Scholarship Winners – Edmonton Music & Speech Arts Festival

2021 Scholarship Winners

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CORPORATE AND SOCIETY DONORS; DONORS THROUGH THE EDMONTON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION — The Allard Foundation, Alberta Registered Music Teachers’ Association (Edmonton Branch), Alberta Ukrainian Commemorative Society, Anne Burrows Music Foundation, Edmonton Philharmonic Orchestra, Edmonton Recital Society, Kiwanis Club of Edmonton Oil Capital, LeSaunier Foundation, McCoy Family Foundation, National Association of Teachers of Singing (North Central Alberta Chapter), Pamela and Harry Farmer Foundation, The Robert Tegler Trust, St. David’s Welsh Society of Edmonton, The Shean Foundation, The Speech Studio

PRIVATE DONORS — Rhonda Anderson, Evelyn Awid-Caskey, Heather Bedford-Clooney, Alan and Alice Bell, Roger and Midge Clissold, Richard S. Cook, Sandi Darrell (Family of Alexander Darrell), Elaine Dunbar, Darwin Harrison (Family of Ann Harrison), Mark Hemmes, Heather Johnson, Estate of Patricia Larsen, Vic and Mairead Lavigne, Sigmund Lee, Neil Longson, The Family of Ken Myers, Ann Nichols (Family of Edna Nichols), David Oberholtzer, Esther S. Ondrack, The Family of Sandra Leah Page, Gerry and Jean Staring, Karen Stix, Richard Southworth (Family of Donna Southworth), Kent Sutherland, Brenda Thiru-Chelvam

BAND

Discipline not offered in 2021 due to COVID-19 restrictions

KENT SUTHERLAND BAND AWARD

Not awarded due to COVID-19

CHOIRS

Discipline not offered in 2021 due to COVID-19 restrictions

MCCOY FAMILY FOUNDATION ELEMENTARY CHOIR/CLASSROOM MUSIC AWARD

Not awarded due to COVID-19

CREATIVE MUSIC

JOYCE OLIVER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

No entries in 2021

STRINGS

Sointu Aalto, Tracy Pan, Savanna Seibel, Elina Yuma, Elana Zhang

RANALD SHEAN STRINGS SCHOLARSHIP 

Natasha Hendra

RANALD SHEAN VIOLIN SCHOLARSHIP (JUNIOR)

Elana Zhang

RANALD SHEAN VIOLIN SCHOLARSHIP (SENIOR)

Jessica Zhuang

STRING AND PIANO SCHOLARSHIPS

RANALD & VERA SHEAN SONATA SCHOLARSHIP 

No entries in 2021

PIANO PLAN 1

Alice Cheng, Wesley Deng, Ethan Johannessen, Charlotte Kiang, Brian Liu, Matthias Long, Bill Lu, Bryce Lu, Tianyi Qin, Adam Wenzel, Evan Yin, Han Han Zhang, Grace Zhou, Kiana Zhu, Zijia Zhuang

VERA SHEAN PIANO SCHOLARSHIP 

Evan Yin

VERA SHEAN 100TH ANNIVERSARY PIANO SCHOLARSHIP  

Sylvana Au Yang

EDMONTON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA SCHOLARSHIP IN PIANO

Amy Chau

LESAUNIER PIANO SCHOLARSHIP 

Kiana Zhu

HARRY FARMER PIANO SCHOLARSHIP  

No entries in 2021

NADINE THIRUCHELVAM PIANO SCHOLARSHIP 

Sophia Zhang

PAMELA FARMER PIANO SCHOLARSHIP 

Sophia Zhang

RICHARD S. COOK CHOPIN PIANO SCHOLARSHIP 

Ruoyu Li

ALBERTA UKRAINIAN COMMEMORATIVE SOCIETY PIANO SCHOLARSHIP 

Zijia Zhuang

EDNA NICHOLS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

No entries in 2021

DONNA SOUTHWORTH MEMORIAL PIANO SCHOLARSHIP 

Kiana Zhu

PIANO PLAN 2  

Ivana Au Yang, Ryan Johnson, Maggie Li, Leah Lin, Adedoyin Olaniyan, Ivana Wankie, Kendrick Xie, Matthew Zhang

ELAINE DUNBAR PIANO PLAN II JUNIOR SCHOLARSHIP

Megan Taja

ELAINE DUNBAR PIANO PLAN II INTERMEDIATE SCHOLARSHIP

Amelia Wong

SPEECH ARTS 

Kiyaan Bhanji, Alex Jewitt, Brayden Liu, Tanisha Mcloughlin, Lauren Seal, Umer Zia 

KIWANIS OIL CAPITAL SPEECH SCHOLARSHIP 

No entries in 2021

E.B. ‘MAC’ MCKITRICK MEMORIAL SPEECH SCHOLARSHIP

No entries in 2021

LUCILLE ‘TOOTS’ LONGSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN SPEECH ARTS

No entries in 2021

VOICE

Anne Dietrich, Haley Fell, Rebecca Graf, Lada Ivanchikov, Ella Lavallee, Gavin MacKenzie, Shawn Wakely

LARRY JOHNSON VOICE SCHOLARSHIP

Gavin MacKenzie

MICHAEL (MICKEY) AWID MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Sophie Turgeon

EDMONTON RECITAL SOCIETY VOICE SCHOLARSHIP 

Grayson MacKenzie

PAUL J. BOURRET 100TH ANNIVERSARY MEMORIAL VOICE SCHOLARSHIP

No entries in 2021

ANNE BURROWS MUSIC FOUNDATION VOICE SCHOLARSHIP

Virginia Briggs

PAMELA FARMER VOICE SCHOLARSHIP 

No entries in 2021

BEDFORD VOCAL SCHOLARSHIP

No entries in 2021

PAT AND ERIKA LARSEN MEMORIAL VOCAL SCHOLARSHIP

Elizabeth Flexer

DONNA SOUTHWORTH MEMORIAL VOICE SCHOLARSHIP

Lada Ivanchikov

MUSICAL THEATRE

Rhonda Anderson, Asha Campbell, Monika Dyjak, Renisa Ghosh, Grayson MacKenzie, Adheesh Patnaik, Samantha Pernia, Adam Skogstad, Brenda Thiru-Chelvam

DENISE LAVIGNE MUSICAL THEATRE SCHOLARSHIP

Elizabeth Flexer

ANN HARRISON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN MUSICAL THEATRE 

1st Place: Danica Purnell; 2nd Place: Larissah Lashley; 3rd Place: Katie Yoner

KENT SUTHERLAND MUSICAL THEATRE SCHOLARSHIP

Cleo Harcus

SANDRA LEAH PAGE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

No entries in 2021

DONNA SOUTHWORTH MEMORIAL MUSICAL THEATRE SCHOLARSHIP

Lada Ivanchikov

BRASS

Discipline not offered in 2021

KEVIN P. SMITH MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN BRASS  

No entries in 2021

WOODWINDS 

Eric Davidson, Ijaz Janmohamed, Adrian McCurdy

ALEXANDER DARRELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Eric Davidson

PAMELA FARMER WOODWIND SCHOLARSHIP

Dayna Lueck

KEN MYERS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP IN WOODWINDS

Macy Pollock

EDMONTON FLUTE ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

No entries in 2021

GUITAR

Discipline not offered in 2021

HARP

Discipline not offered in 2021