Adjudicators


Audrey Andrist, senior piano
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Hailed as a “stunning pianist with incredible dexterity” (San Francisco Classical Voice), Canadian pianist Audrey Andrist has thrilled...


Cherith Alexander, intermediate piano
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Cherith Alexander is a dynamic Saskatchewan pianist.  After completing her A.R.C.T. at the age of 15, Cherith began studying with William...


Christine Bootland, cello
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Calgary native, Christine Bootland began her studies with Fay Johnson and later at the Mount Royal College Academy of Music with John Kadz...


Christine Prince, junior violin
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Violist Christine Prince has enjoyed an extensive career as an orchestral musician in North America and Europe. She currently holds tenured...


Jeff Plotnick, intermediate and senior violin
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A native of Dayton, Ohio, Mr. Plotnick recently retired after completing his thirtieth season as Principal Second Violin with the Calgary...


Margot Sim, classical voice and music theatre
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Winnipeg born soprano Margot Sim enjoys multi-tasking as a teacher, adjudicator, conductor, and clinician. She holds a Licentiate diploma...


Mark Thompson, brass and woodwinds
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Mark Thompson is a passionate music educator dedicated to promoting growth in individual artistic endeavours.  Achieving communication with...


Michael Kolk, classical guitar
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Born in Vancouver, Michael Kolk has performed at music festivals and concert halls throughout Europe and North America and has been called...


Patricia Tao, junior piano
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Pianist Patricia Tao leads an active life as a performer, teacher and concert organizer. She performed throughout North America and Europe...


Thomas Yee, senior piano
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Thomas Yee from Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, has won First Prizes in over 20 national and international competitions. Most recently,...


Valerie Muzzolini, harp
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Born in Nice, France, Valerie Muzzolini Gordon began to study harp at age seven and made her first national television appearance when she...