2019 SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION FOR VOICE SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2019

A full day of live competition at the Unitarian Church - open to the public

Only the FIRST 20 APPLICANTS will be accepted - apply early to guarantee participation

Deadline extended to January 28, 2019

ALL voice types welcome - both men and women - ages 20-33

EVERY competitor receives a voucher from Diamonds Edge Photography [value $150]


MARK YOUR CALENDARS AND WATCH HERE FOR APPLICATION MATERIALS

SATURDAY, MARCH 30 2019

Art Song Competition - full day of live competition, open to the public

APPLICATIONS FOR EACH AVAILABLE AFTER THE PREVIOUS COMPETITION CLOSES

Please note: our Bursary Competition has been postponed until next season…


2018 Competition Winners


SCHOLARSHIP

First Place: Jack Li, clarinet

Third Place: Alexa Reimer, harp

Honourable Mention: Honoka Shoji, harp & Robert Choi, cello

BURSARY

First Place & Pat Hoebig Memorial Bursary Award: Carter Johnson, piano

Second Place: Andrea Wyllie, soprano

Third Place: Jody Lear, mezzo-soprano

Honourable Mention: Alison Kim, violin & Shang Ko Chan, violin

A heartfelt thanks to our adjudicators

ART SONG

First Place: Carter Johnson, piano & Maria Civitarese, soprano

Second Place: Emily Logan, piano & Yeeun Lee, mezzo-soprano

Third Place: Maria Hwa Yeong Jung, piano & Lyndon Ladeur, tenor

Honourable Mention: Christopher Knopp, piano & Thomas Lamont, tenor
Christopher Morano, piano & Sarah Templeton, soprano


2019 SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION Adjudicators

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second adjudicator coming soon…

second adjudicator coming soon…

Gerald van Wyck

In his work with singers of all ages, Gerald van Wyck nurtures artistic growth. His innate musical talent, versatility and tireless energy are shared at Vancouver Community College, where he lectures in Music History, teaches Choral and Orchestral Conducting, and works with Voices+, as well as at West Vancouver United Church where he has been Minister of Music for 31 years.

He is also the founder of the Pacific Spirit family of choirs on the North Shore. For over 13 years Gerald was Music Director of the British Columbia Boys Choir, with whom he toured and recorded extensively. Recently he has served as Assistant Conductor to Lion’s Gate Sinfonia Orchestra, and the Vancouver Island Symphony Orchestra, and for five years was conductor for the Vancouver Island Opera Association.

Gerald is thrilled at the opportunity to support singers at the Vancouver Women’s Musical Society scholarship competition.

To be announced soon…


2018 Art Song Competition Adjudicators

Tyler Duncan, Baritone & Erika Switzer, Piano

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