MusicFest Hall of Fame

The MusicFest Hall of Fame Award is awarded annually to an individual who has made a major contribution to music education, on a national level, in Canada. It is awarded at the discretion of the Board of Directors and is reserved for people who have had a national influence.

Bill Thomas has been a MusicFest Regional Coordinator for many years, an adjudicator in both the concert band and jazz divisions for many years, has composed several works that are listed in the MusicFest Concert Band syllabus, and now supports post-secondary music students as the Chair of the Music Department at York University.  As head of the Music Department at Markham District High School, he created and maintained an elite level of musical excellence over many years.  His commitment to MusicFest Canada’s initiatives over the past many years has been truly extraordinary, a contribution for which we are, and will be forever be, grateful.

2021 INDUCTEE

  • Bill Thomas
    Toronto, ON

2020 INDUCTEE

  • Hugh Fraser
    Vancouver, BC

2019 INDUCTEES

 

  • Peter Grant & Grace Westcott
    Toronto, ON

2018 INDUCTEE

  • Mark Wicken
    Toronto, ON

2017 INDUCTEE

  • Paul Read
    Toronto, ON

2016 INDUCTEE

  • Neil Yorke-Slader
    Ottawa, ON

2015 INDUCTEE

  • Douglas ‘Pace’ Studervant
    Ottawa, ON

2014 INDUCTEE

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  • John Trepp 
    Vancouver, BC (Awarded Posthumously)

2013 INDUCTEE

  • Howard Cable
    Toronto, ON

2012 INDUCTEE

Obituary of Allan Gordon Ash

  • Allan Ash
    Whitby, ON

2011 INDUCTEE

  • Brian Lillos
    Toronto, ON

2010 INDUCTEE

Cathy Mitro

  • Catherine Mitro
    Toronto, ON

2009 INDUCTEE

  • Denny Christiansen
    Toronto, ON

2008 INDUCTEE

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  • Orvin Anderson
    Winnipeg, MB

2007 INDUCTEE

Cathy  Yorke-Slader

  • Cathy-Lynn Yorke-Slader
    Ottawa, ON (Awarded Posthumously)

2006 INDUCTEE

  • Tom Glenn
    Calgary, AB

2005 INDUCTEE

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  • Bob Labonte
    Surrey, BC

2004 INDUCTEE

GEORGE DOUGLAS  Obituary pic

  • George Douglas
    Winnipeg, MB

2003 INDUCTEE

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  • Sarah Falls
    Port Alberni, BC

2002 INDUCTEE

  • I. Keith Mann
    Red Deer, AB (Awarded Posthumously)

2001 INDUCTEE

  • Phil Nimmons
    Toronto, ON

2000 INDUCTEE

  • John Chalmers
    Caledon, ON

1999 INDUCTEE

  • Jim Ferris
    Parry Sound, ON

1998 INDUCTEE

  • Barry & Pat Miller
    Port Alberni, BC

1997 INDUCTEE

  • Al Michalek
    Toronto, ON

1996 INDUCTEE

  • Gary Boddington
    Toronto, ON

1995 INDUCTEE

  • Bob Schaefer
    Vancouver, BC

1994 INDUCTEE

  • Don Strathdee
    Etobicoke, ON

1993 INDUCTEE

  • Bryan Stovell
    Nanaimo, BC

1992 INDUCTEES

  • Russ Baird
    Oshawa, ON 

  • Art Divers
    Scarborough, ON

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