Scholarships and cash prizes are restricted to residents of the City and County of Camrose, but extend also to the boundaries of the Battle River School Division #31 attendance area, and are awarded upon the recommendation of the adjudicators.
Awards – 2019 Camrose & District Music Festival
Scholarships, prizes and trophies shall be given for outstanding performances as recommended by the adjudicators. Eligibility for the Rose Bowl, Multi-Talent Award, Scholarships and prizes with a monetary component shall be limited to residents within the Battle River School Division (A resident is someone who has resided within those boundaries for a minimum of six months previous to the festival.) For group entries, at least 50% of the group’s members must reside within the Battle River School Division boundary. Non-residents are eligible to win trophies and medallions. Medallions are awarded to soloists based on the highest mark in various age categories. The number of age categories is dependent on the number of entries in that discipline.
The Lions’ Rose Bowl and $500 Scholarship is presented to the soloist or group who, in the opinion of the adjudicators, has given the most outstanding performance of the festival.
The Multi-talent Trophy and $300 Scholarship is presented to the soloist who, in the opinion of the adjudicators, excels in at least three of the following eight performance areas: Brass, Percussion, Piano/Keyboard, Speech Arts, Strings/Harp, Voice/Musical Theatre and Woodwind.
The Camrose Area Piano Teacher’s Association (CAPTA) $300 Scholarship for Summer Study is presented to a promising pianist, age 11 to 16, performing at a minimum level of Grade 6 Piano Standard.
The Betty Gaede Memorial Piano Prize of $75 is awarded to the performer with the highest mark in any Piano Solo – Canadian Composer’s class.
$150 Scholarships and $75 Prizes are awarded to solo performances in the following categories upon recommendation of the adjudicators:
Junior Keyboard/Piano – Chamberlain Piano Scholarship
Musical Theatre – Sponsored by About Time Productions
Elementary School Band; Junior High School Band; Senior High School Band; Stage Band
Instrumental Ensemble, grades 4-6; grades 7-9; grades 10-12
Classroom Music, grades K-3; grades 4-6
Musical Theatre Large Group (more than 6 members); Small Group (6 or fewer members)
Choral Group, grades 10 to 12
Medallions are awarded to solo performances based on the highest marks in various age categories. The number of medallions given is dependent on the number of participants. If there are 20 participants or more, medallions are given out in each age category. If there are 10 to 19 participants, then 2 medallions are given out, and if less than 10, 1 medallion is given. In case of a tie, extra medallions are given. Scholarship and Prize winners may not receive a medallion in the same category (but are eligible for other categories). This year, medallion categories are:
Instrumental (Brass and Woodwind): 1 medallion
Keyboard/Piano: ages 6 and under, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17 and over
Musical Theatre: 10 and under, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18, 19 and over
Speech Arts: 12 and under, 13 and over
Strings/Harp: 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17 and over
Vocal: 14 and under, 15 and over
School/Community Voice & Musical Theatre (participant has not had private voice lessons): 1 medallion