The Boissevain Festival of the Arts has completed week one and organizers are preparing for the second week of competitions.
The piano classes took place this past week and now the festival moves into the vocals.
Here’s a list of the week one winners:
Senior Romantic and French Composers Scholarship winner: Gavin Raes
Senior Sight Reading: Caleb Raes
Senior Sonata: Caleb Raes
Senior Own Choice: Gavin Raes
Senior Piano Duet: Gavin and Caleb Raes
Beginner-Junior Piano Duet Trophy Winners: Marcus Stouffer and Kayleigh Leitner
Piano Trio (Beginner to Grade 3) Trophy Winners: Preston Andries, Reid Heide and Kingston Reimer
Junior Popular Piano (Beginner to Grade 3) Trophy Winner: William Hamilton
Grade 1 Piano Solo Trophy Winner: Benjamin Kroeker
Open Piano Duet Award of Merit Winners: Evan Raes and Kiersten Harper
Grade 2 Piano Solo Trophy Winner: Evan Raes
Grade 5 Piano Solo Scholarship Winner: Elena Neufeld
Senior Popular Piano Scholarship (Grade 4-8) Winner: Anita Szabo
Grade 3 piano solo trophy: Nolan Sawatsky
Grade 4 piano solo scholarship: Wynonnah Manzano
Senior piano forte Canadian and contemporary composer scholarship: Gavin Raes
Senior baroque scholarship: Caleb Raes
Senior quick study: Gavin Raes
Intermediate piano duet scholarship: Nick Schoonbaert and Owen Raes
Intermediate sight reading, Intermediate Quick Study and Grade 6 piano solo scholarship: Kiersten Harper
Katie White: beginner piano solo trophy.
Choral competitions take place March 11 and 12 at the MB Church. There are 14 choirs singing.
Vocal classes will be held on March 11th.
Visual arts will be judged March 14th and the awards concert is set for March 17th.