Scholarships

The Parkland Music Festival awards a number of performance scholarships to students who perform exceptionally well. Chosen by the adjudicator, each scholarship winner is presented with their award at the annual Gala Concert. Scholarships are available in guitar, piano, strings, and voice. To be eligible for a scholarship, student must live or study in Parkland County (including Spruce Grove and Stony Plain). If you would like to donate towards a scholarship, please contact Festival Administrator, Laura Goerz (contact information found on the Contact Us page).

Below is a listing of the scholarships available at the 2017 Parkland Music Festival as well as scholarship recipients from previous years.

2017 Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship NameRecipientDonor
88.1 The ONE Post-Secondary Scholarship Liam Whatley 88.1 The ONE Parkland's Best Country 
88.1 The ONE Post-Secondary Scholarship Jordan Melnyk 88.1 The ONE Parkland's Best Country 
Guitar - Ages 12 and Under N/A - None Eligible Nelson Environmental Remediation 
Guitar - Ages 16 and Under Emma Rose Marian Rotary Club of Stony Plain 
Guitar - Ages 17 and Over Liam Whatley Over The Top Concrete Pumping 
Piano - Classical - Grade 2 and Under Alexis Diachinsky Kinsmen Club of Stony Plain 
Piano - Classical - Grade 4 and Under Jenna Kragt Kay Law and Mediation 
Piano - Classical - Grade 7 and Under Kianna Slootweg Nelson Environmental Remediation 
Piano - Classical - Grade 8 and Over Sena Lovsin Kay Law and Mediation 
Piano - Most Outstanding Classical Piano Nicole Nelson Rotary Club of Stony Plain - In Memory Of Chuck Morrison 
Piano - Outstanding Canadian Composer Performance - Grade 4 and Under Jillian Stockwell Darlin Jewellers 
Piano - Outstanding Canadian Composer Performance - Grade 5 and Over Jalena Slootweg Alberta Registered Music Teacher's Association 
Piano - Popular/Jazz/Ragtime - Ages 10 and Under Hayden Badry 360 Wellness 
Piano - Popular/Jazz/Ragtime - Ages 14 and Under Jalena Slootweg Nelson Environmental Remediation 
Piano - Popular/Jazz/Ragtime - Ages 15 and Over Joshua Banks Nelson Environmental Remediation 
Strings - Ages 12 and Under Naomi LenKenhoff Kay Law and Mediation 
Strings - Ages 16 and Under N/A - None Eligible Rotary Club of Stony Plain 
Strings - Ages 17 and Over N/A - None Eligible Spruce Grove Veterinary Clinic 
Voice - Classical - Ages 08 and Under N/A - None Eligible Kinette Club of Spruce Grove 
Voice - Classical - Ages 12 and Under Kenna Smith Over The Top Concrete Pumping 
Voice - Classical - Ages 16 and Under Victoria Burman Rotary Club of Stony Plain 
Voice - Classical - Ages 17 and Over Kayla Papaianni Kay Law and Mediation 
Voice - Most Outstanding Classical Voice Emma Rose Marian Royal Canadian Legion Stony Plain Branch 256 
Voice - Most Outstanding Popular/Musical Theatre Voice Jordan Melnyk Royal Canadian Legion Stony Plain Branch 256 
Voice - Popular/Musical Theatre - Ages 08 and Under N/A - None Eligible Spruce Grove Veterinary Clinic 
Voice - Popular/Musical Theatre - Ages 12 and Under Kenna Smith Over The Top Concrete Pumping 
Voice - Popular/Musical Theatre - Ages 16 and Under Mariah Starreveld Rotary Club of Stony Plain 
Voice - Popular/Musical Theatre - Ages 17 and Over Jordan Melnyk Over The Top Concrete Pumping 
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2016 Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship NameRecipientDonor
88.1 The ONE Post Secondary Scholarship Brendan Evjen 88.1 The ONE Parkland's Best Country 
88.1 The ONE Post Secondary Scholarship Kelsey Vankosky 88.1 The ONE Parkland's Best Country 
Piano - Classical - Grade 2 and Under Naomi Iampen Trim-Line Design of Parkland 
Piano - Classical - Grade 4 and Under Emily Nelson Trim-Line Design of Parkland 
Piano - Classical - Grade 7 and Under Emma Marian Nelson Environmental Remediation 
Piano - Classical - Grade 8 and Over Brendan Evjen Nelson Environmental Remediation 
Piano - Most Outstanding Classical Nicole Nelson Rotary Club of Stony Plain 
Piano - Outstanding Canadian Composer Performance - Grade 4 and Under Katie Rolph Trim-Line Design of Parkland 
Piano - Outstanding Canadian Composer Performance - Grade 5 and Over Brendan Evjen Alberta Registered Music Teacher's Association 
Piano - Popular/Jazz/Ragtime - Ages 15 and Over Emma Kerr Spruce Grove Lions Club 
Strings - Ages 12 and Under Mikaela Olsen Lydia Neufeld 
Voice - Classical - Ages 12 and Under Harmony Handsaeme Over The Top Concrete Pumping 
Voice - Classical - Ages 16 and Under Emma Marian Over The Top Concrete Pumping 
Voice - Classical - Ages 17 and Over Kelsey Vankosky Stony Plain Lions Club 
Voice - Most Outstanding Classical Kelsey Vankosky Over The Top Concrete Pumping 
Voice - Most Outstanding Popular/Musical Theatre Kelsey Vankosky Over The Top Concrete Pumping 
Voice - Popular/Musical Theatre - Ages 12 and Under Harmony Handsaeme Dori Whyte Music Studio 
Voice - Popular/Musical Theatre - Ages 16 and Under Jordan Melnyk Kinsmen Club of Stony Plain 
Voice - Popular/Musical Theatre - Ages 17 and Over Kelsey Vankosky Servus Credit Union 
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