Scholarships

 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS, CERTIFICATES,

TROPHIES AND MEDALLIONS

 

THE MUSIC FESTIVAL SOCIETY GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGES THE GENEROUS DONATIONS OF SCHOLARSHIP MONEY GIVEN TO US BY THE PATRONS OF THE FESTIVAL.

TO BECOME A PATRON,

 PLEASE CONTACT THE PKMF OFFICE

  250-493-8322 or by email pkmf@vip.net



REQUIREMENTS

All entries in competitive classes will be given an adjudication and a mark for each performance. Certificates will be awarded to competitors achieving first, second and third place standings in each class with a mark of 80 or over. Competitors attaining a mark of 80% or over will be eligible for medallions, trophies and awards. However, only competitors who are 20 years of age or younger as of December 31st before the upcoming festival, and who meet the specified scholarship requirements, will be eligible for major scholarships.

All entries in non-competitive classes will be given an adjudication only.

At the discretion of the Festival Committee, all Scholarships and Awards may not be awarded.

All music and speech arts competitors MUST enter a minimum of two (2) classes to qualify for any award.

Sight reading is required in order to qualify for major scholarships in Piano, Strings, Classical Guitar, and Instrumental Classes.  

Please read the Syllabus and Program carefully as award requirements may vary from year to year.

 

Eva and Hugh Cleland Scholarship -APPLICATION REQUIRED

All of the following requirements must be met by a 2017 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

 

MAJOR SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

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.

 

SCHOLARSHIP FOR VOICE - Junior
Candidates must be 14 years or under, and enter the following categories:
Art Song and any THREE selections from the Junior category of Vocal Solos.
SCHOLARSHIP FOR VOICE - Intermediate
Candidates must be 15 - 18 years and enter the following categories:
Art Song, and THREE selections from the Intermediate category of Vocal Solos.
SCHOLARSHIP FOR VOICE - Senior
Candidates must be 19 - 20 years, and enter the following categories:
Art Song, and THREE selections from the Senior category of Vocal Solos.

SCHOLARSHIP FOR MUSICAL THEATRE - Junior
Candidates must be 14 years or under, and enter the following categories:
THREE classes from Comedy, Ballad, Additional Repertoire, Production, Motion Picture Theme Song or Cabaret.
SCHOLARSHIP FOR MUSICAL THEATRE - Intermediate
Candidates must be 15 - 18 years, and enter the following categories:
THREE classes from Comedy, Ballad, Additional Repertoire, Production, Motion Picture Theme Song or Cabaret.

 SCHOLARSHIP FOR MUSICAL THEATRE-Senior
Candidates must be 19 - 20 years, and enter the following categories:
THREE classes from Comedy, Ballad, Additional Repertoire, Production, Motion Picture Theme Song or Cabaret.

 

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.

 

SCHOLARSHIP FOR SPEECH AND DRAMATIC ARTS
Candidates must be 13 years or older and enter the following categories:

 THREE selections from Poetry (all forms), Prose, Dramatic Scene, Public Speaking or Shakespeare Solo.

 

SCHOLARSHIP FOR DANCE - CLASSICAL SECTION, MAJOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter THREE of the following:
ONE Ballet (Demi-Pointe or Pointe), and TWO selections from Demi-Pointe, Pointe, Demi-character/ Character, Interpretive / Contemporary Ballet, Character-National.

RUNNER-UP SCHOLARSHIP FOR DANCE - CLASSICAL SECTION, MAJOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter THREE of the following:
ONE Ballet (Demi-Pointe or Pointe), and TWO selections from Demi-Pointe, Pointe, Demi-character/ Character, Interpretive / Contemporary Ballet, Character-National.

SCHOLARSHIP FOR DANCE - CLASSICAL SECTION, MINOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter TWO of the following:
ONE Ballet (Demi-Pointe or Pointe), and ONE selection from Demi-Pointe, Pointe, Demi-character/ Character, Interpretive / Contemporary Ballet, Character-National.

