festival
          Runnerup – Alex Verge, Quesnel Festival
          
Honourable Mention – Alison Bendall, Cowichan Festival

National Musical Theatre
          Winner – Bethany Caldwell, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival
          Runnerup – Jeremy Hopper, Powell River Festival

Junior Vocal Variety
          Winner – Lyrie Murad, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Cameron Andres, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Maya Lefebvre, Penticton Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Nia’druan Schoeffel, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival
          Honourable Mention – Samuel Mellemstrand, Cowichan Festival
          Honourable Mention – Victoria van Delft, Prince George Music Festival
          Honourable Mention – Sarah Luedke, Upper Island Festival

Intermediate Vocal Variety
         
Winner – Lilu Scott, Upper Island Festival
         
Runnerup – Sophia Strang, CDMF Performing Arts Festival
         
Runnerup – Isabelle Hui Bon Hoa, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
         
Honourable Mention – Tiana Ferlizza, Penticton Kiwanis Festival
         
Honourable Mention –  Jillian Tam, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival

Senior Vocal Variety
          Winner – Eli Nelson, Penticton Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Adam Schmidt, Greater Victoria Festival
          Runnerup – Alison Bendall, Cowichan Festival
          Honourable Mention – Courtenay Hayhurst, Prince George Music Festival
          Honourable Mention – Juliana Cook, Upper Island Festival

National Vocal Variety
          Winner – Jeremy Hopper, Powell River Festival
          Runnerup – Elayne Taylor, Lakes District Festival
          Runnerup – Raymond Salgado, Upper Island Festival
          Runnerup – Bethany Caldwell, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival
          Honourable Mention – Adrienne Penner, Penticton Kiwanis Festival
          Honourable Mention – Emma Forgeron, Prince George Music Festival

Junior A Strings
          Winner – Regine Choi, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival
          Runnerup – Angela Zeng, Kelowna Kiwanis Festival
          Honourable Mention – Luke Chen, Prince George Music Festival
          Honourable mention – Amy Chen, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival

Junior B Strings
          Winner – Kai Chow, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival
          Runnerup – Victoria Wong, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival
          
Runnerup – Gabrielle Liu, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          
Honourable Mention – Beno Huang, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival
         
Honourable Mention – Davin Mar, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival

Intermediate Strings         
          Winner – Log Lin, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Vincent Lee, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival
          Runnerup – Grace Zhao, Greater Victoria Festival
          Honourable Mention – Solchan Kim, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival
          Honourable Mention – Madelynn Erickson, North Island Festival

Senior Strings
          Winner – Tovin Allers, Greater Victoria Festival
          Runnerup – Jeremy Ho, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival
          Honourable Mention – Alyshia Black, Kelowna Kiwanis Festival
          Honourable Mention – Howard Chen, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival

National Strings
          Winner – Emily Traversy, Kelowna Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Emma Reader-Lee, Greater Victoria Festival (Emma will represent BC at the 2017 National Festival)
          Honourable Mention – Kate Moran, Greater Victoria Festival
          Honourable Mention – Simone Gidora, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Honourable Mention – Jennifer Lim, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival

Junior Woodwinds
          Winner – James Hou, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Uei-Young Jung, Upper Island Festival
          Honourable Mention – Lei Hei (Cynthia) Dou, Greater Victoria Festival

Intermediate Woodwinds
          Winner – Ariel Ziqian Wang, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Benjamin Savage, Kamloops Festival
          Honourable Mention – Emily Picard, Sunshine Coast Festival
          Honourable Mention – Thomas Gartside, Greater Victoria Festival

Senior Woodwinds
          Winner – Samuel He, Greater Victoria Festival
          Runnerup – Georgia Tuhten, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival                           

National Woodwinds
          Winner – Thomas Bauer, Greater Victoria Festival
          Runnerup – Eunice Park, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival         

Junior Brass
          Winner – Ishaan Modi, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Ben Ryder, Kelowna Kiwanis Festival                             

Intermediate Brass
          Winner – Noah Jacob, Prince George Music Festival 

Senior Brass
          Winner – Jason Gordon, Greater Victoria Festival                               

Junior Chamber Group
          Winner – Crimson Quartet, Greater Victoria Festival                             

Intermediate Chamber Group
          Winner – Filozofia Trio, Greater Victoria Festival
          Runner-up – Quatuor Stellaire, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival 

Senior Chamber Group
          
Winner – Artemis Trio, Greater Victoria Festival
          Runnerup – Trio Erdenlied, Fraser Valley Kiwanis Festival
          
Runnerup – Lower Mainland Trio, Fraser Valley Kiwanis Festival
          
Honourable Mention – 3tissimo, Kamloops Festival 

National Chamber Group
          
Winner – Azura Quartet (Mia Gazley, Haley Heinricks, Chinley Hinacay, Mo Miao) – Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival                   

