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2018 Festival Results & Award Winners:
2018 Festival Results: Top Marks
2018 Festival Award Winners
Band & Instrumental Awards
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All Awards
Outstanding Jazz Blues Combo Cobequid Educational Centre Jazz Blues Combo 3 Festival Award
Outstanding Ensemble Cobequid Educational Centre Woodwind Ensemble (Mixed) Festival Award
Outstanding Instrumental Soloist Daniel MacInnis Truro Concert Band Rose Bowl and Award
Outstanding Band Truro Junior High Concert Band Festival Award
Promosing Band Leslie Thomas Junior High Band Festival Award
Choral Awards
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All Awards
School Choir (Unison) Junior Scotsburn Elementary School Choir Isgonish Chapter IODE Award
School Choir (Intermediate) Chignecto Central Junior High School Choir Dr. & Mrs. Brian Delaney Award
School Choir (Senior) Cobequid Education Centre CEC Choir Dr. & Mrs. Brian Delaney Award
Community Junior Choir Truro Youth Singers Florence Killam Junior Choir Award
Choir of Unchanged Male Voices Cantabile Boys' Choir John E. Clarke and Annie L. Clarke Memorial Award
Any Adult Choir Cantabile Singers First United Church Choir Award
Any Chorus/ Choir Chignecto Central Junior High School Choir The Prof. Harry Wellard Adjudicator's Choice Award *
Junior Voice First Baptist Girls' Choir, Truro Youth Singers Provincial Recommendation*
Musical Theatre, Jazz Blues, Recitations & Monologues, Song & Dance Awards
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Novice Awards (Age 8 and under)
Musical Theatre Solo Meaghan McCurdy Home Hardware Building Centre Cup and Award
Junior Awards (Age 12 and under)
Musical Theatre Solo Sadie McCracken, Olivia Gouthro E.C. Irving Cup and Festival Award
Musical Theatre Duet Paige MacPhee, Ainsley MacPhee Festival Award
Jazz Blues Solo Molly Hiscock Festival Award
Jazz Blues Duet Paige MacPhee, Ainsley MacPhee Festival Award
Recitation Molly Thompson Festival Award
Monologue Paige MacPhee Festival Award
Intermediate Awards (Age 15 and under)
Musical Theatre Solo Erin MacDonald, Maria Matheson Caldwell-Roach Shield and Festival Award
Musical Theatre Duet Maria Matheson, Kate Vandermeulen Festival Award
Jazz Blues Solo Jakob Terry Festival Award
Recitation Ava Benedict Festival Award
Senior Awards (Age 16 and Over)
Musical Theatre Duet Abigail Kiley, Jay Mosher Festival Award
Monologue Jay Mosher Festival Award
Other Awards
Deserving Singer Jay Mosher The Belgravia Award Adjudicator's Choice Award
Song and Dance Jay Mosher Festival Award
Musical Theatre Trio Reann Post, Dawson Gillis and Tara Cashen Festival Award
Musical Theatre Quartet Jared Blois, Cian McCarron, Jay Mosher Festival Award
Piano Awards - Intermediate/ Senior
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Intermediate Awards (Ages 15 and Under)
Piano Solo Martha Yiridoe Truro Music Festival Cup and Bertha Dunn Award
Jazz and Blues Solo Ingrid Schrock Polymer International Cup & Festival Award
Jazz Blues Piano Duet Erik Hayden, Markus Hayden Festival Award
Piano Composer Kaitlyn Warmerdam Festival Award
Piano Duet Sarah Astatkie, Emma Chisholm Festival Award
Outstanding Performer Martha Yiridoe, Zachary Ellis Mattatall Rose Bowl
Achievement Awards Elisabet Astatkie, Emilia Fitzgerald, Alyssa Hazelton Big Brothers - Big Sisters Achievement Award
Senior Awards (Age 16 and over)
Piano Solo Tim Thiesen Truro Music Festival Cup and Festival Award
Piano Duet Emma Jones, Sarah Shaw, Isabella Young, Madeline Young Festival Award
Piano Accompanist Madeline Young Robertson Award
