Augustana past and present shine at the Alberta Music Festival Association's Provincial Festival

The music division is pleased and proud to announce that a number of Augustana sessionals, alumni and current students have made their mark at the Alberta Music Festival Association's Provincial Festival. Kudos are extended to the following individuals and ensembles in a number of categories: Choral The Camrose Camerata, Joy-Anne Murphy, conductor-first place, Alberta Excellence …

Tia Lalani - 06 June 2019

The music division is pleased and proud to announce that a number of Augustana sessionals, alumni and current students have made their mark at the Alberta Music Festival Association's Provincial Festival. Kudos are extended to the following individuals and ensembles in a number of categories:

Choral

  • The Camrose Camerata, Joy-Anne Murphy, conductor-first place, Alberta Excellence choral class (19 years and over)
  • Kuimba, Tova Olson, conductor-first place, Alberta Excellence choral class (25 years and under)
  • Seraphina Women's Choir, Faye Bredeson, conductor (Class of 2007)-second place, Choral (senior)
  • The Gracenotes, Rhonda Sylvester, conductor (Class of 2008)-second place, choral (16 years and under)
  • Harry Balfour School Choir, Anna Tomke (Walisser), conductor (Class of 2012)-second place elementary school choir (grades 1-3)

Vocal Solo

  • Alexandra Brigley, student of Kathleen Corcoran & Harold Wiens-first place, senior musical theatre
  • Gracie Yelland, student of Kathleen Corcoran & Harold Wiens-second place, vocal solo, senior
  • Keysha Swanson, student of Charlene Brown-second place, vocal solo (16 years & under)
  • Kyra Gusdal, student of Charlene Brown and daughter of our men's hockey coach, Blaine Gusdal-second place, senior musical theatre
  • Students of Rhonda Sylvester's (Class of 2008) private vocal studio placed first in 12 years & under musical theatre, 2nd in 12 years & under vocal solo and 2nd in 16 years & under boys vocal solo

Brass Solo
1. Juanita Hohm, daughter of Rosanna Heise-first place, Alberta Excellence brass solo

Congratulations, encore!