All of the music festival award winners on stage at the Gala Night at the REM Lee Theatre May 2.

Pacific Northwest Music Festival winners

These are the musicians, singers and speech artists who stood out among the crowd at this year's 50th anniversary event.

Scholarships

Most Outstanding Jr. Performer, Munson Family Scholarship, $250, Madison Sommerfeld

Most Outstanding Intermediate Performer, Rio Tinto Alcan, $500, Gillian Jardim

Most Outstanding Sr. Performer, Knights of Columbus, $1,000, Ella Martindale

AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE

Dance – Intermediate, Cote Award – $150, Katrina Duong

Dance – Junior, Flynn Award – $100, Karlie Fudger

Dance – Senior, Gemmas Boutiques Award – $200, Kennedy Gill

Guitar – Intermediate, Rotary Club of Terrace Award – $150, Deirdre Lind

Guitar – Junior, Copperside Foods Award – $100, Ty Giesbrecht

Guitar – Senior, Order of the Royal Purple Lodge 216 Award – $200, Sarah Flach

Piano – Intermediate, Crystal Thomas Award – $150, Marrick Zips

Piano – Junior, Terrace Academy of Music Award – $100, Matthew McDicken

Piano – Senior, Al Lehmann – $100, Eunbee Kang

Piano – Senior, Acadia Northwest Mechanical – $100, Eunbee Kang

Speech Arts – Junior, Park Avenue Medical Clinic – $100, Iris Striker

Speech Arts – Intermediate, Dr. J. D. Zucchiatti – $150, Magda Vandenberg

Speech Arts – Senior, Munson Family – $200, Julia Piroso

Strings – Intermediate, Terrace Vision Care – $150, Bryn Giesbrecht

Strings – Junior, Canadian Tire – $100, Jayden Rogers

Strings – Senior, Terrace Home Hardware Bulding Centre, $200, Taya Haldane

Vocal – Junior, Ginny Lowrie Award – $100, Paige McKay

Vocal – Intermediate, Park Avenue Medical Clinic – $150, Cassidy Pavao

Vocal – Senior, Leah Owens Memorial – $200, Miranda Juergensen

Woodwind – Junior, Terrace Community Band – $100, Kaylee Barron

Woodwind – Intermediate, Jim Steele Memorial – $150, Emily Barron

Woodwind – Senior, Alice Chen-Wing Memorial – $200, Anna Linton

Band

McDaniel Trophy, Junior Stage Band, Skeena Jazz Band

McDonalds Restaurant Trophy, Level B200 or B300 Band, Mount Elizabeth High School Concert Band

Munson Enterprises Award, Senior Stage Band – $500, Caledonia Jazz Band

Rio Tinto Alcan Trophy, Most Promising Band Level B400, Caledonia Concert Band

Terrace Community Band Trophy, Grade 6 – 8 Band, Skeena Grade 7 Concert Band

XI Beta Mu Trophy, Most Promising Band, Levels B500 & B600, Terrace Symphony Orchestra

Brass

Geier Waste Services Award, Highest Mark Brass Solo –  $100, Autumn Dimitrov

Choral

Bank of Montreal Trophy, Secondary School Choir (Adjudicators Choice), Skeena Singers

Prince Rupert Rotary Club Award – Choir, Community and Church Choirs (Adjudicators Choice) – $100, Sine Nomine

Rotary Club of Terrace Award – Choir, Primary School Choir – $100, Veritas Grade 3

Terrace Kinsman Trophy, Elementary School Choir, Ecole Mountainview Choir

Dance

All Seasons Source for Sports Award, Highest Mark Junior Jazz Dance Solo – $50, Braya Kluss

Art in Motion Award, Highest Mark Classical Ballet Group – $75, Contemporary Collective “Battle of the Birds”

Art in Motion Award, Highest Mark Contemporary Duet or Trio – $100, Kendra Hall & Marissa Cordeiro

Art in Motion Award, Highest Mark Contemporary Solo – $75, Gillian Jardim

Art in Motion Award, Highest Mark Intermediate Stage Dance Group – $75, Dance Unlimited “M’Bongi”

Cafenara Coffee Shop Award, Highest Mark Senior Jazz Dance Solo – $100, Katrina Duong

Carlson Award, Highest Mark Jazz Musical Interpretation Solo – $100, Erin Axelson

Cedar River Physiotherapy Award, Highest Mark Variety Dance Solo – $75, Nathania-Marie Cam

Cedar River Physiotherapy Award, Highest Mark Ballet Musical Interpretation Solo – $75, Caitlin LeBlanc

Cedar River Physiotherapy Award, Highest Mark Modern Dance Solo – $75, Kennedy Gill

Cedar River Physiotherapy Award, Highest Mark Tap Dance Solo – $75, Tylie Wong

Comfort Award, Highest Mark Dance Duet or Trio – $75, E-Motion “Standing on the Corner”