Graduating Performers Tim Thiesen Town of Truro Scholarship
Deserving Pianist Cian McCarron Adjudicator's Choice Award
Piano Awards - Junior
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Novice Awards (Age 8 and under)
Novice Piano Oscar Thompson Truro Music Festival Plaque and Festival Award
Achievement Awards Alex Cook, Sarah Tam Dr. Jane Norman Achievement Award
Junior Awards (Age 12 and Under)
Junior Piano Sarah Astatkie E. Byers & Family Cup and Festival Award
Jazz and Blues Piano Solo Sarah Astatkie Festival Award
Piano Composer Sappho Thompson Festival Award
Piano Duet Paige MacPhee, Ella Sobey Festival Award
Deserving Pianist Emma Cook Adjudicator's Choice Award
Achievement Awards Joseph Duffy, Seongwon Jung, Jessica Porter, Marion Porter Dr. Jane Norman Achievement Award
Vocal Awards
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Novice Awards (Age 8 and under)
Female Voice Laura Dunlap Shirley Blois Lindsay Cup and Festival Award
Folk Song Laura Dunlap Truro Music Festival Cup
Achievement Awards Erica Bowman Dr. Jane Norman Award
Junior Awards (Age 12 and under)
Female Voice Paige MacPhee Gwynneth Munro Cup
Folk Song Emily Labonte Sparkling Springs Cup and Festival Award
Vocal Duet Ainsley MacPhee, Paige MacPhee Festival Award
Deserving Male Singer Mason Eisner Garth Densmore Memorial Award
Achievement Awards Victoria Fraser, Holly Grace, Olivia McDonah, Macy Van Wart Dr. Jane Norman Awards
Intermediate Awards (Age 15 and under)
Female Voice Julia Deuville Truro Music Festival Cup & Karen Arnfast Memorial Award
Male Voice Zachary Ellis Truro Music Festival Cup & Festival Award
Folk Song Zachary Ellis Truro Music Festival Plaque
Vocal Duet Julia Deuville, Zachary Ellis, Delia MacKinnon, Natalie MacKinnon Festival Award
Deserving Singer Zachary Ellis The Lynn Erskine Shield and Adjudicator's Choice Award for Intermediate or Senior Voice
Outstanding Intermediate Performer Zachary Ellis, Martha Yiridoe Mattatall Rose Bowl
Achievement Awards Ava Benedict, Ella Boudreau, Cailean Clements, Olivia Krzywonos, Erin MacDonald Big Brothers - Big Sisters Achievement Award
Senior Awards (16 and over)
Female - High Voice Claire Hartlen Festival Award in Memory of Ivy Baker
Female Voice Tara Cashen, Claire Hartlen Jenna Delaney Memorial Cup
Male Voice Dawson Gillis Festival Truro Music Festival Cup & Festival Award in Memory of Professor Douglas Baker
Male (Changed) Voice Jay Mosher The John E. Clarke and Annie L. Clarke Memorial Award
Folk Song Jay Mosher Sparkling Springs Cup and Festival Award
Vocal Duet Clare Boudreau, Dawson Gillis, Emily MacKinnon, Jillian MacKinnon Festival Award
Junior Voice Dawson Gillis Provincial Recommendation
Vocal Performer Dawson Gillis Dr. John Archibald Memorial Bursary
Outstanding Senior Performer Dawson Gillis Morrison Rose Bowl
Vocal Performance Delia MacKinnon, Emily MacKinnon, Jillian MacKinnon, Natalie MacKinnon Shirley Blois Lindsay Scholarship
Graduating Performers Reann Post Town of Truro Scholarship
Achievement Awards Alex McDonah, Zoe Morgan Big Brothers - Big Sisters Achievement Award
Performer who gave musical and artistic performances in both classical (voice or instrumental) and Musical Theatre. Must be supportive of his/her peers on and off stage. Jay Mosher Leslie Lake Searle 'Joy of Musical Performance' Award
Senior Female Low Voice Cecelia White Jane Howlett Memorial Award
Open Awards (over 19 years of age and/or no longer attending high school)
Open Voice Emma MacEachern Festival Award
Senior Voice Emma MacEachern Provincial Recommendation
Other Awards
Folksong Olivia Gouthro Helen Creighton Folksong Award