Recent History – 2000
Nov. 3, 2000
DAWSON CREEK — That there’s lots of musical talent in Dawson Creek proved a recent recital, put on by the South Peace Music Teachers Association.
Several students were presented with awards of excellence in the Royal Conservatory of Music examinations, both practical and theory.
In addition, Kevin Voon was presented with the Ross Memorial Award, named after Estelle Ross, a long-time Dawson Creek music teacher who has since passed away.
The music teachers hold regular recitals, the next one on Friday Nov. 24 at KPAC.
The musical talents can also be heard at the Christmas Coffeehouse at KPAC, on Dec. 15.
The awards, as presented at the Oct. 23 recital at the Kiwanis Performing Arts Centre, are:
Grade 1 Award Jessica Gladysz
Runner up Jocelyn Gladysz
Grade 2 Award Ryan Voon
Runner up Monica Benson
Grade 3 Award Nicole Brennan
Grade 4 Award Andrea Lowe
Grade 5 Award Heidi Phillips
Grade 6 Award Mallory Grant
Grade 7 Award Meghan Newman
Grade 8 Award Kevin Voon
Runner up Meribeth Plenert
Grade 9 Award Stacy Sorensen
Preliminary Award Amy Benson
Runner up Bethany Penney
Grade 1 Award Adam Da Ros
Grade 2 Award Simone Clark
Grade 3 Harmony Award Kevin Voon
Grade 3 History Award Jennifer Smith
Grade 4 Harmony Award Liz Hastie