Junior Guitar
          Winner – Raymond Tian, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Adrien Chen, Greater Victoria Festival
          Runnerup – Arek Bechrikian, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival
          Honourable Mention – David Liu, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Honourable Mention – W. Jonah Manson, Upper Island Festival 

Intermediate Guitar 
          Winner – Griffin Linklater, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Christo Vutev, Kamloops Festival 

Senior Guitar
          Winner – Meaghan Claughton, Greater Victoria Festival         

National Guitar
          Winner – Josh Hu, Greater Victoria Festival         

Junior Canadian Music
          Winner – Davin Mar, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Regine Choi, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival
          Honourable Mention – Jonah Miller, Cowichan Festival
          Honourable Mention – Elise Wiesinger, Kamloops Festival
          Honourable Mention – Anthony Yang, Upper Island Festival 

Intermediate Canadian Music
          Winner – Isabel Lago, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Solchan Kim, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival
          Honourable Mention – Max Sander Segriff, Upper Island Festival         

Senior Canadian Music
          Winner – Trio Erdenlied, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival
          Runner-up – Samuel He, Greater Victoria Festival        

Junior Speech Arts
          Winner – Julia MacDermott, Greater Victoria Festival
          Runnerup – Alexandria Middleton, Kelowna Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Meg Peters, Prince George Speech Festival
          
Honourable Mention – Hayden Anthony, Penticton Kiwanis Festival
         
Honourable Mention – Sam Khoshnevis, CDMF Performing Arts Festival                

Intermediate Speech Arts
          Winner – Sarah Vincent, Greater Victoria Festival
          Runnerup – Abby Krushel, Kamloops Festival
          Runnerup – Allison Keogh, CDMF Performing Arts Festival
          Honourable Mention – Cindy Xu, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival
          Honourable Mention – Nasya Moore, Upper Island Festival                             

Senior Speech Arts
          Winner – Lydia Kinasewich, 100 Mile Festival
          Runnerup – Darren Sayson, CDMF Performing Arts Festival
          Honourable Mention – Caitlyn Gairns, Prince George Speech Festival 

Junior Shakespeare
          Winner – Nora Zhu, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival
          Runnerup – Nic Gillespie, Kamloops Festival                                      

Intermediate Shakespeare
          Winner – Cindy Xu, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival
          Runnerup – Aleisha Ramsay, Lakes District Festival
          Honourable Mention – Nasya Moore, Upper Island Festival         

Senior Shakespeare
          
Winner – McKenna Jennings, Greater Victoria Festival
          Runnerup – Benjamin Makinnon, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival
          Runnerup - Lydia Kinasewich, 100 Mile Festival
          Honourable Mention – Jacob Reiser, Kamloops Festival
          Honouarable Mention – Darren Sayson, CDMF Performing Arts Festival 

Open Shakespeare Duo
          Honourable Mention – Timothy Sayson & Darren Sayson, Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival 

Ballet I
          Winner – Samantha Eve, Surrey Festival of Dance
          Runnerup – Emily Bourgault-Kemaley, Pacific West Festival
          Runnerup – Ashley Blair, Victoria DanceWorks
          Honourable Mention –  Mackenzie Mount, Kelowna Kiwanis Festival
          Honourable Mention – Isabelle Medalla, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival
          Honourable Mention – Mira Sobkin, Powell River Festival         

Ballet II
          Winner – Ashley Hanfusa Coupal, Pacific West Festival
          Runnerup – Giorgia Monro, Victoria DanceWorks
          Runnerup – Hannah Zobel, Kelowna Kiwanis Festival
          Honourable Mention – Kyra Soo, Surrey Festival of Dance
          Honourable Mention – Hazuki Kishida, Greater Victoria Festival
          Honourable Mention – Sophie Higgins, Victoria DanceWorks         

Ballet III
          Winner – Rachel Gibbs, Surrey Festival of Dance
          Runnerup – Saia Kuwata, Victoria DanceWorks
          Runnerup – Anri Hirota, Greater Victoria Festival
          Honourable Mention – Michele Matsubara, Penticton Kiwanis Festival
          Honourable Mention – Ashley Klockow-Rabinovitch, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival
          
Honouable Mention – Rin Nagakura, Upper Island Festival 

Stage I
          Winner – Brea Franklyn, Pacific West Festival
          Runnerup – Emma Leigh, Victoria DanceWorks
          Runnerup – Vanessa Hodges, Surrey Festival of Dance
          Honourable Mention – Gene Hayer, Penticton Kiwanis Festival
          Honourable Mention – Mara Morris, Cowichan Festival 

Stage II
          Winner – Emma Hopley, Penticton Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Abby Dishkin, Upper Island Festival
          Runnerup – Caleb Agno, Kelowna Kiwanis Festival
         
