Kiwanis Music Festival Awards 2023
(Awards listed subject to revision at any time)
The Festival will place designated awards as much as possible.

1000

Albert - Dr. John Albert Memorial - most promising secondary school student(s)

500

Anderson - Phyllis Anderson Memorial Piano Award

200

Anonymous - $100 Award  to Elementary Choir & a $100 Award to Secondary School choir performing the first two verses of O Canada, any voicing, in English or French

500

Ansine - Glenville “Glen” Ansine Jazz Band Award, donated by daughter, Jennifer Slay

1200

Arnsby - M.F. Arnsby Property Management Ltd. - Piano 

500

Barrett - Frank & Patricia Barrett Memorial

100

Bettger - Bill & Eva Bettger $100 Award for the Best Primary, Junior or Youth Church Choir
               donated by Colborne Street United Church.

500

Bullock - John W. Bullock Memorial 

100

Cleland - Charlotte Cleland - Junior Piano

500

Cleland - William Lindsay “Bill” Cleland Memorial Award for Piano and Strings donated by the Kiwanis Music Festival and Kiwanis Club of Forest City-London, friends and relatives

100

Cleland - Charlotte Cleland Milestone Birthday Award - Junior Piano

100

Collier - Don & Helen Collier Memorial

150

Dunne - Don Dunne Memorial

500

Fagan - Marlene & Gerald Fagan Trophy & Award for combined choral and instrumental music   performance

100

Fleet - Ken Fleet Memorial Award from St. Paul’s Cathedral, Alex Clark Memorial Concert

300

Farrow - Michael H. Farrow Memorial - Primary Choirs  (Dr. Lynda E. Robbins)

    100

Gahagan - Kathleen Gahagan - Harp

200

Green - Ann Marie Green Memorial - from Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association (London)
two $100 prizes for piano

250

Gregson - Bram Gregson Memorial for Young Brass Player

200

Hanbidge - C.O. (Hank) & Audrey Hanbidge Memorial (John & Dianne Hanbidge)

100

Harrington - Neil Harrington (former Moonliters Orchestra) - Heterogeneous (mixed) Ensembles

200

Harris - James A. Harris Memorial - Speech Arts

1000

Hay - Jack and Barbara Hay Foundation Memorial

300

Hayman Construction

150

Hurley - Ann Hurley - female vocalist, ages 12-15

200

Jackson - Calvin Jackson Memorial Award - Bb trumpet or Bb cornet, 17 years of age and under

250

Johnson - Nelson and Marguerite Johnson Memorial - Piano

 

Kiwanis Club of Forest City-London - Memorials in Trust

 

 Alford - Elia Alford Memorial (Piano & Recorder)
 Cole - Aaron Cole Memorial (Saxophone)

 Ha - Charles Ha Memorial (Jr.Piano)   

 Jones - Robert T. Jones Memorial

 Kelly - Harriet Kelly Award - Secondary School Participation Award

 McBain - Edith and Millard McBain Memorial - Voice

 McIlroy - W. Eric McIlroy Memorial - Piano

 Thompson - Stewart Thompson Memorial

 Quantz - “Goldie” and Dorothea Quantz Memorial

 White - Dick White Memorial

1,000

Kiwanis Club of Forest City-London - Rose Bowl Competition

800

Kiwanis Club of Middlesex (London) 

500

Kiwanis Club of Middlesex (London) “Goldie” Quantz Memorial - Cello

10,000

Kiwanis Music Festival of London Inc.

200

Leung - Stephanie Leung Memorial - Piano

6,500

Lutheran Social Services (London)

1,250

Lutheran Social Services (London) - Paul Westermeyer Award Hymn & Service Playing less than 4 years experience

1,250

Lutheran Social Services (London) - Paul Westermeyer Award Hymn & Service Playing 4+ years experience

1000

Lutheran Social Services (London) - Gerald Bales Award for Pipe Organ Class 0807

1000

Lutheran Social Services (London) - Hugh Drogemuller Memorial Award - Pipe Organ

500

Lutheran Social Services (London) - Choir Class

500

McCurdy Dickie - Dr. Lauren McCurdy Dickie Memorial Award - Piano

200

Miller - Marion Miller - Piano  

100

Morris - Robert J. “Bob” Morris Memorial - Grade 8 & Under Classical Piano

Tuition

National Music Camp of Canada - Four x $250 tuitions     

250

Nelson - Bruce Nelson Memorial - $125 Speeh Arts & $125 Elementary School Choir

75

Nelson - Bruce Nelson Memorial - Elementary School Brass Ensemble

200

Novak - Sylvia Novak Memorial - Piano - from Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association (London)

100

Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association (London) - two @ $50 each - Junior Piano Awards

100

Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association - Junior Vocal Award

