Vice President of the Kiwanis Music Festival, Janice Connors, gets ready to distribute over $14,000 in awards and scholarships to recipients on March 15, 2023 at DF Cook MUN School of Music. Many thanks to donors and supporters.
Kiwanis Music Festival of St. John's Rose Bowl Winners 2023
From left to right starting on top: Deputy Mayor of St. John's Sheilagh O'Leary presents the City of St. John's Senior Instrumental Rose Bowl to violinist Whit FitzGerald; Adjudicator Dr. Christianne Rushton presents Holy Heart Low Notes with the Harvey Group Choral Rose Bowl; Adjudicator Mike Snelgrove awards St. Bon's Wind Ensemble with the Harvey Group Instrumental Rose Bowl. Below Meghan Herder presents the Meghan Herder Senior Vocal Rose Bowl to Grace Nolan; Heather Barrett of CBC awards the CBC Junior Instrumental Rose Bowl to cellist Sydney Chislett; and Ronald Hutton presents Julia Drover Crane with the NC Hutton Junior Vocal Rose Bowl.
Runners Up for the 2023 Rose Bowls from left to right above Anna James with Grace Nolan (Senior Vocal); Oz Merchavy (Piano) Senior Instrumental RB with Adjudicator Rebecca Lane; Holy Heart Chamber Choir Rep with Dr. Rushton; A representative of St. Bon's Jazz Band with NTV General Manager Lindsey Andrews (donor of the Runner-Up Award), Aleksander Cupkovic (piano) runner up in the Junior Instrumental Rose Bowl; and Aoife Strand, Vocal Junior Rose runner-up.
Adjudicators for our 2023 festival: Christianne Rushton, competitive voice and choral; Marion Abbott, competitive musical theatre; Michael Faulkner, competitive piano; Rebecca Lane, competitive strings and guitar; Michael Snelgrove, competitive brass, woodwinds and bands; Jason Noble, junior voice and instrumental; Jacinta Mackey Graham, non-competitive voice and musical theatre; Susan Quinn, non-competitive piano and strings; Annie Corrigan, non-competitive brass and woodwind.