The Royal Conservatory of Music - Toronto - Launching a new series of Celebration Series Piano Books held a competition for new musical peices. Over a dozen PJ Music students entered and many were chosen as runners up.
Congratulations to the students of Alberto Ubach, Michael Smirl and Pamela Smirl:
Pay it Forward Award from City of Colwood: RACHEL L
Recipient of Gold Medal (top mark in BC for RCM Exam): MATT M
Highest Marks in Victoria Conservatory Exams: SAMUEL L
B C Registered Music Teachers’ Susan Pappajohn award for the highest mark in Grade 7 exam RACHEL L.
Provincial and National Composition awards 2012: ALIZAGADA T, DANAI K, SAEGEAS M, SATAI M, CARMYN S and GRAHAM R
Provincial Composition awards 2013: DANAE K, ALIZAGADA T, OLIVER K, SAEGEAS M and CARMYN S
Provincial Composition awards 2014:SETH R and CARMYN S
National awards 2013 – DANAE K, ALIZAGADA T, SAEGEAS M and CARMYN S
Murray Adaskin Composition Awards 2013: DANAE K, ALIZAGADA T
GVPA Festival Piano Section 2013: ISABELLE LIANG (Junior Sight Reading) TAYA L (Junior Adjudicators Choice) SAEGEAS M. (Junior Concert Group) SARAH C (Intermediate Sight Reading) SATAI M (Intermediate Concert Group) CARMYN S (Senior Sight Reading ) CARMYN S (Senior)
GVPA Festival Piano Section 2014: TAYA L (Junior Adjudicators Excellence Award, Concert Goup Award, Concerto Cup and Concerto Award) SARAH C (Intermediate Sight Reading and Concert Group Award) SATAI M (Intermediate Concert Group)
TAYA L performed in the 2014 GVPAF Festival Piano Honours Concert
GVPA Festival Composition 2013 Section 1st place in their age catagory: ALIZAGADA T, ELLIOT M, JAMIE B, SAEGEAS M, LIAM N, SATAI MILLER and CARMYN SLATER
GVPA Festival Composition 2014 Section 1st place in their age catagory: MELODY R, HAVANNA R, ROBERTA I, ABIGAIL-KATRINA D, WISHVA K, AMALIA M and CARMYN S.
Adjudicators Choice Award for Top Composition 2013 ALIZAGADA T and CARMYN S.
Adjudicators Choice Award for Top Composition 2014 CARMYN S.
KEEGAN L, AMALIA M, WISHVA K and SETH R performed in the 2014 GVPA Festival Composition Honours Concert
First Class Honours with Dinstinction (90%-100%)2013/14 RCM Exams :
PAIGE A, FAITH A, ROSEMARY A, MEADOW A, SARAH C, OLIVER K, STUART K, DANAE K, WISHVA K, TAYA L, RACHEL L, JAIDEN L, LIAM N, SAMUEL L, SAMUEL B, ANJIRO A, DENIZA O, KIANA R, CARMYN S, and SAJE V.
RACHEL L and JAMIE B performed in the 2013 BC Registered Music Teachers Gala Honours Luncheon
RACHEL L will be the musician performing at the Art Opening at the Coast Collective Arts Centre on June 28, 2014
Awards 2009 to 2011
Junior and Intermediate Piano and Composition Honours Concert and Awards (April 2008)
Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival 2008
Watch for more awards to be posted for 2008
Music Writing Competition
BC Registered Music Teachers 2007 (June 2007)
Check it out! The only winners from Victoria belonged to us!
Music for Young Children Composition Festival (May 2007)
Six year old William Harsent, recives Honourable Mention in the Competition Festival!
Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival (Festival 2007)
Wow, lots of first place.
Music Writing Competition Canadian Registered Music Teachers 2007
Graham Roebuck received 2nd Place Nationally with his piece "Journey to Strange Lands"