Six Nelsonites earned their spot at an upcoming provincial music festival in Powell River from May 26 to 29. (L-R) Galen Boulanger qualified in intermediate musical theatre

Kootenay musicians en route to Powell River provincials

Galen Boulanger, Michael Marsland, Tibo Kolmel, Emma Chart, Maz Thompson and Isabelle McAleer all qualified.

During the annual Kootenay Music Festival of the Arts, held in Trail in April, six Nelsonites earned their spot at the upcoming provincial music festival in Powell River from May 26 to 29.

Galen Boulanger qualified in intermediate musical theatre and received the award for best all-round singer. Michael Marsland qualified in intermediate musical theatre, Emma Chart qualified for intermediate singing and Tibo Kolmel was received the prestigious Ian Smith Memorial Award for strings.

Not pictured are Isabelle McAleer and Max Thompson, who qualified for junior musical theatre and classical voice respectively.

 

 

Just Posted

Women, children escaping domestic violence have few options in Nelson

The 11th annual Report Card on Homelessness shows a need for women’s housing

Logging protester arrested near Balfour

Jessica Ogden remains in custody until a hearing date is set

First Nations included in latest Columbia River Treaty talks

Seventh round of negotiations between Canada and U.S. wrap up in Washington D.C.

Close to 1000 people expected to hear international evangelist Angus Buchan this weekend

The Mighty Men’s Conference is taking place in Castlegar June 28-30.

Astronaut David Saint-Jacques returns to Earth, sets Canadian space record

Native of Saint-Lambert, Que., set a record for longest single spaceflight by a Canadian at 204 days

Poll: Rising gas prices force B.C. residents rethink summer road trips

63 per cent of respondents reported gas prices are impacting their day-to-day finances

PHOTO: Moose cow and calf relax in Williams Lake flower garden

The homeowners got a surprise when they checked their most recent surveillance footage

Two in hospital after plane crashes in Okanagan Lake

RCMP say wheels left down caused landing plane to overturn on lake

The world’s Indigenous speakers gather in B.C.’s capital to revitalize languages

Organizers estimate about 1,000 delegates from 20 countries will be at the conference

Companies need clearer rules on workplace relationships, study suggests

One-third of Canadians have been in love at work, and half say no policy on the matter exists

B.C. teen killed by fallen tree on field trip remembered as hero

13-year-old Tai Caverhill was the first to spot the tree falling and warned his friends

Surrey RCMP raises Pride flag amid din of protesters

There were about 30 protesters on either side, and 20 Mounties doing crowd control

‘Text neck’ causing bone spurs to grow from millennials’ skulls, researchers say

Technology use from early childhood causing abnormal bone growths in 41 per cent of young adults

Most Read