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

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.