Performing perfection

Pacific Northwest Music Festival, held in Terrace, showcases talented individuals in the region.


Brass – Intermediate 13 to 15-years-old, Crystal Thomas Award – $150, Peter Nicholson

Brass – Senior 16 to 25-years-old, Order of the Royal Purple Lodge 216 Award – $200, Andrew Johnstone

Dance – Senior 16 to 25-years-old, Gemmas Boutiques Award – $200, Kendal Ruygrok

Guitar – Junior 12-years-old and under, Copperside Foods Award – $100, Eileen Flach

Guitar – Intermediate 13 to 15-years-old, Rotary Club of Terrace Award – $150, Sarah Flach

Piano – Junior 12-years-old and under, Terrace Academy of Music Award – $100, David Leite

Piano – Intermediate 13 to 15-years-old, Northern Industries Ltd. Award – $150, James Ryeburn

Speech Arts – Junior 12-years-old and under, Park Avenue Medical Clinic Award  – $100, Hailey Murdoch

Speech Arts – Intermediate 13 to 15-years-old, Dr. J. D. Zucchiatti – $150, Sophia Zanardo

Strings – Junior 12-years-old and under, Canadian Tire Award – $100, Malcolm Neifer

Strings – Intermediate 13 to 15-years-old, Terrace Vision Care Award – $150, Taya Haldane

Strings – Senior 16 to 25-years-old, Rona Centre Award, $200, Sandra Yoo

Vocal – Junior 12-years-old and under, Ginny Lowrie Award – $100, Julia Yoo

Vocal – Intermediate 13 to 15-years-old, Park Avenue Medical Clinic Award – $150, Miranda Juergensen

Woodwind – Junior 12-years-old and under, Terrace Community Band – $100, Emily Barron

Woodwind – Intermediate 13 to 15-years-old, The Jim Steele Memorial Award – $150, Taya Haldane


Most Outstanding Jr. Performer, Terrace Water Polo Association, $250, Gillian Jardim, Dance

Most Outstanding Intermediate Performer, Rio Tinto Alcan, $500, Caitlin Leblanc, Dance

Most Outstanding Sr. Performer, Knights of Columbus, $1,000, tie, Andrea Pedro, Piano and Graeme Linton, Vocal


Dr. REM Lee Band Award Senior Stage Band – $100 Caledonia Jazz Band

McDaniel Trophy Junior Stage Band Skeena Jazz Band

McDonalds Restaurant Trophy Level B200 or B300 Band Skeena Grade 9 Band

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

Terrace Community Band Trophy Grade 6 – 8 Band Centennial Christian Gr. 6/7 Band

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



Elan Travel Ltd. Award Highest Mark Brass Solo, Senior to Open – $100 Andrew Johnstone

Geier Waste Services Award Highest Mark Bras, Duets Trios and Ensembles –  $100 Autumn Dimitov and Jenna Cullbreath

Rotary Club of Terrace Award – Percussion Highest Mark Percussion – $75 Chance Soden

Superior Linen Award Highest Mark Brass Solo, Junior to Intermediate – $75 Peter Nicholson



Bank of Montreal Trophy Secondary School Choir (Adjudicators Choice) Caledonia Concert Choir

Prince Rupert Rotary Club Award – Choir Community and Church Choirs (Adjudicators Choice) – $100 Pacific Mist Chorus

Rotary Club of Terrace Award – Choir Primary School Choir – $100 Uplands Grade 1 and Uplands Grade 2

Terrace Kinsman Trophy Elementary School Choir Ecole Mountainview Ensemble



All Season Source for Sports Award – Dance Highest Mark Junior Jazz Dance Solo – $50 Isobel Leblanc

Art in Motion Award – Ballet Highest Mark Classical Ballet Group – $75 “A Ghost Ball” Contemporary Collective

Art in Motion Award – Contemporary Highest Mark Contemporary Solo – $75 Caitlin Leblanc

Art in Motion Award – Contemporary Duet or Trio Highest Mark Contemporary Duet or Trio – $100 “Strings Attached” Justine Venditelli / Jessica Bruce

Art in Motion Award – Stage – Highest Mark Intermediate Stage Dance Group – $75 “On Earth as it is in Heaven” Contemporary Collective

Cafenara Coffee Shop Award – Dance Highest Mark Senior Jazz Dance Solo – $100 Hannah Cam

Carlson Award Highest Mark Jazz Musical Interpretation Solo – $100 Maisson Gill

Cedar River Physiotherapy Award – Variety Highest Mark Variety Dance Solo – $75 Aoife Tighe

Cedar River Physiotherapy Award – Ballet Highest Mark Ballet Musical Interpretation Solo – $75 Kennedy Gill

