Piano Scholarships & Awards

NEW!! PKMF Tri-Discipline Scholarship

Application to be sent to Box 23041 Penticton BC V2A 8L7 or dropped off at the Leir House, Room 2.

Applications must be received by March 1, 2019.

Attention: PKMF Scholarship Panel

 

Penticton Kiwanis Music, Dance and Speech Arts Festival would like to recognize a well rounded performer; demonstrated by registration in multiple disciplines. For any aged youth registered in Three (3) or more Solo Entry Disciplines of Penticton Kiwanis Music Festival. Any combination of registration in 3 disciplines of: Classical/Modern Dance, Stage Dance, Classical Voice, Musical Theatre, Pianoforte, Speech Arts, Strings, Woodwind, Brass or Guitar. (Classical Dance and Modern Dance qualify as one discipline).

Application must include

  • -Name
  • -Address
  • -a list of confirmed entries (Discipline, Category/Title, comp #)
  • -a short essay of what involvement in the Performing Arts means to you (250 words or less)

Winners of the Scholarship will be selected by a panel of board members and presented at the Highlights Concert.

Applications must be received by March 1, 2019.

 

SCHOLARSHIP FOR PIANOFORTE (Please note, this is now one scholarship only)
Candidates at Grade Vlll - Open, must enter the following categories:
Grade Vlll and lX: 
Sight reading (mark not considered in Scholarship totals), JS Bach or Early Keyboard, Classical or Sonata or Multi-Movement Sonata, and TWO of the following: Romantic, Impressionistic, Twentieth & Twenty-First Century, Canadian Composers, Popular or Studies. (Updated September 2015)

Grade X and Diploma: Sight reading (mark not considered in Scholarship totals), JS Bach, Sonata or Multi-Movement Sonata, and TWO of the following: Romantic, Impressionistic, Twentieth & Twenty-First Century, Canadian Composers, Popular or Studies. (Updated September 2015)

SCHOLARSHIP FOR PIANOFORTE
Candidates at Grade V - Vll level pianoforte must enter the following categories:
Sight Reading (mark not considered in Scholarship totals) JS Bach or Early Keyboard, Classical or Sonatina or Sonata or Multi-Movement Sonata, and ONE of the following: Romantic, Impressionistic, Twentieth & Twenty-First Century, Canadian Composers, Popular or Studies. (Updated September 2015)

SCHOLARSHIP FOR PIANOFORTE
Candidates at Grade I to IV level pianoforte must enter the following categories:
Sight Reading (mark not considered in Scholarship totals) Any THREE pianoforte selections from the category of solos listed in the Syllabus, excluding Untitled Study.

 

PIANOFORTE

Mrs. R.A. Davidson Memorial Trophy

Open Solo

Triumph Trophy

Solo, Diploma Level

James Crossley Memorial Trophy

Concert Group

Vernon United Church Trophy

Solo, Grade IX and X

Fraser Trophy

Solo, Grade V to VIII

Edith Maude Pryce Trophy

Adjudicator Choice, Grades V to VIII

Donna Marie Hauser Trophy

Solo, Grade I to IV

Helen Reeves Trophy (2)

Duet or Quartet, Grade IX and over

Junior Ensemble Trophy

Ensemble, Grades I-IV

Intermediate Ensemble Trophy

Ensemble, Grades V-VIII

 

PKMF Awards:

Adjudicator's Choice: Cash award; recipient selected by the adjudicator based on impressive performance, and may not be determined by marks.

Medallions and Cash Awards:  each solo class will be awarded for top marks within specified age groups . *New to 2019: medallions will be awarded during the Festival Competition.

 

Eva and Hugh Cleland Scholarship -APPLICATION REQUIRED

All of the following requirements must be met by a 2019 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, 2019. 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