Four Desautels Faculty of Music students have won major awards this summer for their musical talents.
Miles Thomsen (B. Mus. trumpet), Nolan Powell (B. Mus. guitar), and first-year student Paul Williamson (B. Mus., piano) competed in the 44th Annual National Music Festival held in Kelowna at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus from August 14-16. All three students were awarded top prizes during the Festival Competition: Thomsen, first prize in the brass category; Powell, second prize in guitar; and Williamson, first prize in piano. Williamson is from British Columbia and has recently relocated to Winnipeg to study music at the U of M.