Schools excel at Music Festival

by Lucie Roy

Morinville schools did well at this year’s St. Albert Rotary Music Festival (Apr. 13-22). Morinville schools numbered among the more than 700 performances in six venues scheduled for this year’s event.

Primeau music teacher and conductor Nicole Baker received Gold Certificates at the Arden Theatre Apr. 13. Both were on behalf of the two band performances given that day. The Grade 6/7 Band performed in the morning with Silver Sceptor by John Kinyon and Two Canadian Folks Songs by Anne McGinty. In the afternoon the Grade 8 Band performed Crystal Clear Overture by John Edmondson and A Childhood Hymn by David Holsinger.

Notre Dame student Sofiya Chvojka got a Gold Standing Certificate Apr. 14 for her performance in the L216 Piano Recital for Exam Preparation Grade 1 with Dream Journey in C Major.

MCHS Music Teacher Corinna Cormier was given Gold with Distinction for the MCHS Band. Cormier and the band performed Windjammer by Buckley and March of the Belgian Parachutists by Leemans at the Arden Theatre Apr. 15. Gold with Distinction is fawarded for marks between 91 to 100 percent.

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