Powell River Academy of Music
Scholarship Winners

Scholarship Winners

Seventeen young musicians performed for scholarships at the annual Powell River Academy of Music Scholarship Competition on May 27, 2023.

The Powell River Academy of Music holds an annual scholarship competition for students 18 and under at the Academy. The scholarship money is generously donated by patrons and teachers. The scholarships assist students in their future studies.

The Academy congratulates all the students for their excellent performances.

Piano performers included Lukas Arajs, Xijia Liu, Juan de Flamingh, Lime Kim, Illeana MacLaine, Owen Ashworth, Liam Harding, Hila de Villiers, Xiya Liu, Leeya de Villiers, Havana HallGauthier, Madyx Whiteway, Eric Ruegg, Jaid Kirzakow.

Scholarship recipient for the Daryl and Doreen Smith Scholarship awarded in Junior Piano (12 years and under) Lime Kim, Runner-Up Juan de Flamingh, Honourable Mention Xijia Liu.

Scholarship recipient for the Lillian Dickson Memorial Scholarship awarded in Senior Piano (13 to 18 years) is Jaid Kirzakow, Runner-Up Eric Ruegg, Honourable Mention Leeya de Villiers.

Instrumental performers included Aiden Arajs, Silas van Wiltenburg, Kyla de Villiers.

Scholarship recipient for the Mr. & Mrs. Derry Simpson Scholarship awarded in Junior Instrumental (12 years and under) is Aiden Arajs, Runners-Up Kyla de Villiers and Silas van Wiltenburg.