2016 Pentland Awards

Award of Excellence

BC Registered Music Teachers’ Association

Awarded on September 24, 2016
Presented to Cynthia Taylor, President

“Extraordinary contribution to Canadian music, both through its devotion to fostering the teaching of Canadian repertoire as part of a well-rounded curriculum, and through the BCRMTA’s competitions and awards for the performance of Canadian music.”

International Choral Kathaumixw

Awarded on July 9, 2016
Presented to Don James, Founder

“CMC BC is thrilled to recognize the extraordinary contribution of the International Choral Kathaumixw to Canadian music over more than three decades, through performances and commissions of Canadian works.”

Casse-Tête Festival

Awarded on June 25, 2016
Presented to Jeremy Stewart, Founder

“Casse-Tête has made an amazing contribution to Canadian music by championing leading Canadian composers, commissioning new works, and providing a platform for leading performers of new music to collaborate together.”

Outstanding Performance

Sweet Scarlet

Awarded on July 9, 2016

International Choral Kathaumixw: Sweet Scarlet for their performance of Stephen Hatfield’s Three Ways to Vacuum Your House.

Nicole Linaksita

Awarded on September 24, 2016

BCRMTA Piano Competition