Dance Academy of Prince Rupert Award, Highest Mark Acrobatic Solo – $50, Ruby Ferlaino

Dance Academy of Prince Rupert Award, Highest Mark Classical Ballet Solo – 10 and under – $50, Nathania-Marie Cam

Dance Academy of Prince Rupert Award, Highest Mark Music Theatre Dance Solo – $50, Holly Watson

Dance Academy of Prince Rupert Award, Highest Mark Song and Dance Solo – $50, Lola Clouthier

McAlpine & Co Award, Highest Mark Original Dance Choreography – $50, Madison Hoffos

McDonalds Restaurants Award, Highest Mark Senior Stage Dance Groups – $100, E-Motion “Surrender”

Prince Rupert Arts Council Trophy, Highest Mark Classical Ballet Solo – 11 and 12, Hannah Graham

Prince Rupert Rotary Club Award, Highest Mark Street Dance Solo – $75, Hailey Cox

Prince Rupert Rotary Club Award, Highest Mark Junior Lyrical Solo – $75, Karlie Fudger

Rotary Club of Terrace Trophy, Highest Mark Junior Stage Dance Group, E-Motion “Aladdin”

Spectrum City Dance Award, Highest Mark Jazz Group – $100, E-Motion “Cinema Italiano”

Woodd Family Award, Highest Mark Classical Ballet – 13 to Open – $100, Hannah Douglas

Guitar

Neifer Family Award, Highest Mark Intermediate to Open Classical Guitar Solo – $100, Bonina Marrelli

Phillips Family Award, Highest Mark Classical Guitar, Duet, Trios, Ensembles – $100, Parkside Guitar Ensemble

Tchernoussoff Trophy, Highest Mark Junior Classical Guitar Solo, Ethan McNeil

Miscellaneous

Anne Townsend Trophy, Grades K-7 Enthusiasm and Musicality – Adjudicators Choice, Thornhill Primary

Flying Fish Award, Highest Mark Original Composition (Music, Vocal, or Speech) – $50, Sam Bond

James MacFarlane Memorial Award, Best Overall Adult/Child Presentation – $75, Cooper Family

Nenninger Family Award, Highest Mark Older Beginners – $75, Myriam Lapierre-Goncalves

Piano

Al Lehmann Award, Highest Mark Senior Baroque Composers – $50, Bryn Giesbrecht

All Seasons Source for Sports Award, Highest Mark Junior Canadian Composers – $50, Andrea Watt

Allan Dubeau Award, Highest Mark Senior 20th and 21st Century Composers – $100, Alyssa Pangan

Carlyle Shepherd & Co Award, Highest Mark, over 85, Senior Piano – $100, David Leite

Dr. and Mrs. Appleton Award,  Highest Mark Senior Baroque Composers – $50, Bryn Giesbrecht

Eugene H. Thomas Award, Highest Mark Senior Bach – $125, Nicole Hepting

Frank Froese Memorial Award, Highest Mark Junior Bach – $100, Madison Sommerfeld

J. Coosemans Award, Highest Mark Romantics – Other than German – $75, Madison Sommerfeld

Janet Felber Trophy, Highest Mark Junior Piano Conservatory, Andrea Watt

Kitimat Music Scholarship Society Award, Highest Mark Sonatina – $100, Ben Anker

Nechako Northcoast Construction Award, Highest Mark, over 85, Junior Piano – $50, Matthew McDicken

Northern Savings Credit Union Award, Highest Mark Piano Duets, Trios or Quartets – $150, Andrea Watt & Amelie Hrinkiw

Noteworthy Piano Service Award, Highest Mark Junior Baroque Composers – $75, Julia Yoo

Park Avenue Medical Clinic Award, Highest Mark Chopin – $75, Madison Sommerfeld

Park Optometry, Highest Mark Popular Selections – $75, Vicky Chen

Pizza Hut Award, Highest Mark Sonata or Concert Group – $75, Nicole Hepting

Prince Rupert Rotary Club Award, Highest Mark Beethoven – $75, Pia Khaira

Ray Johnson Award, Highest Mark Senior Piano Conservatory – $100, Eunbee Kang

Rotary Club of Terrace Award, Highest Mark Intermediate & Senior Canadian Composers – $75, Matthew McDicken

Royal Canadian Legion Branch #13 Award, Highest Mark Intermediate Piano Conservatory – $50, Jeremy Baker

Terrace Kinsmen Award, Highest Mark Junior 20th and 21st Century Composers – $75, Camryn Oliveira

Tim Hortons Award, Highest Mark Intermediate 20th and 21st Century Composers – $75, Kendra Ewald

Warner Bandstra Brown Award, Highest Mark German Romantics – $100, Marrick Zips

Wightman & Smith Insurance Award, Highest Mark Mozart and Haydn – $75, Madison Sommerfeld

