NELSON MUSICAL FESTIVAL ASSOCIATION
A registered charitable society since 1930
WE NEED YOUR HELP
Kootenay Festival of the Arts
is dedicated to providing an opportunity
for young performers to achieve excellence.
To encourage participation,
we would like to keep entrance fees as low as possible and
obtain high-quality adjudicators.
We would also like to continue to reward excellence with a variety of awards.
Festival Supporters for 2022
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“The Ian Douglas Smith Award, administered by the Osprey Foundation, provides a substantial annual award to an outstanding music student, preferably in strings, in memory of Ian, a violinist who participated in the festival for many years.”
Supporter and Donor’s Brochure
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As we depend entirely on voluntary assistance and support,
we are asking you to consider a cash donation to the Festival.
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Please, use this form to identify your donation by cheque or cash
or by e-transfer to “”
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President: Wendy Herbison
Vice-President: Leah Gray
Secretary: Joy Gillender
Treasurer: Margaret Stacey
Dance: Carole Bonin
Piano: Ellie Hedges
Strings: Vic Neufeld and Margot Zimmer
Voice and Speech Arts: Leah Gray
Winds: Tatiana Krol
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