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.

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