Provincial tips for 4 tunes competition performers

Saskatchewan’s longest operating New music Festival, Unity Music Festival, in its 97th 12 months, wrapped up the week prolonged party with showcase of stars on April 2.

UNITY – The 97th yearly Unity Songs Pageant was held the week of March 27-30, with a remaining showcase of stars held at UCHS gym on April 2. 4 performers from the 7 days ended up awarded provincial advice meaning they will journey to Regina on June 1-4 to contend at a provincial stage.

UMF Association also built a presentation to lengthy-time volunteer, Melody Kuhn, for the 2023 Volunteer of the Calendar year award with the pageant.

UMF is built doable due to many several hours of firm and planning by the committee as perfectly as money help from nearby firms, businesses, and teams. A selection of volunteers help male each individual overall performance site during the week as very well as established up/acquire down for a gala event to wrap up the competition on April 2. Of training course, the heart and soul of the festival will come from the tireless devotion of performers and accompanists in perfecting their pieces for the pageant.


PIANO: The Tim & Nadine Keller Household Scholarship $50 – Emily Melnyk Joyce T. Smith Memorial $50 – Owen Neufeld Myrtle Cleall Memorial Cup & Keeper and Scholarship (donated by Battleford’s Registered Tunes Teachers) $100 + Award – Sadie Risling Audrey and Tony Fischer Memorial $50 – Jensen Fawell Audrey and Tony Fischer Memorial $50 – Mayla Williams Wilma DeBelser Memorial $50 – Eden Fawell Wilma DeBelser Memorial $50 – Parker MacKay Katherine Schell Memorial $150 – Karlin Vold Initially Yr of Instruction – Cut Knife Royal Purple $50 – Joseph Vold Duet – Barbara Surine $100 – Jensen and Eden Fawell Recital Course – Unity St. Peter’s CWL $50 – Alex Melnyk Canadian Class – Dr. Mervyn Ashing Memorial $50 & Award – Hailey-lynn Aldred Pop Music – Unity Royal Canadian Legion $500 – Brynn Delhommeau Bach/Baroque – Unity St. Peter’s CWL Award – Beckham Grant Sonata/Sonatina – Unity Royal Canadian Legion Award – Keanna Kelly Dr. Fred & Evelyn Months Trophy and Keeper Award – Marishka Mauthe.

BAND: Unity Baptist Church $50 – Sadie Risling Unity Elks Lodge – Steyn Hoogstad

VOCAL: Unity United Church Choir $50 – Eden Fawell Minimize Knife CWL $50 – Avyne McLean Unity Lutheran Church $100 – Mayla Williams Unity Knights of Columbus $150 – Marishka Mauthe Folks Track 12 & Below – Unity Elks Lodge Award – Eden Fawell People Track 13 & In excess of – Wilkie United Church Award – Marishka Mauthe.

MUSICAL THEATRE: Minimize Knife CWL $50 – Erin Squires Barry and Chris DeRoo Davisson $75 – Mateo Rutley Unity Baptist Church $ 75 – Avyne McLean Gilbert Agencies – to a vocal student exhibiting a love of Musical Theatre, any age $100 – Mayla Williams.

Schools: Unity St. Peter’s CWL – UPS Quality 2. SPEECH ARTS: Unity St. Peter’s CWL $50 – Clara Reiche Unity Elks Lodge $75 – Willem Hoogstad Cut Knife Royal Canadian Legion $100 – Steyn Hoogstad Unity Songs Pageant Association

MOST Fantastic PIANO PERFORMER OF Pageant Trophy & Keeper AND Verna Veikle Memorial Scholarship $200 – MOLLY OROBKO Jimmie and Ethel Anderson Memorial MOST Outstanding VOCAL and Wilkie CWL Scholarship $200 – AVYNE MCLEAN.

RECOMMENDATIONS TO PROVINCIAL Competitors: Mayla Williams – Musical Theatre Up-Tempo Up to date (12 Many years & Underneath) and Musical Theatre Solo, Ballad, Modern-day (12 Yrs & Beneath) Molly Orobko – Piano Solo Chopin (17 many years & underneath) less than and Piano Solo Recital Piece (17 several years and below) Willem Hoogstad – Spoken Word, Solo Poetry (14 yrs and underneath), Spoken Term, Solo Prose (14 decades & below) and Canada West Speech Arts and Drama (17 years and below) Steyn Hoogstad – Spoken Term, Solo Prose (17 many years and underneath), Spoken Term, Solo Concert Group (17 years &underneath) and Canada West Speech Arts and Drama (17 many years and less than).