Provincials

2022 Performing Arts BC Provincial Festival

Tuesday June 2-Saturday June 6

Changed to a VIRTUAL FESTIVAL - more info to follow {Jan. 31, 2022)

Performing Arts BC

Box 22042

Penticton, BC V2A 8L1

Tel: 250-493-7279

email pafestival@gmail.com

B.C. Provincials Website

2021 - Official Winners List 

 

Junior A Piano

Winner – Verity Leung, KPU International Festival

Runnerup – Ryder Hsu, CDMF Performing Arts Festival

Honourable Mention – Yishan (Natalia) Xia, CDMF Performing Arts Festival


Junior B Piano

Winner – Aisha Hsu, KPU International Festival

Runnerup – Owen Wang, CDMF Performing Arts Festival

Honourable Mention – Paul Wang, KPU International Festival


Intermediate Piano

Winner – Rafael Brisebois, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival

Runnerup – Carey Wang, Greater Victoria Festival

Honourable Mention – Elsie Lu, KPU International Festival


Senior Piano

Winner – Johnathan Devey, Greater Victoria Festival

Runnerup – BoKun Liu, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival

Honourable Mention – Aubrey Zhang, KPU International Festival


Provincial Excellence Piano

Winner – Ryan Zhu, CDMF Performing Arts Festival

Runnerup – Brian Li, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival

Honourable Mention – Ivy Lin, KPU International Festival


Junior Canadian Piano

Winner – Verity Leung, KPU International Festival

Runnerup – Owen Wang, CDMF Performing Arts Festival

Honourable Mention – Raizo Buenvenida, Mid Island Festival


Intermediate Canadian Piano

Winner – Keisha McKay, Mid Island Festival

Runnerup – Tadd Mao, Prince George Festival

Honourable Mention – Teslyn Bates, Shuswap Festival


Senior Canadian Piano

Winner – Johnathan Devey, Greater Victoria Festival

Runnerup – Megan Hanks, Kamloops Festival

Honourable Mention – Easton Roy, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival


Provincial Excellence Canadian Piano

Winner – Ivy Lin, KPU International Festival

Runnerup – Jamie Phillips-Freedman, Mid Island Festival


Junior Classical Voice

WinnerMaya Lefebvre, Penticton Kiwanis Festival

Runnerup – Leo Teixeira, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival

Honourable Mention – Shaylee Martin, Cowichan Festival


Intermediate Classical Voice

Winner – Forrest Xie, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival

Runnerup – Nadia Lurie, Greater Victoria Festival

Honourable Mention – Grace Li, Prince George Music Festival


Senior Classical Voice

Winner – Samantha Unger, Quesnel Festival

Runnerup – Bryn Posey, Cowichan Festival

Honourable Mention – MacKenna Wilson, KPU International Festival


Junior Musical Theatre

Winner – Solomon Wong, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival

Runnerup – Étoile Brown, Shuswap Festival

Honourable Mention – Genevieve Reimer, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival


Intermediate Musical Theatre

Winner – Shael O’Brien, Kamloops Festival

Runnerup – Liam Lynch, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival

Honourable Mention – Sonoma Brawley, Howe Sound Festival


Senior Musical Theatre

Winner – Cloe Papworth, Shuswap Festival

Runnerup – James Meyer, Cowichan Festival

Honourable Mention – Morgan Brown, Howe Sound Festival


Provincial Excellence Musical Theatre

Winner – Tiana Ferlizza, Penticton Kiwanis Festival

Runnerup – Lyrie Murad, CDMF Performing Arts Festival


Junior Vocal Variety

Winner – Maya Lefebvre, Penticton Kiwanis Festival

Runnerup – Holly Lemke, Mid Island Festival

Honourable Mention – Owen Kincade, Penticton Kiwanis Festival


Intermediate Vocal Variety

Winner – Lucy Gill, Howe Sound Festival

Runnerup – Serena Zhang, Mid Island Festival

Honourable Mention – Samuel Mellemstrand, Cowichan Festival


Senior Vocal Variety

Winner – Zoë Chow, Mid Island Festival

Runnerup – Morgan Brown, Howe Sound Festival

Honourable Mention – Katie Barlow, Kamloops Festival


Provincial Excellence Vocal Variety

Winner – Emma Forgeron, Kamloops Festival

Runnerup – Ava Maria Safai, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival


