Final results from Truro Music Festival piano, guitar disciplines

Published on April 21, 2014

TRURO – The 92nd annual Truro Music Festival continues this month with entries in choral, band, school music and voice disciplines.

The following are the top three marks in each class of the junior and senior piano discipline, which finished on April 16, as well as the guitar discipline.

The music festival continues with choral, band, and school music performers April 22-25 at Cobequid Educational Centre.

Marks are based on the adjudicator’s scores, and some categories had ties.

 

Piano solo (age nine)

-       Sarah McDonah – 86

-       Marly MacEachern – 85

-       Will Somers – 84

 

Baroque/Classical piano solo (RCM Grade 3)

-       Martha Yiridoe – 87

-       Elisabet Astatkie – 86

-       Ella Sobey – 85

 

Romantic/post-romantic piano solo (RCM Grade 4)

-       Ellen Lewis – 87

-       Cian McCarron – 86

-       Sidney Kharma – 86

-       Clare Walker – 85

 

Modern piano solo (RCM Grade 4)

-       Cian McCarron – 88

-       Madeline Young – 87

-       Nicolette Greener MacLean – 86

 

Jazz, blues piano (RCM Grade 1 or Recognized Conservatory Graded)

-       Shelby Tooker – 87

-       Marion Porter – 85

 

Jazz, blues piano (RCM Grade 2 or Recognized Conservatory Graded)

-       Bridgit Tooker – 89

-       Kate Vandermeulen – 88

-       Marly MacEachern – 86

 

Jazz, blues piano (RCM Grade 3 or Recognized Conservatory Graded)

-       Elisabet Astatkie – 86

-       Martha Yiridoe – 85

-       Heather Ballard – 85

 

Jazz, blues piano (RCM Grade 4 or Recognized Conservatory Graded)

-       Cian McCarron – 89

-       Madeline Young – 88

-       Lindsey Burgess – 87

 

Piano duet – student and teacher (junior)

-       Rachel Tooker, Joy Miller – 88

 

Piano trio (age 12 and under)

-       Jack Somers, Will Somers, Eliana Schrock – 86

 

Piano sight reading (RCM Grade 1)

-       Sarah Kittilsen – 89

-       Sarah Astatkie – 88

 

Piano sight reading (RCM Grade 2)

-       Will Somers – 89

 

Piano sight reading (RCM Grade 3)

-       Elisabet Astatkie – 88

 

Piano composer (novice)

-       Sappho Thompson – 89

-       Ella Sobey – 88

 

Piano composer (junior)

-       Grace Christie – 88

-       Will Somers – 87

-       Jack Somers – 87

-       Courtney Dingle – 86

 

Ukulele ensemble (intermediate)

-       Peter Altenkirk, Laura Hughes McKay, Delaney MacNeil – 87

 

Celtic, traditional and folk guitar solo (intermediate)

-       Christopher Smith – 85

-       Hannah Grinton – 83

 

Jazz and blues guitar solo (intermediate)

-       Gab Duguay – 81

 

Classical guitar solo (RCM Grade 2-4)

-       Michael Ritacco – 88

-       Anastasia Berry – 82

 

Classical guitar solo (RCM Grade 7)

-       David Morrison – 84

 

Celtic, traditional and folk guitar duo (improvisation required from one musician)

-       Regan Kharma, Cecelia White – 85

-       Robbi Lynn Gordon, Hannah Grinton – 83

 

Jazz and blues guitar duo (improvisation required for both musicians)

-       Aidan Zann-Roland, Gab Duguay – 82

 

Jazz and blues guitar and bass duo (improvisation required from one musician)

-       Gab Duguay, Aidan Zann-Roland – 86

 

Classical guitar duet or trio (RCM Grade 1 or equivalent)

-       Hayden Payton, Nicole Arseneau – 87

 

Guitar composer (second year of study)

-       David Morrison – 88

 

 

Logan Miller performs during the guitar solo, non-competitive discipline at the Truro Music Festival at St. Andrews United Church in Truro on Thursday. The festival continues this week with performances in choral, band and school music. 

©Gwydion Morris – Special to the Truro Daily News