Bev Kleinschroth Memorial – $1000 

This award is given to a student who has exhibited a high standard of performance in two or more disciplines, at least one of which is at a senior standard. Students must apply for this award prior to Festival and the successful applicant will not be eligible for the award in future Festival years. The Peace River & District Teachers Association Perennial Award is presented with this scholarship.

Greg Corcoran Passion & Excellence Award – $300 
Greg Corcoran was a gifted artist who was well known for the many instruments he played. An outstanding vocalist, he was a long time member of Peace Players both on stage and in the orchestra pit, and played with various bands for community events. Greg also conducted award-winning junior high and high school bands, and mentored many students through private lessons. This award goes to a multifaceted performer who exemplifies a love of music, a zest for learning and a high standard of performance, in tribute to Greg’s spirit.

The Unsung Hero Award – $400 
Terry Brunham was an integral part of the Festival Movement in Northern Alberta. Be it moving risers, attending sessions, or producing Sound at Grand Concert, Terry always quietly supported North Peace Performing Arts and Provincial Festivals. The Unsung Hero Award will be presented to a participant, or sibling of a participant, who supports his/her attitude with selfless qualities. Please help us recognize and thank them with this award by emailing their name to: Please include reasons why they deserve this award.

Peace River Rotary Music Camp – $500 
This award is presented to a deserving student to help offset the cost of tuition, room and board for a student who wishes to attend summer music camp. Martha Aurelia Elizabeth Vangrud resided in the Peace Country for 38 years, teaching in Dixonville, Brownvale, Grimshaw and Peace River. Her major was Language and Literature and many students will remember her Historic Sites and Sights classes, complete with interesting objects that she would gather from her travels to Japan, Egypt, Rome and Norway. Aurelia sponsored the Junior Speaking Award, which Adele Boucher continues to support, in her honour.


  County of Northern Lights – Most Promising All Round Instrumentalist

Trophy and $100

 Fairview Music Teachers Most promising Adult – Trophy and $50



Bobby Dodds (Musical Theatre Comedy) – $100

Brennan Family Award (Musical Theatre) – $100

Don & Margot Weaver Award – $100

Eckhart Band/Choral Award – $200

Go Auto Peace River Chrysler & Peace River Ford (Vocal Duet) – $100

Kleinschroth Family Senior Musical Theatre Award – $150

Tim Horton’s (Intermediate) – $100



Peace River School Division # 10 Chorus Award – $200



Aurelia Vangrud Memorial Speech – JR – $50

PeacePlayers (Senior) – $100

Peace River Masonic  Lodge Choral Speech Award -$300



Holy Family Catholic Regional Division #37 (Band Travel) – $200

Melody and Matt Taylor Instrumental Awards:

Small Ensemble or Chamber Group $50

Strings – $50

Wind – $50

Mody Family Memorial Strings – $50


Flore Shaw Memorial Award (Junior Piano) – $50

James Bunn Memorial Scholarship – $250

St. James ACW Frank Richardson Memorial (Duet) – $200

Dan & Helly Lacombe (Senior Piano) – $50

Dan & Helly Lacombe (Junior Piano) – $50

Catherine Whitney Memorial Award -$50

Keith & Shirley Anderson Junior Piano Award -$100


“Relaxations Massage Therapy for Women” Sacred Music Award- $50

Joseph Becher Sacred Music Award – $75

Marie Plaizier Sacred Music Award – $100

Millership Family Music – $200

North Peace Performing Arts Festival Team Award – $100



Catholic Women’s League – $50

Catholic Women’s League – $50

Cheryl Carruthers Award – $100

Dan Mody & Audrey Dewit – $50

Donnelly Machining & Fabricating – $100

George Staicesku Memorial Award – $100

Grant & Sally Barkwell – $100

Kleinschroth Family Award $100

Mike & Gloria Lovsin Award – $100

Norman & Vivian St. Andre Award – $100

Peace River Senior Citizens – $50

Peace River Senior Citizens – $50

Ralph & Pamela Schipholt – $50

Ralph & Pamela Schipholt – $50

Royal Canadian Legion #62 – $100

Royal Canadian Legion #62 – $100

Peace River School Division #10 -$100