Instrumental/Strings Scholarships & Awards

SCHOLARSHIP FOR INSTRUMENTAL includes Strings, Woodwinds and Brass and Guitar
Candidates must be at a Grade 6 level or over and enter the following categories:
Sight Reading or Quick Study (mark not considered in scholarship totals), Sonata or Concerto with two contrasting movements (or matching the requirements in the RCM syllabus) and TWO selections from different periods, which must be chosen from the following classes: Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Twentieth & Twenty-First Century, Canadian Composers, Unaccompanied Bach, Untitled Etude or Untitled Study. NOTE: A competitor who chooses to enter an Untitled Etude as one of their selections must ensure that their second selection (no matter what class it is from--Romantic, Classical, etc.) is NOT a study.



Kelly Offer Cup

Woodwind/Brass, Solo, Grade VI and up


Vernon Kinsmen Club Trophy

String Solo, Grade VI and up

PKMF String Trophy

String Solo, Grade I - V

Oliver Kiwanis Club Shield

String Ensemble

Okanagan Valley Music Festival Cup

Instrumental Ensemble


Eva and Hugh Cleland Scholarship -APPLICATION REQUIRED

All of the following requirements must be met by a 2018 Penticton Kiwanis Music Festival participant in order to qualify for the Eva and Hugh Cleland Scholarship.

1. The participant must apply for the scholarship prior to the commencement of the Festival. In order to apply for this scholarship please submit a short history of your music background and details of how you qualify.

2. The participant is from the South Okanagan area (Summerland and south).

3. The participant intends to pursue a career in music teaching, coaching or performance.

4. The participant is a Grade 12 graduating student, or has completed Grade 12 but is not already enrolled in a post-secondary music programme.

5. Within one year of the Festival, the participant must be enrolled in a recognized post-secondary educational institution such as a university or college majoring in music or a diploma course at a music conservatory.

6. The participant must be of a deserving caliber as determined by the Music Festival Board.


NOTE: If the winner does not meet the guidelines set out in #5, funds will not be dispersed for that year.


Applications must be received by March 3, 2018. Funds will be paid directly to the educational institution upon receipt of confirmation of the winner’s enrollment.

Mail application to: 
Penticton Kiwanis Music Festival
Box 23041
Penticton, BC  V2A 8L7