Honourable Mention – Brianna Godsoe, Kamloops Festival
          
Honourable Mention – Hannah Bateman, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival
          
Honourable Mention – Emma Hall, Pacific West Festival                             

Stage III
          Winner – Olivia Bliss, Kelowna Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Lauren Okano, Kamloops Festival
          Runnerup – Spencer Taylor, Surrey Festival of Dance
          Honourable Mention – Taylor Ginter, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival
          Honourable Mention – Claudia Knappett, Upper Island Festival         

Modern I
          Winner – Jordan Simpson, Victoria DanceWorks
          Runnerup – Brianna Lannard, Surrey Festival of Dance
          Runnerup – Avery Graham-Wiseman, Kamloops Festival
          Honourable Mention – Ava Partalis, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival
          Honourable Mention – Teegan Stoudt, North Island Festival 

Modern II
          Winner – Amy Cox, Kelowna Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup – Caitlin McCormick, Quesnel Festival
          Runnerup – Nicola Hopley, Penticton Kiwanis Festival
          Honourable Mention – Malaena Lee, Surrey Festival of Dance
          Honourable Mention – Sophia McNolty, Kamloops Festival 

Modern III
 
         Winner – Jennifer Chu, Surrey Festival of Dance
          
Runnerup – Esrael Haile, Powell River Festival
          Runnerup – Julia Sloan, Victoria DanceWorks
          Honourable Mention – Bailey Rae, BC Annual Festival
          Honourable Mention – Abby Sherwood, Penticton Kiwanis Festival 

Choral Classes:

Class #100, Honourable Barbara A. Hagerman
          Winner – Sinclair Singers, Sharon Sinclair conductor, Upper Island Festival
          Runnerup – Ancora Women’s Ensemble, Terry Logan conductor, Shuswap Festival

Class #101, City of Lincoln
          Winner – St Thomas Aquinas Men’s Choir, Siiri Rebane conductor, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
          Runnerup –  Oak Bay High School Men’s Choir, Sally Murphy conductor, Greater Victoria Festival         

Class #102, George S. Mathieson
          Winner – Nanaimo Youth Choir, Marian Smith conductor, Upper Island Festival
          Runnerup – Sing Victoria ~ Encore, Marnie Setka-Mooney conductor, Greater Victoria Festival         

Class #103, Paul J. Bourret
          Winner – Oak Bay High School Chamber Choir, Sally Murphy conductor, Greater Victoria Festival
           
Runnerup – St. Thomas More Collegiate, Grade 9 Choir, Johnson Lui conductor, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival                   

Class #104, Richard W. Cooke
          Winner – Apple Choir, Ayako Komaki conductor, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival                             

Class #105, Dr. & Mrs. J.F.K. English
          Winner – British Columbia Girls Choir ~ Senior, Fiona Blackburn conductor, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
           
Runnerup – Kamloops Thompson Honour Choir, Judy MacPherson conductor, Kamloops Festival 

Class #107, Margaret Wharton Memorial
          Winner – British Columbia Girls Choir ~ Junior, Fiona Blackburn conductor, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival                   

Class #108, Florine Despres
          Winner – St. Margaret’s Crescendo Choir, Rebecca Clausen conductor, Greater Victoria Festival
          Runnerup – Immaculate Conception School Choir, Neil Wolfe conductor, Prince George Music Festival 

The winners of classes 102, 103, 105 and 108 will be continuing on to the National Festival. 

Scholarships: 

Dr. & Mrs. J.F.K. English Scholarship for the most outstanding performance at the National Concert – Azura Quartet (Mia Gazley, Haley Heinricks, Chinley Hinacay, Mo Miao) – Kiwanis Fraser Valley Festival 

Linda Stobbe Memorial Award for the winner of the National Piano Class – Chris Chu, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival 

John Emerson Memorial Scholarship for the most outstanding performance at the Dance Finals Concert – Ashley Hanafusa Coupal, Pacific West Festival 

Ian Graham Memorial Scholarship for the most outstanding performer in the Speech Arts Division – Lydia Kinasewich, 100 Mile Festival 

Phyllis Schuldt Award for the most outstanding performance in the Choral Classes at the Provincial Festival – St. Thomas More Collegiate Chamber Choir, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival 

Tom Cuff Scholarship for the most outstanding performance in the Canadian Piano Classes – Evelyn Krieger, Penticton Kiwanis Festival 

Tuition Awards:

GottaSing! GottaDance! – Alistair Leong, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival and Mara Morris, Cowichan Festival

Toronto Rhythm Initiative – Caleb Agno, Kelowna Kiwanis Festival and Spencer Taylor, Surrey Festival of Dance 

Goh Ballet 2017 International Summer Intensive Program – Giorgia Monro, Victoria Danceworks

         

    

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