Cedar River Physiotherapy Award – Modern Highest Mark Modern Dance Solo – $75 Caitlenn Bull

Cedar River Physiotherapy Award – Tap Highest Mark Tap Dance Solo – $75 Hannah Cam

Comfort Award Highest Mark Dance Duet or Trio – $75 “Shake and Pop” Katrina Duong and Gillian Jardim

Dance Academy of Prince Rupert Award Acrobatic Highest Mark Acrobatic Solo – $50 Ava Vandenburg

Dance Academy of Prince Rupert Award – Ballet Highest Mark Classical Ballet Solo – 10 and under – $50 Hannah Graham

Dance Academy of Prince Rupert Award – Music Theatre Highest Mark Music Theatre Dance Solo – $50 Caitlenn Bull

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

McAlpine & Co Award Highest Mark Original Dance Choreography – $50 Isobel Leblanc

McDonalds Restaurants Award – Dance Highest Mark Senior Stage Dance Groups – $100 “A Perfect Lie” Contemporary Collective

Prince Rupert Arts Council Trophy Highest Mark Classical Ballet Solo – 11 and 12 Gillian Jardim

Prince Rupert Rotary Club Award – Dance Highest Mark Street Dance Solo – $75 Holly Watson

Prince Rupert Rotary Club Award – Lyrical Highest Mark Junior Lyrical Solo – $75 Gillian Jardim

Rotary Club of Terrace Trophy – Dance Highest Mark Junior Stage Dance Group”Grace” E-motion

Sophia’s School of Dance Award – Lyrical Highest Mark Senior Lyrical Solo – $100 Hannah Cam

Sophia’s School of Dance Award – Modern Highest Mark Modern Musical Interpretation – $100 Caitlin Leblanc

Spectrum City Dance Award Highest Mark Jazz Group – $100 “Crazy Love” E-Motion

Woodd Family Award Highest Mark Classical Ballet – 13 to Open – $100 Tylie Wong



Acadia Northwest Mechanical Award – Guitar Highest Mark Non Classical Guitar Solo – $50 Solomon Johnson

High Mountain Tonewood Award Highest Mark Intermediate to Open Classical Guitar Solo – $100 Sarah Flach

Phillips Family Award Highest Mark Classical Guitar, Duet, Trios, Ensembles – $100 Leilanty Trio

Tchernoussoff Trophy Highest Marks in Junior Classical Guitar Solo Eileen Flach



Anne Townsend Trophy Grades K-7 Enthusiasm and Musicality – Adjudicators Choice Veritas Grade 3

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

James MacFarlane Memorial Award Best Overall Adult/Child Presentation – $75 Malcolm Neifer and Shane Neifer

Nenninger Family Award Highest Mark Older Beginners – $75 Elizabeth Harbour



Al Lehmann Award – Piano Highest Mark Senior Baroque Composers – $50 Tania Cordts

All Season Source for Sports Award – Piano Highest Mark Junior Canadian Composers – $50 Erin Axelson

Allan Dubeau Award Highest Mark Senior 20th Century Composers – $100 Sandra Yoo

Carlyle Shepherd & Co Award Highest Mark, over 85, Senior Piano – $100 Andrea Pedro

Dr. and Mrs. Appleton Award – Baroque Highest Mark Senior Baroque Composers – $50 Tania Cordts

Eugene H. Thomas Award Highest Mark Senior Bach – $125 Tiaan Fourie

Frank Froese Memorial Award Highest Mark Junior Bach – $100 Eldon Knight

J. Coosemans Award Highest Mark Romantics – Other than German – $75 Andrea Pedro

Janet Felber Trophy Highest Mark Junior Piano Conservatory Maya Anacleto

Kitimat Music Scholarship Society Award – Piano Highest Mark Sonatina – $100 Julia Yoo

Nechako Northcoast Construction Award – Piano Highest Mark, over 85, Junior Piano – $50 Julia Yoo

Northern Savings Credit Union Award Highest Mark Piano Duets – $150 Sarah Schuss and Adrienne Vandenburg

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

Park Avenue Medical Clinic Award – Piano Highest Mark Chopin – $75Andrea Pedro

Park Optometry Highest Mark Popular Selections – $75 Benjamin Anker

Pizza Hut Award Highest Mark French Impressionists – $75 Andrea Pedro

Prince Rupert Rotary Club Award – Piano Highest Mark Beethoven – $75 James Ryeburn

Royal Canadian Legion Branch #13 Award Highest Mark Intermediate Piano Conservatory – $50 Olivia Anacleto

