Upper Island Music Festival representatives earned top spots during the Provincial Festival of Performing Arts B.C. held May 28-June 1 in Kamloops.
The festival is meant to allow performers to build and showcase their talents.
Lilu Scott won intermediate classical voice and intermediate vocal variety. The Sinclair Singers won choral class 100 and the Nanaimo Youth Choir won choral class 102. Sarah Luedke won junior classical voice and an honourable mention for junior vocal variety.
Other results include:
Brass/woodwinds – Uei-Young Jung, runner-up, junior woodwinds.
Dance – Claudia Knappett, honourable mention, stage dance III; Rin Nagakura, honourable mention, ballet III; Abby Dishkin, runner-up, stage dance II.
Guitar/strings – Jonah Manson, honourable mention, junior guitar; Anthony Yang, honourable mention, junior Canadian music strings; Max Sander Segriff, honourable mention, intermediate Canadian music strings.
Speech arts – Nasya Moore, honourable mention, speech arts, Shakespeare and intermediate speech arts.
Vocal – Ella Olesen, honourable mention, intermediate musical theatre; Julianna Cook, runner-up, senior classical voice, honourable mention, senior vocal variety; Raymond Salgado, honourable mention, national classical voice, runner-up, national vocal variety.
For more information and a list of the provincial representatives, visit http://nanaimomusicfestival.com.