SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

Congratulations to the following scholarship recipients.

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC CAMP – Anna Ding

SNV VOCAL JAXX CAMP – Sydney Marshall, Camryn Likely

BERKLEE SUMMER PERFORMANCE PROGRAM – Danny Zapata

SAVE THE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP – David Hodgson, Colleen Zwarych

 

STUDENT SESSIONS

STUDENT SESSIONS
Friday April 21
Eric Harvie Theatre 1:00pm
PLATE SPINNING VS WHACK-A-MOLE: GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR PRACTICE TIME!  Presented by Dr. Gillian MacKay
 Don’t miss this session giving you some fantastic practice habit ideas.
 
 
Saturday April 22
Eric Harvie Theatre 1:00pm
BIGGEST CHOIR FLASH MOB EVER! Presented by Kellie Walsh
Don’t miss the chance to be part of an amazing flash mob featuring a traditional song and dance from the Torres Strait.  
 

FESTIVAL CONCERT ATTENDANCE SCHEDULE

FESTIVAL CONCERT SCHEDULE 2017

 Thursday April 20 – AL & Friends

7:00pm – Anacortes, Chorazz, DRCSS, Fleetwood Park, Fort Richmond, Henry G. Izatt, Holy Cross, Pacific Academy, Steinbach, Western Canada.

 8:15pm – Argyle, Bellerose, Carson Graham, Glenlawn, Handsworth, Grant Park, MEI, Pickering, Vincent Massey, Westdale, Western Canada.

 9:30pm – Agincourt, A.L. Fortune, Corazon/Lalin, DMC, ECSD All City, Elphinstone/Chatelech, Langley, Lord Beaverbrook, Maples, Mulgrave, Tapestry, Vincent Massey Choir, W.P. Wagner.

 

 Friday April21 – Rajaton

7:30pm – Argyle , DRCSS, Elphinstone&Chatelech, Fort Richmond, Glenlawn, Henry G. Izatt,   Holy Cross, Luther, MEI, Oran/Vaciliando, South City, Vincent Massey Choir, Westdale

 9:00pm – A.L. Fortune, Bellerose , Carson Graham, Chorazz, Corazon/Lalin, Grant Park, Kokopelli, Lord Beaverbrook, Maples, Steinbach, Tapestry, Vincent Massey

 

Saturday April 22 – Rajaton

7:30pm – Agincourt, Anacortes, DMC, Handsworth, Pacific Academy, Pickering, R.D. Parker, W.P. Wagner.

 9:00pm – BCGirls/Allegria, ECSD All City, Fleetwood Park, ihana/Soliloquy, Langley, Mulgrave, New Westminster, Western Canada.

MEALS AT THE FESTIVAL

MEALS AT THE FESTIVAL

While at the festival you have to organize your own meals. The Banff Centre has a BBQ at noon for festival participants in front of the Music Building during the festival. There are also two small food outlets down the hill from the festival in the Banff Centre.

Since Banff is very busy that weekend you should try to organize your meals ahead of time. If you go online and Google Banff Restaurants you can get a full listing of restaurants in Banff.

The Banff Lodging Company is a major festival sponsor. They have restaurants in their hotels. There is a Keg Restaurant downtown and a Keg in the Caribou Lodge, Wildfire Grill at the Inns of Banff, Meatball Pizza and Pasta at the Ptarmigan Inn, and Pacini Restaurant in the Moose Hotel & Suites. Contact group sales at: groups@bestofbanff.com

FESTIVAL SCHOLARSHIPS

The following scholarships will be offered at the 2017 festival.  The scholarship application form will be on line next month.  All applicants will do a 15 minute performance audition to include a solo/etude.  Auditions will take place on Saturday April 22 at the festival.  Students will be contacted concerning an audition time.

APPLY ONLINE


2017 Rocky Mountain Festival Scholarships

International Music Camp

Tuition/Cost

Two full scholarships for a week long session ($415usd)

Campers responsible for payment of two 30 minute private lessons at $35.00

 

SMV Vocal Jazz Camp

Tuition/Cost

Three $200 partial scholarships for students in other provinces

Three $100 partial scholarships for students in Manitoba

 

Berklee Five Week Summer Performance Program

Tuition/Cost

Seven 50% partial scholarships for Five Week Summer Performance Program

 

 Musicamp Alberta

Tuition/Cost

Two 50% scholarships for Band

David J Peterkin Symphonic Band Scholarship

Francis E Dunnigan Concert Band Scholarship

 

Comox Youth Music Camp

Tuition/Cost

Five partial Scholarships

$250 towards a male musical theatre scholarship

2 X $125 towards a piano scholarship

$250 towards a strings scholarship

 

Save the Music Scholarship

Tuition/Cost

One $500 scholarship toward first year vocal music tuition at an accredited university

One $500 scholarship toward first year instrumental music tuition at an accredited university

 

THURSDAY NIGHT FESTIVAL CONCERT CHANGE

Our Thursday night Festival Concert will now feature “Al & Friends”.  This group features the finest jazz musicians in Canada.  Juno nominated trumpeter Al Muirhead will lead the group and be joined by Canadian jazz legends Tommy Banks and P.J. Perry.  This is sure to be an unbelievable evening of jazz to start this year’s festival.