Terrace Kinsmen Award Highest Mark Junior 20th Century Composers – $75 Dominic Schmidt

The Ray Johnson Award Highest Mark Senior Piano Conservatory – $100 Andrea Pedro

Tim Hortons Award Highest Mark Intermediate 20th Century Composers – $75 David Leite

Warner Bandstra Brown Award Highest Mark German Romantics – $100 Nicole Hepting

Wightman & Smith Insurance Award Highest Mark Mozart and Haydn – $75 Karishma Sharma


Speech Arts

Canadian Tire Award – Speech Arts Highest Mark Public Speaking 13 Years Old and Up – $100 Ryan Banville

Crampton Personal Law Corp Award Highest Mark Poetry and Prose – Duets and Trios – $75 Josiah, Sarah and Samuel Thiessen

Eila and Glenys George Award Highest Mark Public Speaking – 12 year olds – $50 Andre Janse Van Rensburg

Michael Strymecki Memorial Trophy Highest Mark Choral Speaking (Kindergarten to Gr 3) Veritas Kindergarten

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

Misty River Books Award – Poetry Highest Mark Spoken Poetry (Lyric) Intermediate – $75 Tiyanne Stevens

Misty River Books Award – Storytelling Highest Mark Storytelling – $75 Sophia Zanardo

On Cue Players Award – 12 and under Highest Mark Canadian Poetry – 12 and under – $100 Tiyanee Stevens

On Cue Players Award – 13 and over Highest Mark Canadian Poetry – 13 and over – $130 Sophia Zanardo

Prince Rupert Rotary Club Award – Speech Arts Highest Mark Narrative Poetry Intermediate to Senior – $75 Sophia Zanardo

Robin McColl Memorial Trophy Highest Mark Spoken Poetry (Lyric) Junior Ana Purita

Rotary Club of Terrace Award – Speech Arts Highest Mark Narrative Poetry Junior – $50 Jaden Rogers

Royal Bank Trophy Highest Mark Choral Speaking (Grades 4 to Open) Uplands Elementary

Terrace Concert Society Award Highest Mark Prose – $100 Haley Murdoch

Terrace Little Theatre Trophy Highest Mark Dramatic Scenes Sophia Zanardo and Julia Piroso

Terrace Ministerial Association Award Highest Mark Bible Reading Solo Kierra Mulder

The Eila George Award Highest Mark Public Speaking – 10 year olds – $50 Kylee Furtado



Cafenara Coffee Shop Award – Strings Highest Mark Strings Conservatory – $100 Julia Yoo

Carters Jewellers Award Highest Mark Strings – Junior – $50 Julia Yoo

Eagle Ridge Forestry Award Highest Mark Harp – Intermediate and Senior – $100 Taya Haldane

Royal Bank Award Highest Mark Intermediate Strings – $50 Malcolm Neifer

Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary Award Highest Mark Senior Strings – $100 Sandra Yoo

Telus Award Highest Mark Junior Harp – $50 Julia Yoo

Terrace Symphony Orchestra Highest Mark Strings Duets, Trios or Ensembles – $100 Inverary Music Harp Ensemble ”Suo Gan”



Bandstra Transportation Award Highest Mark Vocal Conservatory Classes – $100 Brenna Axelson

Dr. and Mrs. Appleton Award – Vocal Highest Mark Classical Group – $100 Graeme Linton

Dr. B. L. Phillips Award Highest Mark Classical Vocal Duets, Trios, Ensembles – $100 Brenna Axelson and Ainslie Hollett

Kitimat Concert Association Award Highest Mark Pop Vocal – $100 Miranda Juergensen

Mr. Mike’s West Coast Grill Award Highest Mark Junior Music Theatre – $50 Julia Yoo

National Car Rental Award Highest Mark Junior Vocal Solo – $50 Ainslie Hollett

Nechako Northcoast Construction Award – Vocal Highest Mark Intermediate Music Theatre – $75 Katherine Oscoval

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

Spotless Cleaners Award Highest Mark Intermediate Vocal Solo – $75 Miranda Juergensen

Theatre Alive Society Award Highest Mark Senior Music Theatre – $100 Graeme Linton

Totem Furniture & Appliances Award Highest Mark Senior Vocal Solo – $100 Brielle Dorais-Fleming



Acadia Northwest Mechanical Award – Woodwind Highest Mark Woodwind Conservatory Solo – $100 Taya Haldane

Bank of Montreal Award Highest Mark Woodwind Solo, Junior – $50 Emily Barron

Nenninger Family Award – Woodwind Highest Mark Woodwind Duets, Trios and Ensembles – $100 Inverary Flute Ensemble “Chim Chim Cher-ee”

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

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