Intermediate Vocal Canadian Music

Winner – Madalyn Clempson, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival

Runnerup – Sarah Dereshkevich, Lakes District Festival


Senior Vocal Canadian Music

Winner – Samantha Unger, Quesnel Festival


Provincial Excellence Vocal Canadian Music

Winner – Tiana Ferlizza, Penticton Kiwanis Festival


Junior A Strings

Winner – Tianna Li, KPU International Festival

Runnerup – XinYi Wang, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival

Honourable Mention – Zephan Wu, KPU International Festival


Junior B Strings

Winner – Xenia Huang, KPU International Festival

Runnerup – Elijah Kim, Mid Island Festival

Honourable Mention – Carl Teng, KPU International Festival


Intermediate Strings

Winner – Sanne Heaven, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival

Runnerup – Tegwen Sak, KPU International Festival

Honourable Mention – William Voth, KPU International Festival


Senior Strings

Winner – Davin Mar, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival

Runnerup – Holly McCallum, Kamloops Festival

Honourable Mention – Luke Kim, Greater Victoria Festival


Provincial Excellence Strings

Winner – Kai Chow, KPU International Festival

Runnerup – Lexie Jana Krakowski, Greater Victoria Festival

Honourable Mention – Da-Wei Chan, KPU International Festival


Junior Woodwinds

Winner – Aeri Seong, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival

Runnerup – Anka Stefanovic, KPU International Festival


Intermediate Woodwinds

Winner – Uei-Young Jung, Mid Island Festival

Runnerup – Judy Gan, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival

Honourable Mention – Gyubin Lee, KPU International Festival


Senior Woodwinds

Winner – JinJoo Park, KPU International Festival

Runnerup – Nicole Hepting, Greater Victoria Festival


Provincial Excellence Woodwinds

Honourable Mention – Ayari Kasukawa, Greater Victoria Festival


Junior Brass

Winner – Arnav Modi, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival


Intermediate Brass

Winner – Nicolaj Bucher, Kootenay Festival


Junior Chamber Group

Winner – Jelly Roll Morton Trio, Greater Victoria Festival

Runnerup – Astral String Quartet, KPU International Festival

Honourable Mention – Arbutus Trio, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival


Intermediate Chamber Group

Winner – Florence Price Piano Trio, Greater Victoria Festival

Runnerup – Trio Pyora, KPU International Festival

Honourable Mention – The Three Musketeers, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival


Provincial Excellence Chamber Group

Winner – Sequoia Quartet (Kai Chow, David Han, David Mar, Brooklyn Wood), KPU International Festival

Runnerup – BRAMS Quintet (Rafael Brisebois, Brooklyn Gerber, Sanne Heaven, Anna Krahn, Michaela Krahn), Chilliwack Lions Club Festival


Junior Guitar

Winner – Haoyue Tang, KPU International Festival

Runnerup – Kurtis Medwenitsch, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival


Intermediate Guitar

Winner – Avery Reicher-Craft, KPU International Festival

Runnerup – Adrian Chen, Greater Victoria Festival


Provincial Excellence Guitar

Winner – Hazel Szekely, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival

Runnerup – Morgan Sheeley, Greater Victoria Festival


Junior Instrumental Canadian Music

Winner – Evan Kim, Greater Victoria Festival

Runnerup – Zelda Faulkes, Creston Festival

Honourable Mention – Jonah Kassel, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival


Intermediate Instrumental Canadian Music

Winner – Garron Stuart, East Kootenay Festival

Runnerup – Sanne Heaven, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival

