Gregory Lewis plays the violin

Gregory Lewis / Source: ENKOR Competition

Music students recognized nationally and internationally

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.

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