Top festival performers headline concert

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Top festival performers headline concert

(Top) Accompanied by teacher Audrey Johnson (left), Alec Hammond performs a movement of Martha Mier’s Concerto in Classical Style during the Creston Festival of the Arts Star of the Festival concert held at Prince Charles Theatre on March 6.

(Bottom) The award winners from Creston’s Festival of the Arts: (from left) Noah Koehoorn (piano adjudicator’s choice), Ben Collison (intermediate piano, ensemble piano), Bronwyn McKenna, Madison McBlain (ensemble strings), Noelle Lavalle (ensemble strings), Hannah Bradish (strings adjudicator’s choice, performer at Performing Arts BC festival), Erin Collison (intermediate piano, ensemble piano), Lukas Gribbin, Alec Hammond (overall piano), Ian Mackay (intermediate strings, ensemble strings), Emma Penner (primary piano, Linda Stobbe Concerto Award), Danielle Sonntag (advanced piano, advanced strings, observer at Performing Arts BC festival), Taija Bibby (primary strings), Heidi Anderson (intermediate strings), Sophia Smith (overall strings).