2,250

Park - Young-Ja Park Memorial Open Piano Competition Awards ($1,000 “The Sister Callistus Memorial Award”, second prize $750 & third prize $500)

200

Police Boys Band Alumni Award - $200 to Martin Boundy Memorial Trophy winner

100

Police Boys Band Alumni Award - $100 to Finlay Carroll Memorial Trophy winner

144

Pollard - Joy Pollard - Ukulele Soloist and/or Ukulele Ensemble

1000

Quinney - John Quinney Memorial Award

500

RCCO London Chapter - Cathy Slaa - most promising young pipe organist

150

Retired Women Teachers of Ontario, London-Middlesex Branch (RWTO London-Middlesex)   
Trophy & $25 each  Junior, Intermediate & Senior Speech Arts     

100

Schuessler - Karen Schuessler Singers - Mixed Voice Choir - S.A.B.

300

Scott - Rev. Charles & Mary Scott Memorial - Pipe & Drums

500

Sells - Kathryn Sells Memorial - Piano (Women's Canadian Club)

300

Spencer - William Melville Spencer Chapter IODE – $150 for Junior Vocal Female, $150 for Junior Vocal Male

300

Strachan - Carol Strachan - Elementary School Choir - Best Body of Work

150

Swyers - Debbie Joy Swyers Memorial for Speech Arts: $25/JR; $50 INT; $75/SR from Julie Foster

100

Tandberg - Irene Tandberg - two awards @ $50 for Junior & Senior Violin for “Unaccompanied Bach”

100

 Terry - Earle Terry Singers Alumnae Award  & Plaque - Female Secondary School Choirs           

100

Thamer - David Thamer Memorial Award - Male Choir

300

Thomson - Dist. Lt. Gov. Ken & Joyce Thomson in Honour of the 100th Anniversary of Kiwanis

200

Weaver - Sandra & Jim Weaver - Junior Piano

200

Webster - Ken Webster Memorial - bagpipe quartet, air and march

200

Whatley - Zoe Whatley Memorial - Piano - from Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association (London)

200

White - Hilda White Memorial - Pipe & Drums

500

Dr. J. Wojcik & Mrs. D. Wojcik  and family - Best Body of Work by a Secondary School Band

500

Dr. J. Wojcik & Mrs. D. Wojcik  and family - Best Body of Work by a Secondary School Choir

500

Dr. J. Wojcik & Mrs. D. Wojcik  and family - Best Body of Work by a Secondary School Orchestra

125

Wooster - Ken Wooster Memorial - Brass

125

Yake - Richard Allan Yake - Harp Award

500

Yanchus-Hibbard Studios - Piano 

New Awards for Festival 2022 and continuing for Festival 2023
      The Kiwanis Music Festival of London extends our thanks to the Park family for a very generous gift. To honour their mother and wife, the Family (husband Ok-Kyu and Drs. Anita, Angela and Andrew) will be sponsoring the former Kiwanis Music Festival of London Piano Competition. It will now be called The Young-Ja Park Memorial Piano Competition which will provide annually a First Place prize of $1,000 called "The Sister Callistus Memorial Award" plus a second prize of $750 and third prize of $500. This is a great honour to Mrs. Park, whose family has been involved in our Festival over many years.
       New Piano Award $500 - The Dr. Lauren McCurdy Dickie Memorial Award has been established from the estate of Dr. McCurdy, a gifted pianist and late Diagnostic Radiologist. Will be awarded annually for the next ten years.
       New Jazz Award $500 - The Glenville “Glen” Ansine Jazz Band Award, donated by daughter, Jennifer Slay, in honour of her father for the next three years.
      New Memorial Award $1,000 - The Kiwanis Club of Middlesex gave the music festival an annual award of $1,000 for ten years in honour of the late John Quinney, a member of their Kiwanis Club.
       New Brass Memorial Award $200 - The Calvin Jackson Memorial Award for Brass (Bb trumpet or Bb cornet) has been established from his estate for a brass player, 17 years and under for the next 18 years.
      New Memorial Award for Male Choirs $100 - The David Thamer Memorial Award for Male Choirs has been established. Will be awarded annually.
      New Ukulele Award $50 - Joy Pollard has established a new award for a young ukulele soloist and/or ukulele ensemble.  
      New Memorial Award for Bob and Anne Hayman - Criteria to be determined.
      New Pipe and Drum Award $300 - Established by Jim and Bev Scott and will be awarded annually.



If you would like to contribute to the Awards Fund, please contact
Awards Chair, Mark Enns at email   linmark@execulink.com

 

Our object is not to gain a prize or to defeat a rival
but to pace one another on the road to excellence.
Sir Walford Davies

‘Music makes our lives happier and people who support it are absolutely special.’