Speech Arts

Canadian Tire Award, Highest Mark Public Speaking – 3rd year & up – $100, Bryton Gaudet

Crampton Personal Law Corp Award, Highest Mark Poetry and Prose – Duets and Trios – $75, Jayden Rogers & Zachary Carlyle

Eila and Glenys George Award, Highest Mark Public Speaking – 2nd year – $50, Mary Johnson

Eila George Award, Highest Mark Public Speaking – 1st year – $50, Riley Pedro

Elan Travel Ltd. Award, Highest Mark Narrative Poetry Senior – $100, Sophia Zanardo

Michael Strymecki Memorial Trophy, Highest Mark Choral Speaking (Kindergarten to Gr 3), Uplands Elementary Grade 2

Mike and Joan Brady Award, Highest Mark Spoken Poetry (Lyric) Senior – $100, Julia Piroso

Misty River Books Award, Highest Mark Spoken Poetry (Lyric) Intermediate – $75, Jayden Rogers

Misty River Books Award, Highest Mark Recital Group – $75, Sophia Zanardo

On Cue Players Award, Highest Mark Canadian Poetry – 12 and under – $100, Jordan Wilson

On Cue Players Award, Highest Mark Canadian Poetry – 13 and over – $130, Kevin Eastman

Prince Rupert Rotary Club Award, Highest Mark Narrative Poetry Intermediate – $75, Natasha Johnson

Robin McColl Memorial Trophy, Highest Mark Spoken Poetry (Lyric) Junior, Jasmine Smith

Rotary Club of Terrace Award, Highest Mark Narrative Poetry Junior – $50, Justin Rogers

Royal Bank Trophy, Highest Mark Choral Speaking (Grades 4 to Open), St. Anthony’s School Grade 7

Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary Award, Highest Mark Group Presentations – $100, Intermediate Speech Arts Group “I’ve Got the Giggles Today”

Superior Linen Award, Highest Mark Improvisation and Mime – $75, Sophia Zanardo & Renzo Zanardo

Terrace Concert Society Award, Highest Mark Prose – $100, Hannah Link

Terrace Little Theatre Trophy, Highest Mark Dramatic Arts, Julia Piroso

Terrace Ministerial Association Award, Highest Mark Bible Reading Solo, Matthew McDicken

Strings

Cafenara Coffee Shop Award, Highest Mark Strings Conservatory – $100, Jayden Rogers

Eagle Ridge Forestry Award, Highest Mark Harp – Intermediate and Senior – $100, Aislin Dafoe

Haldane Award, Highest Mark Junior Harp – $50, Julia Yoo

Harold Douglas Brown Memorial Award, Highest Mark Strings – Junior – $50, Jayden Rogers

Royal Bank Award, Highest Mark Intermediate Strings – $50, Julia Yoo

Terrace Symphony Orchestra, Highest Mark Strings Duets, Trios or Ensembles – $100, Inverary Music Harp & Flute Ensemble “Bonnie at Morn”

Vocal

Bandstra Transportation Award, Highest Mark Vocal Conservatory Classes – $100, Brooke Viveiros

Dr. and Mrs. Appleton Award, Highest Mark Classical Group – $100, Ella Martindale

Dr. B. L. Phillips Award, Highest Mark Classical Vocal Duets, Trios, Ensembles – $100, Inverary Music Intermediate Vocal Ensemble “Butterfly”

Kitimat Concert Association Award, Highest Mark Pop Vocal – $100, Jordyn Daumont & Jared Daumont

Leffler-Stephens Award, Highest Mark Junior Music Theatre – $50, Paige McKay

Lorraine Johnstone Memorial Award, Highest Mark Singer and Accompanist Team – $100, Katherine Oscovai and Hannah Durrant

National Car Rental Award, Highest Mark Junior Vocal Solo – $50, Madelin Berchaminski

Nechako Northcoast Construction Award, Highest Mark Intermediate Music Theatre – $75, Emily Barron

Rotary Club of Terrace Award, Highest Mark Music Theatre Duet, Trio, Ensembles – $150, Inverary Music Female Vocal Ensemble “The Nunsense Jamboree”

Spotless Cleaners Award, Highest Mark Intermediate Vocal Solo – $75, Cassidy Pavao

Theatre Alive Society Award, Highest Mark Senior Music Theatre – $100, Ella Martindale

Totem Furniture & Appliances Award, Highest Mark Senior Vocal Solo – $100, Miranda Juergensen

Woodwind

Acadia Northwest Mechanical Award, Highest Mark Woodwind Conservatory Solo – $100, Emily Barron

Bank of Montreal Award, Highest Mark Woodwind Solo, Junior – $50, Madison Sommerfeld

Nenninger Family Award, Highest Mark Woodwind Duets, Trios and Ensembles – $100, Taya Haldane & Anna Linton

Terrace and District Arts Council Award, Highest Mark Woodwind Solo, Intermediate to Open – $75, Anna Linton