Voices ring out at music festival’s vocal classes

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Vocal classes, choral and folk, had many competitors during the annual New Glasgow Music Festival.

The annual event will end with the much-loved Stars of the Festival concert taking place Sunday at the deCoste Perfoming Arts Centre in Pictou, beginning at 2:30 p.m.

Here are results from choral classes

April 24, 2019 ~Trinity United Church

2320 Elementary School Choir, Grade 5 & under

Gold – NGA Elementary Choir, New Glasgow

2320 Elementary School Choir, Grade 5 & under

Silver – McCulloch Education Centre Choir, Pictou

2400 Elementary – Middle School Choir, SA

Silver – 1 Dr. W. A. MacLeod Consolidated Mass Choir, Stellarton

6497 Organ, Hymn Playing, Intermediate

85 – Pierre Aucoin, Stellarton

April 24 ~ St. Andrew’s Church

2940 Contemporary Folk Song Solo, 11 & 12 years

86 – Ava DeYoung, Antigonish

85 – Keira Alcorn, New Glasgow

85 –Simon Bannerman, Antigonish

2950 Contemporary Folk Song Solo, 13 & 14 years

86 – Cameron Boulter, New Glasgow

85 – Bethany Antle, New Glasgow

2850 Traditional Folk Song Solo, 13 & 14 years

86 – Justin Skinner, Stellarton

85 – Rebecca DeCoste, New Glasgow

April 25 ~ St. Andrew’s Church

5065 Vocal Solo, Boy, 10 years & under

85 – Evan Boulter, New Glasgow

5015 Vocal Solo, Girl, 10 years & under

86 – Avery Cohen, New Glasgow

85 – Delaney Dean, Stellarton

April 25 ~ St. Andrew’s Church

5410 Sacred Solo, Boy, 10 & under

87 – Evan Boulter, New Glasgow

85 – David Bannerman, Antigonish

5450 Sacred Solo, Girl, 10 & under

87 –Josephine Leadbetter, New Glasgow

85 – Jesse McCarron, New Glasgow

April 25 ~ Trinity United Church

2450 Middle School Choir, 16 years & under, SAA, SAB or SATB

Silver – NGA Concert Choir, New Glasgow

2280 Vocal Jazz Ensemble, 19 years & under

Silver – Dartmouth Senior Jazz Choir, Dartmouth

Gold – NNEC Vocal Jazz Ensemble, New Glasgow

2520 High School Boys’ Choir, Changed Voices, 2 or 3 part

Silver – Gryphonics, New Glasgow

2620 Open School/Community Treble Voice Choir, 19 years & under

Gold – Vocala Honour Choir, Dartmouth, NS

2510 High School Choir, 19 years & under, SSA

Silver – Novatones, New Glasgow

2530 High School Mixed Voice Choir, 19 years & under, SAB, SATB

Gold – NNEC Concert Choir, New Glasgow

2190 Open Community Choir, any voicing

Gold – Choir Generation, New Glasgow

April 26 ~Trinity United Church

2300 Elementary Choir, Grade 3 & under

Silver – G.R. Saunders Senior Choir, Stellarton

2340 Elementary School Choir, Grade 6 & under

Silver – G.R. Saunders Junior Choir, Stellarton

Silver – St. Mary’s Education Centre/Academy Choir

April 26 ~ St. Andrew’s Church

2960 Contemporary Folk Song Solo, 15 & 16 years

84 – Noel Fougere, Antigonish

2860 Traditional Folk Song Solo, 15 & 16 years

86 – William Austin, Braeshore

84 – Cameron Osgood, Antigonish

2870 Traditional Folk Song Solo, 17 & 18 years

85 – Leah McPherson, Stellarton

84 – Emily Langille, Lyons Brook

2970 Contemporary Folk Song Solo, 17 & 18 years

84 – Marlee Fraser, Stellarton

83 – Elise Canning, Antigonish

83 – Tia McNiven, New Glasgow

April 27 ~ First Presbyterian Church Hall

2930 Contemporary Folk Song Solo, 9 & 10 years

86 – Jesse McCarron, New Glasgow

85 – Dominic Buchignani, New Glasgow

85 – Divjot Kalsi, Antigonish

2830-1 Traditional Folk Song Solo, 9 & 10 years

87 – Avery Cohen, New Glasgow, Kangaroo Sat On an Oak

86 – Delaney Dean, Stellarton, Mairi’s Wedding

2830-2 Traditional Folk Song Solo, 9 & 10 years

85 – Dominic Buchignani, New Glasgow

84 – Divjot Kalsi, Antigonish

2840 Traditional Folk Song Solo, 11 & 12 years

86 – Maya MacGillivray, Stellarton

84 – Keinon Bourque-DeCoste, Westville

April 25 ~ St. Andrew’s Church

5065 Vocal Solo, Boy, 10 years & under

Test Piece: Skye Boat Song, RCM 1

85 – Evan Boulter New Glasgow

5015 Vocal Solo, Girl, 10 years & under

Test Piece: Red River Valley, RCM 1

86 – Avery Cohen, New Glasgow

85 – Delaney Dean, Stellarton

April 25 ~ St. Andrew’s Church

5410 Sacred Solo, Boy, 10 & under

Test Piece: All Through the Night RCM 2

87 – Evan Boulter, New Glasgow

85 – David Bannerman, Antigonish

5450 Sacred Solo, Girl, 10 & under

Test Piece: All Through the Night RCM 2

87 – Josephine Leadbetter, New Glasgow

86 – Avery Cohen, New Glasgow

From left: Caroline Boulter chats with adjudicator Anthony Rissesco after the string competition at St. George’s Anglican Church in conjunction with New Glasgow Music Festival. (Goodwin photo)