John B. Somerset Shield

Trophies

John B. Somerset Shield

John B. Somerset Shield
Awarded for the most outstanding performance by a Youth Community Choir, 16 years and under 

Sir James Aikins donated the John B. Somerset Shield to the Winnipeg Music Festival in 1927 in memory of John B. Somerset.  The shield was originally awarded for the most outstanding performance by a Children’s Choir, Open Class.  It is currently awarded for the most outstanding performance by a Youth Community Choir, 16 years and under.

Winners

1927 Hampton Street United Church Junior Choir
1928 Young United Church Girls' Choral Class
1929 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
1930 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
1931 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
1932 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
1933 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
1934 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
1935 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
1936 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
1937 Augustine Sunday School Choir
1938 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
1939 Helen Horton Studio Choir
1940 Augustine United Church
1941 Helen Horton Studio Choir
1942 Helen Horton Studio Choir
1943 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
1944 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
1945 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
1946 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
1947 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
1948 Winnipeg Junior Musical Club Choir
1949 Winnipeg Junior Musical Club Choir
1950 Winnipeg Junior Musical Club Choir
1951 Winnipeg Junior Musical Club Choir
1952 Winnipeg Junior Musical Club Choir
1953 no entry
1954 Winnipeg Girls' Choir
1955 Winnipeg Girls' Choir
1956 Winnipeg Girls' Choir
1957 Winnipeg Girls' Choir
1958 Winnipeg Girls' Choir
1959 no entry
1960 Mennonite Children's Choir
1961 Winnipeg Girls' Choir
1962 Mennonite Children's Choir
1963 Winnipeg Girls' Choir
1964 Winnipeg Girls' Choir
1965 Winnipeg Girls' Choir
1966 Winnipeg Girls' Choir
1967 Winnipeg Girls' Choir
1968 Winnipeg Girls' Choir
1969 Mennonite Children's Choir
1970 Winnipeg Girls' Choir
1971 Winnipeg Boy's Choir
1972 Winnipeg Girls' Senior Choir
1973 Winnipeg Girls' Senior Choir
1974 Winnipeg Girls' Senior Choir
1975 Maple Leaf Choir
1976 no entry
1977 Winnipeg Senior Girls' Choir
1978 Maple Leaf Choir
1979-1981 no entries
1982 Fort Frances Youth Choir
1983 no entry
1984 Fort Frances Children's Choir
1985 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
1986 The Boys of St. George's Church Choir
1987 St. James Assiniboia Show Choir
1988 St. James Assiniboia Show Choir
1989 Winnipeg Mennonite Children's Choir
1990 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
1991 Jr. High Conservatory Singers
1992 Winnipeg Youth Chorus
1993 ASYC Boys' Choir
1994 St. James Children's Choir
1995 St. James Assiniboia Concert Choir
1996 St. James Children's Choir
1997 St. James Assiniboia Concert Choir
1998 Winnipeg Girls' Choir (Junior)
1999 Mennonite Children's Choir

2000 SJSD Junior Concert Choir
2001 SJSD Junior Concert Choir
2002 ASYC Chorale
2003 Louis Riel East Treble Choir
2004 SJSD Jr. Concert Choir
2005 Pembina Trails Voices - Chorale
2006 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
2007 Pembina Trails Voices - Choraliers
2008 Pembina Trails Voices - Choraliers
2009 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
2010 Pembina Trails Voices - Choraliers
2011 St. James-Assiniboia Junior Concert Choir
2012 Pembina Trails Voices – Chorale
2013 St. James Assiniboia Junior Concert Choir
2014 Pembina Trails Voices - Chorale
2015 Pembina Trails Voices - Chorale
2016 Pembina Trails Voices - Chorale
2017 Pembina Trails Voices - Chorale