Beryl Ferguson Memorial Trophy

Trophies

Beryl Ferguson Memorial Trophy

Beryl Ferguson Memorial Trophy

Awarded for the most outstanding performance in a competition of Grade 10 instrumentalists

Former pupils of Beryl Ferguson donated the Beryl Ferguson Memorial Trophy to the Winnipeg Music Festival in 1947.  Ms. Ferguson was born in Winnipeg in 1899 and died in 1940.  She studied piano with Milan Sokoloff and later with Leonard Heaton.  She became very popular as a teacher and attracted a large class of students, organizing competitions between her pupils as well as encouraging them to compete in the Winnipeg Music Festival.

Winners

1947 Leslie Sawak
1948 Sidney Zimmerman
1949 Sidney Elizabeth Young
1950 Joan Grinke
1951 Sandra Sisler
1952 Vera Tarnowski
1953 Shelagh Roberta Gilmore
1954 Freda Coodin
1955 Paul Ross
1956 Ailsa Lawson
1957 Eleanor London
1958 Karen Borthistle
1959 Rennie London
1960 Morna-June Morrow
1961 Gerard Price
1962 Wirlana Kysilewsky
1963 Robert Kraichy
1964 Arne Wagner
1965 Andrea Graham
1966 Roy Roshko
1967 Jane Vasey
1968 Roslyn Storey
1969 Elizabeth Lupton
1970 Judy Kehler
1971 Elaine Smith
1972 Douglas Finch
1973 Karen Yamada
1974 Debbie Davie
1975 Dietmar Schmuecker
1976 Barbara Lawton
1977 Helen Choi
1978 Karen Klassen
1979 Catherine Sim
1980 Gerald Legiehn
1981 Alvin Deshauer
1982 Colleen Schellenberg
1983 John Roderick Cole
1984 Gae Loreen Barkman
1985 Maya de Forest
1986 Deborah Smythe
1987 Katherine Byrne
1988 Christopher Smythe
1989 Elroy Friesen
1990 Ryan McClelland
1991 Rachel Anderson
1992 Darren Wong
1993 Vernon Regehr
1994 Victoria Gomon
1995 Huong Tran
1996 Valdine Ritchie
1997 Seijiro Tsuchi
1998 Kevin Wong
1999 Andrea Schellenberg

2000 Terrilee Friesen
2001 Alexander Peden
2002 Sheldon Xu
2003 Kar-Fai Gee
2004 Diane Kim
2005 Madeline Hildebrand
2006 Albert Liao
2007 Katya Poplyansky
2008 Yue Chang
2009 Evan Giroux
2010 Corinna Jin
2011 Jaena Kim
2012 Emma Ridd
2013 Hannah Chan
2014 Viola Zhou
2015 Sarah Pu
2016 Ethan Lin
2017 Callum Goulet-Kilgour