RUNNER-UP SCHOLARSHIP FOR DANCE - CLASSICAL SECTION, MINOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter TWO of the following:
ONE Ballet (Demi-Pointe or Pointe), and ONE selection from Demi-Pointe, Pointe, Demi-character /Character, Interpretive / Contemporary Ballet, Character-National.
SCHOLARSHIP FOR DANCE - MODERN SECTION, MINOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter the following:
Modern and Contemporary
RUNNER-UP SCHOLARSHIP FOR DANCE - MODERN SECTION, MINOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter the following:
Modern and Contemporary
SCHOLARSHIP FOR DANCE - STAGE SECTION, MAJOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter the following:
THREE selections from Variety, Musical Theatre, Song and Dance, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap or Street Dance, ONE of which MUST be Jazz or Tap.

RUNNER-UP SCHOLARSHIP FOR DANCE - STAGE SECTION, MAJOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter the following:
THREE selections from Variety, Musical Theatre, Song and Dance, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap or Street Dance, ONE of which MUST be Jazz or Tap.

SCHOLARSHIP FOR DANCE - STAGE SECTION, MINOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter the following:
TWO selections from Variety, Musical Theatre, Song and Dance, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap or Street Dance, ONE of which MUST be Jazz or Tap.

RUNNER-UP SCHOLARSHIP FOR DANCE - STAGE SECTION, MINOR
Candidate 11 years and over must enter the following:
TWO selections from: Variety, Music Theatre, Song and Dance, Lyrical, Jazz, Tap or Street Dance, ONE of which MUST be Jazz or Tap .

DALE CHARLES MEMORIAL BURSARY
Must enter Classical Dance in any solo category; Stage Dance in any solo category: Ballet and Modern Technique Classes and one of the Stage Dance Technique Classes.

MUSE AWARD

 

MEDALLIONS AND TROPHIES

Medallions will be awarded to the winners of various categories.
These medallions become the permanent property of the recipients.

Cups, trophies and shields will be awarded to the participant with the highest mark in the stated categories, provided that the mark is 80% or greater. A competitor must enter at least three solo classes to be eligible for a solo trophy. Keeper trophies become permanent property of the recipients. 


The Board Members of Penticton Kiwanis Music, Dance and Speech Arts Festival would like to sincerely thank the various organizations, businesses and individuals that have so generously sponsored the trophies, shields, plaques, cups and bowls that are awarded at the Highlights Concerts each year. Many of these have come in memory and recognition of local individuals that have been passionate about the Performing Arts and we wish to continue to honour this as we have for the past 91 years. At this time the Festival Board has decided to start awarding smaller keeper trophies that will be engraved in accordance with the original trophy memory and inscription. In making the is decision, we are extremely please that the original trophies, shields, plaques, cups and bowls will become part of the Penticton Museum collection, ensuring that the heritage of our Festival remains. 

~Jeannette Palfrey, President, PKMF


PIANOFORTE

Mrs. R.A. Davidson Memorial Rose Bowl

Open Solo

Triumph Trophy

Solo, Diploma Level

James Crossley Memorial Trophy

Concert Group

Vernon United Church Cup

Solo, Grade IX and X

Fraser Shield

Solo, Grade V to VIII

Edith Maude Pryce Shield

Adjudicator Choice, Grades V to VIII

Donna Marie Hauser Trophy

Solo, Grade I to IV

Helen Reeves Cups (2)

Duet or Quartet, Grade IX and over

Junior Ensemble Shield

Ensemble, Grades I-IV

Intermediate Ensemble Shield

Ensemble, Grades V-VIII

DANCE

Dr. Patrick Melton Memorial Shield

Classical Group

Terpsichore Dance, Dale Charles Memorial Trophy

Modern/Contemporary Group

Osoyoos Home Hardware Shield

Stage Group

Noonan Memorial Shield

Variety Group

WOODWIND AND BRASS

Kelly Offer Cup

Woodwind/Brass, Solo, Grade VI and up

STRINGS/ INSTRUMENTAL 

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

MUSICAL THEATRE

Soundstage Trophy

Musical Theatre Solo

PKMF Musical Theatre Trophy

 Duet or Group

CHOIR

June Argyle Shield

Best Elementary School Choir

SPEECH AND DRAMATIC ARTS

Speech and Dramatic Arts Shield

Best School Group

Nina Grigor Shield

Poetry Solo

CLASSICAL VOICE

 PKMF Foreign Language Trophy

Classical Voice Solo in a Foreign Language

 PKMF Classical Voice Trophy

 Classical Voice Solo