Honourable Mention – Louise Rose Piano Trio, Mid Island Festival


Junior Speech Arts

Winner – Malak El ouadghiri, Greater Victoria Festival

Runnerup – Gemma Yin, Vancouver Speech Festival

Honourable Mention – Andrew Lee, Vancouver Speech Festival


Intermediate Speech Arts

Winner – Megan Pak, Vancouver Speech Festival

Runnerup – Scott Joseph Mitchell, Greater Victoria Festival

Honourable Mention – Xing Rui (Sunny) Liu, Vancouver Speech Festival


Senior Speech Arts

Winner – Grace Beek, Penticton Kiwanis Festival

Runnerup – Zara Smith, Vancouver Speech Festival

Honourable Mention – Ally Boyd, Powell River Festival


Junior Shakespeare

Winner – Rita Zhu, CDMF Performing Arts Festival

Runnerup – Zachery Hirt, Prince George Speech Festival

Honourable Mention – Rohan Cooper, Penticton Kiwanis Festival


Intermediate Shakespeare

Winner – Xing Rui (Sunny) Liu, Vancouver Speech Festival

Runnerup – Scott Joseph Mitchell, Greater Victoria Festival

Honourable Mention – Elena Sales, Mid Island Festival


Senior Shakespeare

Winner – Alexander McLauchlan, Prince George Speech Festival

Runnerup – Breanna Challen, Penticton Kiwanis Festival


Open Speech Duo

Winner – Elena Sales & Lyra Sales, Mid Island Festival

Runnerup – Jason Jiang & Rei Ge, Mid Island Festival


Ballet I

Winner – Ava Heales, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival

Runnerup – Kylie Sergeant, Surrey Festival of Dance

Honourable Mention – Lilika Kovacs, Victoria DanceWorks


Ballet II

Winner – Natalie Martin, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival

Runnerup – Emma Tomlinson, Surrey Festival of Dance

Honourable Mention – Alicia Hinojosa, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival


Ballet III

Winner – Mackennzie Mount, Victoria Danceworks

Runnerup – Mimori Hosokawa, Victoria Danceworks

Honourable Mention – Caitlyn Woo, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival


Stage I

Winner – Mya Sivertson, Victoria DanceWorks

Runnerup – Leah Park, Surrey Festival of Dance

Honourable Mention – Anthony Juo, Surrey Festival of Dance


Stage II

Winner – Vanessa Hodges, Surrey Festival of Dance

Runnerup – Tamara Kiyama, Victoria Danceworks

Honourable Mention – Kayden Gawley, Penticton Kiwanis Festival


Stage III

Winner – Marlowe Zimmerman, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival

Runnerup – Colby Mackenzie, Surrey Festival of Dance

Honourable Mention – Shona Kiyama, Victoria Danceworks


Modern I

Winner – Keenan Mentzos, Surrey Festival of Dance

Runnerup – Kessa Yee, Surrey Festival of Dance

Honourable Mention – Shaylee Gardiner, North Island Festival


Modern II

Winner – Madalyn Sawa, Surrey Festival of Dance

Runnerup – Jayda Zhu, Victoria Danceworks

Honourable Mention – Evangeline Laurie, Penticton Kiwanis Music Festival


Modern III

Winner – Carter Hayes, Surrey Festival of Dance

Runnerup – Lola Clare, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival

Honourable Mention – Taylor Nepomuceno, Pacific West Festival


Choral Classes:

Class #100, School Choirs: Grade 12 and Under

Winner – Mount Baker Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Evan Bueckert, director, East Kootenay Festival


Class #102, School Choirs: Grade 8 and under

Winner – Crofton House School Grade 7 Choir, Michelle Hartley, director, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival


Class #103, School Choirs: Grade 6 and under

Winner – Aspen Grove Choir 2, Cathryn Gunn, director, Mid Island Festival


Class #104, School Choirs: Grade 4 and under

Winner – Aspen Grove Choir 1, Cathryn Gunn, director, Mid Island Festival


Class #107, Community Choirs: Average age 16 and under

Winner – Victoria Children’s Choir, Teodora Georgieva, director, Greater Victoria Festival

Runnerup – In Song Youth Choir, Melanie McKinnon, director, Quesnel Festival


Class #110, Other: Female voices only

Winner – Nove Voce, Robin Norman, director, Prince George Music Festival

Gotta Sing! Gotta Dance! Scholarships:
                Solomon Wong, Vancouver Kiwanis Festival
                Genevieve Reimer, Chilliwack Lions Club Festival
                Leah Park, Surrey Festival of Dance
                Anthony Juo, Surrey Festival of Dance




