Kiwanis Music Festival Trophy & Scholarship Winners

All Scholarships documentation is available for pick up from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at this year’s Highlights Concert that will take place at Algonquin Commons Theatre, Thursday May 19th.  Doors open at 7:00 pm, the show starts at 7:30 pm.  Tickets can be purchased by clicking here. Tickets are $30/adult, $20/seniors and students 6 – 12 years old, free for children 6 and under. 

Senior Scholarships

Senior Scholarships are considered by special application only, by a special Senior Scholarship Committee comprised of professional musicians.  These are major Scholarships designed to assist the best of our festival performers as they work toward careers in music.

Click here to download the Senior Scholarship Application and Information Form.  The deadline for receiving fully completed applications is February 15 each year.  Applications received by the Festival office after that time will not be accepted.

2023 Senior ScholarshipsWinnerAmount
Anne F Crain Fund Kevin Chen$2,500
Anne F Crain FundSpencer Kymyshyn$2,500
Marion Hewitt Memorial ScholarshipKevin Chen$2,000
Bill and June JoeBobby Thompson$1,500
Sid Holmes Memorial ScholarshipBobby Thompson$750
Ottawa Music Club Senior ScholarshipBobby Thompson$850
Kiwanis Club of Ottawa, Harry Brown Senior ScholarshipBobby Thompson$750
Ottawa Chamberfest, Jacob Siskind ScholarshipMaria Krstic$1,000
Ottawa Pianos / Yamaha Senior ScholarshipSpencer Klymyshyn$750
Friends of the NAC Orchestra Senior ScholarshipBennett Van Barr$1,000
Robert Laidlaw MemorialSpencer Klymyshyn$1,500

2022 Special TrophiesDescriptionWinner
Best Musicianship in BrassEric Bouchard
Cammie Howard Memorial TrophyBest Musicianship in ClarinetGabrielle Sicotte
Leading Note TrophyMost Promising Flute PlayerDarya Heynen
Marion Dempsey Memorial TrophyBest Musicianship in HarpSara Foulkes-O'Flaherty
Nettleton TrophyBest Musicianship in Senior/Open PianoMing Wong
Phyllis M. Osler TrophyBest Musicianship in Intermediate Piano - 13/under to 16/underDana Lu
James P. Kenney TrophyBest Musicianship in Junior Piano - ages 7 to 12Arianne Liu
ORMTA Flora Matheson Goulden TrophyBest Musicianship in Senior StringsBennett van Barr
Sziladi Family TrophyMost promising in Intermediate Strings (Violin or Viola)Veronika Jovic
Pawel Szymczcyk-Marjanovic TrophyThe Student with the highest mark in all cello classesEmmanuel Gingras Musicianship in Senior and Open VoiceBenjamin Mallory
Evelyn Greenberg TrophyBest Musicianship in Junior and Intermediate VoiceMathias Séror
Lynn Anne Milsom Memorial TrophyBest Musicianship in WindsGabrielle Sicotte
Orpheus Society TrophyMusical Theatre - Most PromisingMaddie Fulford
CBC Music in Schools TrophyWinner of the CBC Music in Schools Invitational Competitionevent not held in 2022

To see the Performance Trophies awarded throughout the Festival – click here

To see the Performance Scholarships – click here