Lord Tweedsmuir Memorial Trophy

Trophies

Lord Tweedsmuir Memorial Trophy

Lord Tweedsmuir Memorial Trophy
Awarded for the most outstanding performance by a Children’s Community Choir, 12 years and under 

The St. Andrew’s Society donated the Lord Tweedsmuir Memorial Trophy to the Winnipeg Music Festival in 1941.  The trophy was originally awarded annually for the most outstanding performance by an Adult Church Choir.  It is currently awarded for the most outstanding performance by a Children’s Community Choir, 12 years and under.

John Buchan was born in 1875 and died in 1940.  Mr. Buchan was the author of a number of biographies and historical works.  He became Baron Tweedsmuir in 1935, and served as Governor General of Canada from 1935 to 1940.  Lord Tweedsmuir was the author of a number of biographies and historical works, including “A History of the Great War”, as well as a long series of novels and romances.  One of his final books was his autobiography, “Memory Hold the Door”.

Winners

1941 St. Stephen's - Broadway United Church Choir
1942 St. Stephen's - Broadway United Church Choir
1943 St. Stephen's - Broadway United Church Choir
1944 St. Andrew's United Church River Heights
1945 no entry
1946 St. Stephen's - Broadway United Church Choir
1947 St. Stephen's - Broadway United Church Choir
1948 St. Stephen's - Broadway United Church Choir
1949 St. Stephen's - Broadway United Church Choir
1950 St. James Anglican Church Choir
1951 Daniel McIntyre Alumni Ladies Choir
1952 St. Stephen's - Broadway United Church Choir
1953 St. Stephen's - Broadway United Church Choir
1954 Daniel McIntyre Alumnae Ladies Choir
1955 Daniel McIntyre Alumni Choir
1956 St. Paul's United Church Choir
1957 St. Paul's United Church Choir
1958 St. Stephen's - Broadway United Church Choir
1959 St. Stephen's - Broadway United Church Choir
1960 St. Stephen's - Broadway United Church Choir
1961 St. Stephen's - Broadway United Church Choir
1962 St. Stephen's - Broadway United Church Choir
1963 Association United Ukranian Canadians "Bandurist" Male Chorus
1964 Polish "Sokol" Choir
1965 Mennonite Brethren Bible College
1966 St. Alban's Anglican Church Choir
1967 St. George's Anglican Church Choir
1968 Kelvin Graduates Choir
1969 Kelvin Graduates Choir
1970 Treble Teens Choir - Steinbach
1971 Steinbach Community Choir
1972 Brandon University Chorale
1973 Kelvin Graduates Choir
1974 Aurora Singers - Thompson
1975 Grads Choir
1976 The Grad Choir
1977 Bass Cleff Chorus of Winnipeg
1978 no entry
1979 no entry
1980 Augustine United Church
1981 Elim Chapel Choir
1982 St. Stephen's Broadway
1983 Winnipeg Male Chorus
1984 Elim Chapel Choir
1985 no entry
1986 Winnipeg Bible College Singers
1987 Winnipeg Bible College Singers
1988 Winnipeg Bible College Singers
1989 Winnipeg Bible College Singers
1990 no entry
1991 Winnipeg Police Male Choir
1992 Providence College Singers
1993 Grace Bible Church Choir
1994 Providence College Singers
1995 Holy Cross Parish Choir
1996 Grace Bible Church Choir
1997 Providence College Singers
1998 Providence College Singers
1999 Grace Bible Church

2000 Holy Cross Parish Choir
2001 St. Andrew's River Heights United Church - Youth Chorus
2002 Regent’s Park United Church
2003 no entry
2004 no entry
2005 no entry
2006 St. James School Division Junior Concert Choir
2007 Winnipeg Mennonite Children’s Choir
2008 Pembina Trails Voices - Boys
2009 SJSD Junior Concert Choir
2010 St. James-Assiniboia Junior Concert Choir
2011 Louis Riel Divisional Treble Choir
2012 Louis Riel School Division Treble Choir
2013 Louis Riel Divisional Treble Choir
2014 Pembina Trails Voices - Choraliers
2015 No Entry
2016 Winnipeg Boys' Choir
2017 Winnipeg Boys' Choir Chamber Chorus