Junior, Intermediate and Senior classes are held in Voice, Choral, Musical Theatre, Pianoforte, Strings, Guitar, Brass, Woodwinds, Chamber Music, Classical Dance, Modern Dance, Stage Dance and Speech Arts.  Age categories and minimum grade levels are noted in each discipline.  Participants will be selected by the adjudicators at local Festivals for Provincial Finals and for the Provincial level of the National Finals only if they feel a high enough standard has been attained.  A mark of 85% or better must be attained to be considered for the Provincials. A copy of the Provincial Syllabus may be obtained from the website. 

 http://www.bcprovincials.com/

 

DANCE CLASSES

 

Each regional festival is entitled to send one representative in each of the following age groups to the B.C. Provincial Finals. Age of competitors is determined as of December 31st before the upcoming Provincial Festival.

 

 

BALLET

STAGE

MODERN

Junior

10-12 years

10-12 years

10-12 years

Intermediate

15 years & under

15 years & under

15 years & under

Senior

20 years & under

20 years & under

20 years 7 under


Two solos are required for each level. Time limit for solos is three minutes. Criteria for selection eligibility at the Penticton Kiwanis Music Festival are as follows:

 

BALLET

A Ballet solo plus one other solo from the Classical Dance Section.Students must enter the Classical Workshop

 

STAGE

A Jazz or Lyrical solo, plus one of: Tap, Song & Dance, Musical Theatre, Variety, or Street Dance.; OR a Tap solo plus one of Jazz, Lyrical, Variety, Song & Dance, Musical Theatre, or Street Dance. Students must enter the Tap and Jazz Workshops.

 

MODERN

A Modern solo and a Contemporary solo.Students must enter the Modern Workshop

 

 

CLASSICAL GUITAR CLASSES


Each regional festival is entitled to send one representative in each of the following age groups to the B.C. Provincial Finals.  Age of competitors is determined as of December 31st before the upcoming Provincial Festival.

 

CATEGORY

AGE

GRADE LEVEL

TIME LIMIT

Junior

14 years & under

Grade 4 & up

15 minutes

Intermediate

17 years & under

Grade 6 & up

20 minutes

Senior

28 years & under

Grade 8 & up

25 minutes

National

28 years & under

 

40 minutes

Requirements: The Provincials’ Syllabus is available at: https://www.bcprovincials.com/syllabus.aspx

 

PIANO CLASSES


Each regional festival is entitled to send one representative in each of the following age groups to the B.C. Provincial Finals. The junior representative will be either A or B, depending on the grade level. Age of competitors is determined as of December 31st before the upcoming Provincial Festival.

 

CATEGORY

AGE

GRADE LEVEL

TIME LIMIT

Junior A

14 years & under

Grade 9 & under

15 minutes

Junior B

14 years & under

Grade 10 & up

15 minutes

Intermediate

17 years & under

Grade 8 & up

20 minutes

Senior

28 years & under

Grade 9 & up

25 minutes

National

28 years & under

 

40 minutes

Requirements: The Provincials’ Syllabus is available at: https://www.bcprovincials.com/syllabus.aspx

Piano participants at the Provincial festival may also participate in the Canadian Piano Classes. 

 

SPEECH & DRAMATIC ARTS CLASSES



Each regional festival is entitled to send one representative in each of the following age groups to the B.C. Provincial Finals. Requirements in age and grade categories for Speech and Dramatic Arts (not school grade) are determined as of December 31st before the upcoming Provincial Festival:

 

CATEGORY

AGE

MINIMUM GRADE LEVEL

TIME LIMIT

Junior

11-13 years

Grade 6

12 minutes

Intermediate

13-16 years

Grade 7

15 minutes

Senior

15-23 years

Grade 8

20 minutes

Requirements: The Provincials’ Syllabus is available at: https://www.bcprovincials.com/syllabus.aspx

 

For Provincial definitions of Prose, Drama, and Poetry, contact the Speech Arts Captain or see the Provincial syllabus on the BC Provincials website

Speech and Dramatic Arts participants at the Provincial festival may also participate in the Shakespeare classes. 

