Cowichan Consort Orchestra presented its annual Featuring Our Youth concert of the 2019 concerto winners.
In the 2019 year : Anna Betuzzi, oboe, won the Senior category, Evan Overman, trumpet, won the Intermediate, and Anjulie Djearam, voice, won the Junior category. All three winners performed March 2nd at 7:30 pm at the Christian Reformed Church at 930 Trunk Road in Duncan.
Anna played Mozart ’s famous oboe concerto K314, Evan played the ever popular Haydn E Flat trumpet concerto, and Anjulie, soprano, sang the beautiful Laudate Dominum from Mozart’s Vesperae K339. The Consort Orchestra rounded out the program with Haydn’s ‘London’ Symphony #104. Robert Mari conducted.
THEN Consort Concerto Winners for 2020 had their concert just before the Pandemic was announced, performing on March 7th 2020. Winners were announced into 3 categories once again as the performances were most remarkable ! Senior winner was Ayari Kasukawa, alto saxophone, Intermediate: Mai Ikemura, viola, and Junior: Keisha McKay, piano. Guest Conductor was Nathan Jacklin for the evening.