2020 National Honour Awards

2020 National Honour Awards

Each year, thousands of participants and hundreds of ensembles take part in the annual national festival finals known as MusicFest Canada. All adjudicated ensembles receive gold, silver, bronze, or merit standards of performance.

  • Gold Standard signifies that an ensemble has achieved excellence in all facets of its performance.
  • Silver Standard signifies that an ensemble is demonstrating an exceedingly high standard of musical performance.
  • Bronze Standard signifies an above average quality of performance with latitude for improvement.

The above three standards are recognized with a plaque.

  • Merit Standard acknowledges an average quality of performance and is not recognized by a plaque.

Ensembles who have qualified to attend the Festival may elect to perform for “Adjudication Only” with no standard to be awarded or considered.

Emily AdamAlto SaxophoneSt. Michael Catholic Secondary School Concert Band
Smith AshlynAlto 2 (choral)Alberta High School of Fine Arts Vocal Ensemble
Mira BehlAlto SaxophoneMarion Graham Collegiate Junior Concert Band
Éloïse BissonTrumpetJean-Eudes 5
Milo BoccinfusoTenor  1 (choral)Laura Secord S.S. Concert Choir
Julius BrookerDrums (Jazz)OKM Gr. 11 Combo
Daniel ChuiBaritone B.C.College Heights Secondary School Concert Band
Jack DavisAlto SaxophoneChatelech Secondary School Jazz Band
Marco and Drew Decide laterEvan Hardy Collegiate Senior Jazz Band
Dylan DowneyEuphoniumTranscona Collegiate Grade 11-12 Concert Band
Leila FernandesSoprano 1 (choral)Caledonia Secondary School Concert Choir
Joshua FitzgeraldSaxophone (Soprano)St. Joseph’s Collegiate “B Naturals”
Grace GardnerVoiceRoyal Bay Concert Choir
Sam HerbertTenor SaxophoneOKM Grade 12 Combo
Ashlynn HillPiccoloEvan Hardy Collegiate Senior Concert Band
Matthew KnelsenString & Electric BassCalgary Christian HS Senior Concert Band
Evan KnezacekEuphoniumEsterhazy High School Grade 7/8 Band
Ivan KomljenovicTrumpetThomas A. Blakelock High School (OAKVILLE)
Peter KondzielewskiTubaDr. Martin LeBoldus Catholic HIgh School Symphonic Band
Juan LemusDouble Bass (Classical)St. Joseph’s Collegiate Concert Band “The Five-Ones”
Quinn Leonard TubaSt. Francis High School Senior Concert Band
Nathan LintottTromboneAlberta School of Fine Arts Jazz Ensemble
Kirsten LobergSoprano 1 (choral)Calgary Christian High School Senior Choir
Ellish MakkhuenAlto SaxophoneAssumption School Grade 9 Concert Band
Talina PapazianTrumpetToronto French School Concert Band
Justin PeroniString Bass (Jazz)Patrick Fogarty Catholic High School Jazz Ensemble
Jenna PetersenClarinetWindsor Secondary School - Senior Concert Band
Joe RousselGuitarRegina Catholic Schools Senior Jazz Band
Charlie StrelczikTromboneNeepawa Area Collegiate Institute Senior Band
Jessica StroederClarinetDr. Martin LeBoldus Catholic High School Wind Ensemble
Jon Sutcliffe Alto SaxophoneWindsor Secondary School - Senior Jazz Band
Dylan TaylorDrums (Jazz)Lethbridge Collegiate Institute - Instrumental Jazz
Patrick VafaieBaritone SaxophoneNepean All City Jazz Band
Abby WhalenBassoonPatrick Fogarty Catholic High School Senior Concert Band
Maggie WilcoxBassoonToronto French School Senior Wind Ensemble
Nolan WoodTenor SaxophoneCarihi Senior Concert Band
Andy YoonTenor SaxophoneTimberline Secondary School Jazz Band

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