 

STRINGS CLASSES

 


Each regional festival is entitled to send one representative as Junior (two competitors for Junior, one in each level A and B--depending on their grade level), Intermediate, Senior, and National to the B.C. Provincial Finals. Requirements for age and grade levels are determined as of December 31st before the upcoming Provincial Festival:

 

CATEGORY

AGE

GRADE LEVEL

TIME LIMIT

Junior A

14 years & under

Grade 6-8

20 minutes

Junior B

14 years & under

Grade 9 & up

20 minutes

Intermediate

17 years & under

Grade 8 & up

25 minutes

Senior

28 years & under

Grade & up

30 minutes

National

28 years & under

 

40 minutes

Requirements: The Provincials’ Syllabus is available at: https://www.bcprovincials.com/syllabus.aspx

String participants at the Provincial festival may also participate in the Canadian String Classes. 

 

CLASSICAL VOICE CLASSES

 

Each regional festival is entitled to send one representative in each of the following age groups to the B.C. Provincial Finals. Requirements for age and grade categories are determined as of December 31st before the upcoming Provincial Festival.

 

CATEGORY

AGE

MIN. GRADE LEVEL

TIME LIMIT

Junior

14 years & under

Grade 4

10 minutes

Intermediate

18 years & under

Grade 7

15 minutes

Senior

28 years & under

Grade 9

25 minutes

National

28 years & under

 

40 minutes

Requirements: The Provincials’ Syllabus is available at: https://www.bcprovincials.com/syllabus.aspx

Classical Voice participants at the Provincial Festival may also participate in the Vocal Variety Class.  Ages are the same as Classical Voice.

 

MUSICAL THEATRE CLASSES

 

Each regional festival is entitled to send representatives in each of the following age groups to the B.C. Provincial Finals. Requirements for age and grade categories are determined as of December 31st before the upcoming Provincial Festival.

 

CATEGORY

AGE

TIME LIMIT

Junior

14 years & under

10 minutes

Intermediate

18 years & under

12 minutes

Senior

28 years & under

15 minutes

National

28 years & under

40 minutes

Requirements: The Provincials’ Syllabus is available at: https://www.bcprovincials.com/syllabus.aspx

 

Musical Theatre participants at the Provincial Festival may also participate in the Vocal Variety Class. Ages are the same as Musical Theatre.

WOODWIND CLASSES



Each regional festival is entitled to send representatives in each of the following age groups to the B.C. Provincial Finals. Requirements for age and grade categories are determined as of December 31st before the upcoming Provincial Festival.

 

CATEGORY

AGE

GRADE LEVEL

TIME LIMIT

Junior

14 years & under

Grade 6 & up

15 minutes

Intermediate

17 years & under

Grade 8 & up

20 minutes

Senior

28 years & under

Grade 9

25 minutes

National

28 years & under

 

40 minutes

Requirements: The Provincials’ Syllabus is available at: https://www.bcprovincials.com/syllabus.aspx

 

BRASS CLASSES

Each regional festival is entitled to send representatives in each of the following age groups to the B.C. Provincial Finals. Requirements for age and grade categories are determined as of December 31st before the upcoming Provincial Festival.

 

CATEGORY

AGE

GRADE LEVEL

TIME LIMIT

Junior

14 years & under

Grade 5 & up

15 minutes

Intermediate

17 years & under

Grade 8 & up

20 minutes

Senior

28 years 7 under

Grade 9 & up

25 minutes

National

28 years & under

 

40 minutes

Requirements: The Provincials’ Syllabus is available at: https://www.bcprovincials.com/syllabus.aspx

 

CHAMBER GROUP CLASSES

Members of a Chamber Group may also represent their local festival as a soloist.

 

CATEGORY

AGE

TIME LIMIT

Junior

14 years & under

20 minutes

Intermediate

17 years & under

25 minutes

Senior

28 years 7 under

30 minutes

National

28 years & under

40 minutes

Requirements: The Provincials’ Syllabus is available at: https://www.bcprovincials.com/syllabus.aspx